Swiss Post’s ONR Board of Directors’ Committee has appointed Wolfgang Eger as the new Chief Information Officer (CIO). Wolfgang Eger currently holds the position of Head of Operations and Engineering at Swisscom Ltd. He will take up his position at Swiss Post no later than by March 2019.

Wolfgang Eger has held various management functions in IT and telecommunications at Swisscom Ltd since 2003. The 52-year-old has also previously worked for Lufthansa, EDS Information Business GmbH and McKinsey & Company and possesses many years of experience in the management and development of ICT organizations.

Wolfgang Eger is married, the father of twins and holds dual Swiss and German citizenship. He studied mathematics and IT at the universities of Mannheim and Karlsruhe and has obtained various additional qualifications, including from the Harvard Business School in Boston. As the new CIO of Swiss Post, Wolfgang Eger will take over the overall functional management of the newly merged IT departments. Swiss Post decided to merge its IT operations in April 2018 as part of the development of ICT.

When he takes up his position as Swiss Post’s CIO, Wolfgang Eger will become a member of Swiss Post’s Extended Executive Management and will replace the interim head Markus Bacher.

Source: Swiss Post