Head of HR Christoph Bärtschi will leave COMET Group

Media Release

Flamatt, Switzerland – Mai 31, 2016

Head of HR Christoph Bärtschi will leave COMET Group

Christoph Bärtschi, Chief Human Resources Officer and Member of the Executive Committee of COMET Group, has decided to leave the company in order to take on a new challenge as of 1 March 2017.

During his time at COMET Group, Christoph Bärtschi has helped in recent years to strengthen the international HR organization, develop the leadership program for management and promote talent management efforts in the Group to help support the successful implementation of its growth strategy.


The Board of Directors and management would like to thank him for his commitment. Christoph Bärtschi will still head up Corporate Human Resources until his departure from the organization.

Media Relations
Ines Najorka
Corporate Communications
T +41 31 744 99 96


Key dates

August 18, 2016

Publication of half-year report

November 23, 2016

Investor Day



The COMET Group is a globally leading, innovative Swiss technology company with a focus on the x-ray, radio frequency and ebeam businesses. With premium high-tech components and systems, we enable customers in numerous industries to both enhance the quality of their products and make their manufacturing more efficient and eco-friendly. Our innovative solutions under the COMET, YXLON and ebeam brands are in demand for applications such as materials testing and security inspection, the coating and treatment of surfaces, and non-contact sterilization. Based in Flamatt, Switzerland, the COMET Group has a presence in all world markets. We employ about 1,100 people worldwide, including approximately 370 in Switzerland. Besides production facilities in China, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland and the USA, we maintain various subsidiaries in the USA, China, Japan and Korea. COMET’s stock (COTN) is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange.