04.11.15

Invision invests in Schneider Group as part of a succession solution

Schneider Group, a leading Swiss freight forwarder, secures its future: Three members of the operating management and Swiss investment company Invision become new shareholders in the company.

FOCUS ON INDEPENDENCE AND CONTINUITY

The succession solutions secures Schneider Group’s long-term independence and maintains continuity of leadership. While Urs Eggenberger, who acts currently as president of the board, will retire in 2016, his two colleagues in the senior management Hans Brunner and Markus Nüesch will keep their positions as CEO and CFO respectively. Moreover, with Martin Isler (branch manager Zurich), André Strebel (branch manager Geneva) und Daniel Girod (Head Oversea/Special Services) three long-term managers become shareholders in the company. Hence, long-term leadership of Schneider Group is secured.

SUCCESSFUL STRATEGY OF SCHNEIDER GROUP REMAINS IN PLACE

Due to the company’s strong positioning and successful development over the past years, no change of strategic alignment is foreseen. Hans Brunner, CEO of Schneider Group, comments: “I am very pleased that we have found a future-oriented succession solution for the continued successful development of the company. At the same time, we wish to thank Urs Eggenberger for his outstanding work and long-standing engagement for Schneider Group. We wish him all the best for the new stage of his life.

Together with the new shareholders and our 290 employees we will continue to be a competent and reliable logistics partner for our customers. Furthermore, we like to express our gratitude for the ongoing trust and collaboration of all our employees, customers and partners.”

ABOUT SCHNEIDER GROUP

Schneider Group is a mid-sized international freight forwarder. The logistics’ specialist plans and coordinates transnational cargo shipments at 16 locations in Switzerland, France, the Netherlands, Liechtenstein, Austria, the US and with partners worldwide. Besides classic road, sea- and air transports, Schneider offers a comprehensive set of further services especially in the area of customs clearance, value-added and special services.

For further information please go to www.schneider-transport.com

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