Christian Pfister, 48, a partner at Lemongrass Communications and Head of Communications at Winterthur Group from 2002 to 2006, is to become the new Head of Group Communications for the Swiss Life Group.
In this position he will be responsible for brand management, public relations, public affairs and management of the company’s online activities. He will report directly to the Group CEO Bruno Pfister.

Christian Pfister takes over from Andreas Hildenbrand, who, after six successful years as Head of Group Communications at Swiss Life, is leaving the company at the end of May to assume a new professional challenge as partner in a strategic communications consulting firm.
Swiss Life
The Swiss Life Group is one of Europe's leading providers of life insurance and pension solutions. In Switzerland, France and Germany, the Group offers individuals and corporations comprehensive advice and a broad range of products through its own sales force as well as brokers and banks. Swiss Life provides international corporations with employee benefits solutions from a single source, and is one of the global leaders in structured life and pension products for international high net worth individuals.

Swiss Life is the majority shareholder of the Hanover-based AWD Group, one of Europe's top financial services providers for the medium- and high-income customer segments. AWD offers its clients independent financial advisory services. Around 6300 advisors and intermediaries work for the AWD Group in ten European countries.

Swiss Life Holding Ltd, registered in Zurich, was founded in 1857 as Schweizerische Rentenanstalt. The shares of Swiss Life Holding Ltd are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (SLHN). The Swiss Life Group employs a staff of around 9000.