Urs Frei

Leiter Kommunikation und Publishing
Bundesamt für Statistik BFS

Espace de l'Europe 10
2010 Neuchâtel

Telefon: +41 58 468 65 46

Urs Frei war zuerst Journalist (u.a. für Tages-Anzeiger, K-Tipp, Weltwoche; Regionaljournal Basel; TV3) und Dokumentarfilmer (SRF), bevor er 2003 in die Unternehmenskommunikation wechselte. Er war in leitenden Positionen bei der Neuen Aargauer Bank (Leiter Kommunikation), Adecco Group (Global Head Internal Communications), Alstom (Director Communications Europe/Africa), Georg Fischer (Head of Corporate Communications) und Oerlikon Balzers (Head of Communications a.i.) tätig. Der Germanist und Historiker schloss 2004 ein Executive MBA in St. Gallen ab, ist verheiratet und Vater eines Sohnes.

Urs Frei was active in the media sector as journalist (i.e. Tages-Anzeiger, K-Tipp, Weltwoche; Regionaljournal Basel; TV3) und documentary filmmaker (SRF) before he started his career in Corporate Communications. He held several leading positions at New Bank of Argovie (Head of Comms), Adecco Group (Global Head Internal Communications), Alstom (Director Communications Europe/Africa), Georg Fischer (Head of Corporate Communications) and Oerlikon Balzers (Head of Communications a.i.). He originally studied German language/literature and History and helds an Executive MBA degree at the University of St. Gallen. He is married and father of a son.