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Olivier Chabanel to replace Bernard Develey

14.01.10

The Management Board of APG has selected Olivier Chabanel to take over as Head of Acquisition – Western Region from 1 February 2010. Mr Chabanel replaces the current Head of the Lake Geneva Region, Bernard Develey, who will be retiring after over 30 years in the industry.

Olivier Chabanel has been chosen by the Management Board of APG to take over as Head of Acquisition – Western Region from 1 February 2010. Mr Chabanel has previous management consultancy experience from positions at both the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) and Pricewater-houseCoopers SA; most recently, he was responsible for customer solutions in renewable energies at Services Industriels de Genève (SIG).

In selecting the 38 year old APG has recruited an experienced professional to take over from Bernard Develey. Mr Chabanel holds various qualifications including a degree in economics and political science and a master's in European and international politics.

The Management Board would like to take this opportunity to thank Bernard Develey for his many years of extraordinary commitment to APG. The successful positioning and development of the company in French-speaking Switzerland is largely thanks to him. Mr Develey will continue to make his wealth of knowledge available to the company, chiefly on special projects in the cities of Lausanne and Geneva.

About the company
APG AG is the market leader in Swiss outdoor advertising, with a market share of 75%. As a subsidiary of Affichage Holding SA, the company provides posters at busy locations all over Switzerland. With one of the largest private fleets of natural gas vehicles in the country, APG's staff regularly display posters cleanly and professionally in both urban and rural areas. At every single location for over 100 years: quality combined with a long tradition.

Further information
Allgemeine Plakatgesellschaft AG
Ivan Schultheiss, Managing Director
Giesshübelstrasse 4, CH-8027 Zurich
Phone: +41 58 220 70 07
E-mail: ivan.schultheiss@apg.ch

Allgemeine Plakatgesellschaft AG
Beat Holenstein, Head of Marketing & Acquisition
Giesshübelstrasse 4, CH-8027, Zurich
Phone: +41 58 220 70 51
E-mail: beat.holenstein@apg.ch