The cemsuisse board of directors has appointed Dr. Stefan Vannoni (*1976) as the association’s new director. Stefan Vannoni presently holds the post of deputy chief of general economic policy and education at economiesuisse. As deputy chief economist of the Swiss Business Federation, Dr. Vannoni is well-acquainted with the key concerns of the manufacturing industry and of Switzerland as a business location. Stefan Vannoni was also an infrastructure project manager at economiesuisse. Dr. Stefan Vannoni will start work on 01.02.2017 and, in mid-2017, take over the cemsuisse operating reins from Georges Spicher, who will be retiring after 20 years’ at this post.