Christian Baertschi to take over as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Serviceplan Group Switzerland Ltd. Peter Felser to resign from the Board of Directors. Pam Hügli and Raul Serrat to increase their shares in Serviceplan Suisse Ltd.
At the General Meeting of Serviceplan Group Switzerland Ltd, Christian Baertschi, Head of the House of Communication in Zurich, was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors. With his withdrawal from the Board, Peter Felser will be selling his shares in the agency. Pam Hügli, CEO, and Raul Serrat, Executive Creative Director of Serviceplan Suisse Ltd, will be buying these shares. In this way, they will be able to increase their share in the company and become even more involved.
As Chairman, Peter Felser has helped Christian Baertschi establish and expand the Serviceplan Group in Switzerland for the past six years. Peter Felser on his departure from Serviceplan:
«The last six years have been extremely exciting. The agency group has grown tremendously. I am pleased that I was able to bring some of my experience to the table to help establish and expand a successful agency.» According to Peter Felser, the Group’s prospects in Switzerland remain positive: «The combination of the business-minded approach taken by local CEOs and a strong international network is one of a kind. With Christian Baertschi, Pam Hügli, Raul Serrat and Balz Lendorff, the local agencies are well-positioned both operationally and strategically at the House of Communication. The clients appreciate these entrepreneurial insights.»
Christian Baertschi, new Chairman of the Board of Directors of Serviceplan Group Switzerland Ltd, states: «Peter Felser has significantly shaped the advertising market over the past decades while always keeping his feet planted firmly on the ground. We will miss him in his position as Chairman of the Board of Directors, but will continue to see him regularly as a friend.»
Pam Hügli, CEO of Serviceplan Suisse Ltd, says: «I had the pleasure of working together with Peter Felser for many years. He always served as a mentor who was able to optimally encourage and facilitate growth amongst his colleagues.» Raul Serrat echoes these sentiments: «Pam Hügli, Christian Baertschi and I are able to work together successfully and happily today because we all met one another in Peter Felser’s earlier agency.»