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Press release

Kathrin Amacker to become new Head of Group Communications

Berne, 05 May 2010

The Board of Directors has appointed Kathrin Amacker-Amann as the new Head of Group Communications and member of the Swisscom Group Executive Board.

Kathrin Amacker (born 1962) grew up in the canton of Basel-Land, holds a PhD II in pharmacy and is a senior Human Resources manager at Novartis. She has many years of experience working in a global Group operating in a heavily regulated environment. As former President of the Novartis Employee Association, she has been involved in change processes and has a wealth of experience in communicating with social partners. Kathrin Amacker has been actively involved in public life for many years and has a National Councillor mandate (CVP, BL), which she will relinquish before taking up her new post at Swisscom. She is married with three children.

Kathrin Amacker will take over as Head of Group Communications at Swisscom in autumn 2010, replacing Stefan N├╝nlist, who is leaving Swisscom at the end of May 2010. Until she takes up her new post, the unit will be managed internally.


Swisscom AG
Media Relations
3050 Bern