PostFinance Appoints Former Avaloq Exec as New Head of Payment Solutionsby Fintechnews Switzerland August 23, 2021
PostFinance, the financial services unit of Swiss Post, has appointed Benjamin Staeheli as the new Head of Payment Solutions who will also be joining the Executive Board as of 1 January 2022.
Staeheli will be joining the Payment Solutions unit with more than 250 employees which offers payment collection solutions for retailers and invoice issuers.
He will take on the leadership of the unit from Ron Schneider, who has headed the unit on an interim basis since the departure of Patrick Graf at the end of May 2021.
PostFinance said that the appointment of Staeheli will enable it to benefit from his proven expertise in financial services and information management.
Benjamin Staeheli has been Head of Global Banking Operations for the Avaloq Group since 2016. From 2008 to 2016, he was Head of Banking and a member of the Executive Board at B-Source SA which is now known as Avaloq Sourcing Ltd.
He also previously held a variety of managerial positions at Credit Suisse.
“I am delighted that Benjamin Staeheli will be assisting us on our path to becoming Swiss payment champion from next year. He will be an asset to PostFinance in strategically relevant fields thanks to his broad experience in banking and payment processes, his strategic, visionary approaches, his incisive mindset when it comes to digitization, and his understanding of technological trends.”
said Hansruedi Köng, CEO of PostFinance.