Board of Directors

There are seven members of PostFinance Ltd’s Board of Directors. Marcel Bührer has been the Chairman since 1 July 2021. The Board of Directors is the highest official body within PostFinance Ltd.

  • 1960, Switzerland, member since 1 July 2021, lic.oec. University of St. Gallen

    Committees

    • IT & Digitization
    • Organisation, Nomination & Remuneration
    • Risk

    Professional background

    • Companjon Services DAC (CTO, Member of the Executive Board)
    • Swisscard AECS GmbH (CEO)
    • Credit Suisse (Head of Shared Business Services (Banking Operations and Logistics), payment transactions)
    • Bührer, Broger & Partner (Co-founder and advisor)
    • Fides Informatik AG (Analyst and project leader)

    Key posts

    • Koller Elektro AG, St. Moritz (Chairman of the Board of Directors)
    • Engadin St. Moritz Montains AG (Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors)
    • Companjon Services DAC (Member of the Board of Directors)
  • 1962, Switzerland, member since 1 January 2015, lic. rer. pol. (Economics, University of Basel), certified federal financial analyst and asset manager, AZEK

    Committees

    • Risk (Chair)
    • Audit & Compliance

    Professional background

    • Bank Julius Bär (Head of Investment Solutions Group / Chief Investment Officer, Member of the Executive Board)
    • ARECON AG (CEO, Chairman of the Board of Directors)
    • Winterthur Insurance (Head Asset Management, Chief Investment Officer, Member of Executive Management)
    • Other positions at UBS AG, Coutts Bank and Credit Suisse

    Key posts

    • Fisch Asset Management Ltd (Member of the Board of Directors)
    • WAGNER AG Informatik Dienstleistungen (Chairman of the Board of Directors, owner)
    • HFL Invest AG (Member of the Board of Directors, owner)
    • AXA Insurance Ltd (Member of the Board of Directors)
    • AXA Life Ltd (Member of the Board of Directors)
    • Swiss Finance & Property Group AG (Member of the Board of Directors)
    • Swiss Finance & Property Ltd (Member of the Board of Directors)
    • Swiss Finance & Property Funds AG (Member of the Board of Directors)
  • 1968, Switzerland, member since 12 September 2019, Swiss certified public accountant, business economist, Higher School of Economics and Administration

    Committees

    • Organization, Nomination & Remuneration

    Professional background

    • Ernst & Young Ltd (People Partner, Member of the Management Committee of Assurance Switzerland, Partner/Head of the Public Sector market area; Auditor)

    Key posts

    • Board of Directors at Swiss Post Ltd (member, Chair of Audit, Risk & Compliance Committee)
    • Board of Directors at Geberit AG (member)
    • Board of Directors at Mobimo Holding AG (member)
    • Board of Directors at Energie Oberkirch AG (member)
    • EXPERTsuisse (Member of the Professional Ethics Committee)
  • 1970, Switzerland, member since 18 August 2016, Lic. rer. pol. University of Bern, Executive MBA, HSG in Business Engineering

    Committees

    • Risk
    • Organisation, Nomination & Remuneration

     

    Professional background

    • Swiss Post Ltd (Head of Finance)
    • PostLogistics (Head of Finance)
    • BDO Visura (Vice-Director)

    Key posts

    • Swiss Post Insurance AG (Chair of the Board of Directors)
    • Post CH Ltd (Member of the Board of Directors)
    • Post Real Estate Ltd (Chair of the Board of Directors)
    • Post Real Estate Management and Services Ltd (Chair of the Board of Directors)
    • PostBus Ltd (Member of the Board of Directors)
    • Swiss Post pension fund (Vice-Chair of the Foundation Board)
    • Post CH Network Ltd (Member of the Board of Directors)
    • Post CH Communication Ltd (Member of the Board of Directors)
    • SPS Holding Ltd (Member of the Board of Directors)
  • 1961, Switzerland and Austria, member since 1 October 2012, Dr. iur., University of Vienna, M.C.J. (Master of Comparative Jurisprudence), New York University, USA, lic. iur., University of Geneva

    Committees

    • Organization, Nomination & Remuneration (Chair)
    • Audit & Compliance

    Professional background

    • Wealth & Legal Strategies (founder and owner)
    • Lombard Odier (Head of Legal & Compliance)
    • leading positions in the areas of Corporate Governance, Market Surveillance and Regulation in Swiss stock exchange organizations in Zurich and Geneva (SIX Swiss Exchange, Admission Board, Takeover Board, Geneva Stock Exchange)
    • Kreditbank (Suisse) SA (General Counsel)
    • Shearman & Sterling LLP (Lawyer, Mergers & Acquisitions)

    Key posts

    • Social Security Funds OAI/II/IC (“Compenswiss”) (Member of the Board of Directors)
  • 1959, United States and Italy, member since 31 October 2018, Bachelor’s degree in German Literature, University of California, San Diego, MBA in Finance, The Wharton School, Master’s degree in International Relations, University of Pennsylvania

    Committees

    • IT & Digitization (Chair)

    Professional background

    • UBS AG (Managing Director in Global Technology)
    • Bunge Ltd (business risk and finance transformation)
    • Merrill Lynch (various positions)
    • Instinet (risk management)
    • National Securities Clearing Corporation (various positions)
    • Bankers Trust (strategy planning)

    Key posts

    • Worldline SA (Member of the Board of Directors)
    • Quintet Private Bank (Switzerland) Ltd (Chair of the Board of Directors)
    • Bascoral GmbH (Chief Executive Officer, Owner)
    • Zetamind AG (Chair of the Board of Directors, joint owner)
    • Swiss Data Alliance (Member of the Managing Board)
  • 1954, Switzerland, member since 31 October 2018, degree in business economics (FH), University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland (FNHW, Olten), certified public accountant

    Committees

    • Audit & Compliance (Chair)
    • IT & Digitization

    Professional background

    • Brun Advisory GmbH (independent consultant)
    • Ernst & Young Ltd (various positions in Switzerland and abroad)
    • Fiduciaire Générale SA (various positions)
    • Organisation Zoller SA, Ingénieurs Conseils (IT consulting)

    Key posts

    • Banque Pictet & Cie SA (Member of the Board of Directors)