The Board of Directors of Swiss Post has appointed Hansruedi Köng as the new Head of PostFinance. The 45-year-old economist will take over from Jürg Bucher as Head of the financial arm of Swiss Post on 1 January 2012 and will also be a Member of Executive Management. Hansruedi Köng has been Head of Treasury since 2003 and also Head of Finance at PostFinance since 2007. He studied economics at the University of Berne and completed the advanced programme in financial management at the Swiss Finance Institute.
At its meeting on 3 May 2011, the Board of Directors of Swiss Post elected Hansruedi Köng as the new Head of PostFinance and as a Member of Executive Management at Swiss Post. Hansruedi Köng (aged 45) will take up his new position on 1 January 2012. He has been Head of Treasury since 2003 and also Head of Finance at PostFinance since 2007. Thanks to this experience and his position as a Member of the Board of PostFinance, he has excellent knowledge of operations and management of the financial arm of Swiss Post. He is very familiar with the current strategic development of the financial unit and will continue to advance the development of one of the main players in the Swiss retail financial market.