Swiss Post

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]

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; 171 years ago (1849)
HeadquartersBern, Switzerland
Key people
Roberto Cirillo, CEO wef 21/9/2018
Revenue8,224 million CHF (2015)
Number of employees
62,341 (2015)[1]
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 changesEdit

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 Cirillo was appointed as new CEO on 21 Nov 2018.


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Notes and referencesEdit

  1. ^ "Annual report 2015" Swiss Post. Retrieved on 10 March 2016
  2. ^ "A public-sector company". Swiss Post. Retrieved 16 June 2006.
  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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