Matthias Remund, the current head of Swisscom"s Human Resources division, is to become the new CEO of Billag. The 37-year old Berner studied law at the University of Berne, where he obtained a licence to practice law. Mr Remund will take up his new position as CEO of Billag on 1 January 2001.
The new chairman of the Billag board of directors will be Jürg Rötheli. Rötheli heads the Corporate Legal Services at Swisscom.
Billag is a Swisscom subsidiary responsible for the collection of television and radio license fees and copyright fees in Switzerland. The company employs around 200 staff.