Pascal Schneebeli appointed as new CEO of Orell Füssli Thalia Ltd

Zurich, January 12, 2018 – Frank Egholm, currently CEO of Orell Füssli Thalia Ltd, has decided for personal reasons to leave the company on January 12, 2018.

Pascal Schneebeli has been appointed to replace Frank Egholm as CEO of Orell Füssli Thalia Ltd. Pascal Schneebeli is currently CFO of Orell Füssli Thalia Ltd, was a co-founder of online bookseller buch.ch (now orellfuessli.ch) and has many years of experience in the industry. Since 2015 he has contributed significantly to the successful implementation of the transformation programme that was then initiated.

Orell Füssli Thalia Ltd is a joint venture between Orell Füssli Book Retailing Ltd and Thalia Bücher AG in which Orell Füssli Book Retailing Ltd holds a 50% interest.


Orell Füssli Holding Ltd, Arabelle Frey
Head Corporate Communications, Phone +41 44 466 72 73 


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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