Swiss Post

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Swiss Post
Native name
(in German) Die Schweizerische Post
(in French) La Poste suisse
(in Italian) La Posta Svizzera
(in Romansh) La Posta Svizra
Fully state-owned limited company (AG) regulated by public law
Founded1849; 170 years ago (1849)
HeadquartersBern, Switzerland
Key people
Roberto Cirillo, CEO wef 21/9/2018
Revenue8,224 millions CHF (2015)
Number of employees
62,341 (2015)[1]

Swiss Post (French: La Poste suisse, Italian: La Posta Svizzera, German: Die Schweizerische Post, Romansh: La Posta Svizra) is the national postal service of Switzerland. A public company owned by the Swiss Confederation, it is the country's second largest employer[2] (after the Federation of Migros Cooperatives). The group is based in Bern.[3][4]

Postal wagons at the postal sorting facility in Sion, Switzerland. Mail between regional cities is transported by rail, to be delivered by postal bus, vans and cycles at a local level.

Leadership changes[edit]

In June 2018, Susanne Ruoff resigned as chief executive officer after its PostBus Switzerland subsidiary was accused of "manipulating its accounting and systematically concealing profits in order to collect excess subsidies."[5] Deputy CEO Ulrich Hurni will serve as CEO on an acting basis. Subsequently Roberto Cirrilo was appointed as new CEO on 21 Nov 2018.


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Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Annual report 2015" Swiss Post. Retrieved on 10 March 2016
  2. ^ "A public-sector company". Swiss Post. Retrieved 2006-06-16.
  3. ^ "Annual Report 2009." Swiss Post. 224/244. Retrieved on 7 December 2010. "Swiss Post Viktoriastrasse 21 P.O. Box 3030 Berne Switzerland."
  4. ^ "Contact." Swiss Post. Retrieved on 7 December 2010. "Viktoriastrasse 21 3030 Bern."
  5. ^ Taylor, Ian (11 June 2018). "External enquiry confirms "unacceptable misconduct" at Postbus". Post & Parcel. Retrieved 11 June 2018.

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