,  Press Release

Bernadette Koch appointed as a new Member of the Board of Directors of PostFinance

The extraordinary PostFinance Ltd General Meeting has elected Bernadette Koch, who was nominated by the Swiss Post Ltd Board of Directors, as a new member of the PostFinance Ltd Board of Directors. She succeeds Marco Durrer, who has stood down from the Board of Directors. In Bernadette Koch, PostFinance is gaining someone with in-depth knowledge of the Swiss banking landscape and who has a broad, cross-sector network at her disposal.

Bernadette Koch (1968) started her professional career in 1988 in the financial sector and worked, amongst other places, in the securities department of a regional bank. In 1993, she moved to EY Schweiz as an auditor, where she was active in a variety of roles in the following years. In 2008, she became a partner and head of the “Public Sector” market sector of EY Schweiz and from 2015 she was a Member of the Management Committee of EY Assurance Switzerland in the role of People Partners. In November 2018, Bernadette Koch was voted onto the Board of Directors of Swiss Post Ltd.

Bernadette Koch studied business administration at the Lucerne Higher School of Economics and Administration and is a certified public accountant. She lives with her partner near Sursee in the Canton of Lucerne.

With the appointment of Bernadette Koch, the Board of Directors of Swiss Post will again be directly represented on the Board of Directors of PostFinance. The Board of Directors would like to thank Marco Durrer for his many years of commitment to PostFinance and wishes him all the best for the future.


Rinaldo Tibolla
Media Spokesperson
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