Christoph Bärtschi to become new Head of HR for the COMET Group

The Board of Directors of COMET Holding AG has appointed Christoph Bärtschi to the position of Chief Human Resources Officer for the COMET Group as well as a member of the Executive Board. He will take up his new position in Flamatt on January 1, 2014.

Christoph Bärtschi (51) has amassed extensive HR management experience at prominent industrial companies such as Luwa (Zurich), von Roll (Solothurn) and Bosch (Solothurn). Since 2000, he has been serving as Head of HR and a member of the Executive Board at Scintilla AG (Bosch Group), the world's leading manufacturer of innovative power tools. In this role, Christoph Bärtschi was responsible for all operational and strategic aspects of HR management. Since 2005, he has also been responsible for cross-location issues between the various Bosch companies in Switzerland as well as heading up the Robert Bosch AG distribution company. 

Christoph Bärtschi is a Swiss national who earned a degree in business administration from the University of Zurich. He then continued his studies in the area of human resources management at the Institute of Applied Psychology of the University of Zurich.

«We are pleased, we could engage a very experienced Head of Human Resources with Christoph Bärtschi», said Ronald Fehlmann, CEO of COMET Group. «We also thank his predecessor Jürg Keller for the commitment he has shown over the last two years.»