SPS Executive Appointment - Jörg Vollmer to take over as Head of Swiss Post Solutions
The Board of Directors of Swiss Post Ltd has appointed Jörg Vollmer as the new Head of the Swiss Post Solutions (SPS) group unit and Member of Executive Management at Swiss Post Group. Jörg Vollmer will take over as Head of SPS on 1 January 2015.
In appointing Jörg Vollmer, Swiss Post is sending out a clear signal regarding the further development of the business process outsourcing (BPO) segment. In his current function as Vice President, the 47-year-old is responsible for the European BPO business of Hewlett-Packard where he has headed up the development of the business unit in various roles since 2005 and managed more than 6,000 staff in document management, accounting, human resources and customer relationship management. On 1 January 2015, he will succeed Frank Marthaler, who left Swiss Post at the end of June 2014. Jörg Vollmer is married and has two grown-up children.
Market position strengthened
With his longstanding experience in strategy development and implementation in various countries, German-born Vollmer has extensive expertise and an intuitive feel for the internationally focused business of Swiss Post Solutions. Swiss Post Solutions offers solutions for business process outsourcing and secure electronic communication. Jörg Vollmer will continue to pursue the group unit’s strategic path in order to strengthen its leading market position, especially within document management and information processing. A further goal will be the ongoing optimization of business processes in line with customer requirements.
Swiss Post Solutions (SPS) is a leading outsourcing provider of solutions for paper-based business processes and innovative services in document management. SPS' 6,800 employees support business clients in the areas of insurance, banking, telecommunications, media, retail, energy supply and travel & transportation in their digital transformation. Part of the Swiss Post group, SPS is headquartered in Zurich and Berne (Switzerland) with an active presence in all important international economic regions.