Frank Egholm new CEO of Orell Füssli Thalia Ltd

Zurich, August 18, 2016 – The Board of Directors of Orell Füssli Thalia Ltd has appointed Frank Egholm as the new CEO of Orell Füssli Thalia Ltd.  

The 45-year-old graduate in business administration, who will assume his new post on October 1, 2016, has many years of management experience in trading organisations. Mr Egholm most recently headed the operations of Staples, the world’s largest office supplies chain, in the Germany/Austria/Switzerland region. Successful assignments over a number of years in the clothing, food and animal nutrition sectors round off Mr Egholm’s career profile. 

The Board of Directors and the CEO of Orell Füssli Holding Ltd are delighted that Orell Füssli Thalia has succeeded in securing the services of a candidate with wide international trading and management experience in the person of Frank Egholm. 

Orell Füssli Thalia Ltd is a joint venture established in 2013 between Orell Füssli Book Retailing Ltd and Thalia Bücher AG to form the largest book retailer in Switzerland. Orell Füssli holds an interest of 50%.


Orell Füssli Holding Ltd, phone +41 44 466 72 73, media@orellfuessli.com, www.orellfuessli.com


Orell Füssli is a diversified industrial and trading group focusing on the core businesses of banknote & security printing, industrial systems used in the individualisation of security documents and branded products, book retailing and publishing. Orell Füssli generates sales of some CHF 300 million with about 900 employees at locations in eight countries and is listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange



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