Christoph Aeschlimann

Head of IT, Network & Infrastructure

Member of the Group Executive Board since February 2019
Born 1977
Swiss citizen
Degree in computer science (Dipl. Ing.), Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne
MBA, McGill University

Portrait Christoph Aeschlimann

Christoph Aeschlimann has been Head of the IT, Network and Infrastructure division and a member of the Swisscom Group Executive Board since 2019. He completed his degree in computer science at the Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne and gained an MBA from McGill University in Canada. He began his professional career as a software developer at financial services provider Odyssey. After a short period with innovation services provider Zühlke, he returned to Odyssey, where he held a number of management positions. Before joining Swisscom, he worked for software developer ERNI in different managerial positions, initially as Managing Director Switzerland, then as CEO of the group.

“We invest in new technologies to offer our customers the best in a networked world.”


  • 2001–2004 Software Development Manager, Odyssey Asset Management Systems
  • 2006–2007 Business Unit Manager, Zühlke Group
  • 2007–2008 Area Services Manager, Odyssey Financial Technologies
  • 2008–2011 Senior Account Manager EMEA, Odyssey Financial Technologies
  • 2011–2012 Head of Switzerland and General Manager DACH & CIS, BSB
  • 2012–2014 Business Area Manager, ERNI Group
  • 2014–2017 Managing Director Schweiz, ERNI Group
  • 2017–2018 CEO, ERNI Group
  • Since February 2019 Head of the IT, Network & Infrastructure division, Swisscom Ltd
  • Since February 2019 Member of the Swisscom Group Executive Board


422 (as at 31.12.2021)

Other significant activities

  • Member of the CIO Advisory Board of Dell
  • Member of the Cisco Global Customer Advisory Board, San José