Prisca Hafner appointed Head of HR at the Comet Group

Media Release
Flamatt, December 6, 2017

Prisca Hafner appointed Head of HR at the Comet Group

The Board of Directors of Comet Holding AG has appointed Prisca Hafner as the Head of HR at the Comet Group and a member of the Executive Committee. Prisca Hafner will take up her role at the headquarters in Flamatt on January 8, 2018.

Prisca Hafner, a Swiss national, is bringing a wealth of experience from her 20-year career in a wide range of HR management positions at Swiss technology companies and from within the finance industry. Since 2008, she has been responsible for global HR management within various segments of the Swiss Oerlikon Group, with one of the highlights of her time there being the successful integration of two companies following a merger. Prior to this, Prisca Hafner gained valuable experience working as a consultant and in various HR management positions at Credit Suisse Asset Management in Zurich, Luxembourg and London.


“Human Resources is a key function for the further development of the Group,” said René Lenggenhager, CEO of the Comet Group. “We are delighted that in Prisca Hafner we have gained a very experienced Head of HR who has already successfully set up and managed HR organizations in major international companies.”

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Comet Group

The Comet Group is a globally leading, innovative Swiss technology company with a focus on X-ray, high-frequency and ebeam technologies. Using high-quality high-tech components and systems, we make it possible for customers from various industries to improve the quality of their products and make them both more efficient and more environmentally friendly. The innovative solutions under the Comet, Yxlon and ebeam brands are used in applications such as material and safety testing, the coating and treatment of surfaces, and contact-free sterilization.

Headquartered in Flamatt, Switzerland, Comet AG is now represented in all global markets. We employ around 1,300 people worldwide, including some 500 in Switzerland. In addition to production facilities in China, Germany, Denmark, Switzerland and the USA, we also maintain various subsidiaries in the USA, China, Japan and Korea. Comet stock (COTN) is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange.