Alexander Sommer named new CEO of DSwiss AG


With Alexander Sommer taking over as CEO of DSwiss AG on September 1, 2023, the IT company is initiating the next phase in its development.

As part of its growth strategy, DSwiss AG has succeeded in further strengthening its management team. Alexander Sommer (41) is a technology expert with almost two decades of experience in the successful scaling of as-a-service companies. "We are very pleased to welcome Alexander Sommer as our new CEO, who will join our newly established leadership team of long-time DSwiss employees for the company’s next evolutionary phase," stated Chairman Hans Oury. Moving forward, Burkhart Böttcher (CEO a.i. / CFO) will resume his role as CFO again, while Tobias Christen, co-founder and former CEO, will continue to serve on the company’s Board of Directors.

SaaS expert with many years of experience

"With his international experience, broad expertise and clear philosophy on how to set up successful software-as-a-service companies, Alexander Sommer is the best person to lead the way in DSwiss’s continued development," Hans Oury continued. Prior to DSwiss, Alexander Sommer was CFO and COO at Nezasa, the travel booking platform. He has held a number of critical positions at the technology firm Rackspace, where he helped shape the company's rapid global scaling for over a decade. "I am very excited to work with our extremely dedicated team to further drive the development of our SaaS portfolio and organisation, ensuring our existing and future clients’ long-term success with market-leading solutions," stated the incoming CEO.

Focus on expanding the product range

DSwiss specialises in highly secure cloud solutions that protect the sensitive data of over 10 million end users. When it comes to securing premium data, the organisation boasts solid market positioning. "In this next stage of growth, I would like to bring my experience from the SaaS environment to further strengthen the product offering and establish a highly scalable, market-leading customer experience, enabling the successful development of new markets in this exciting environment," Sommer continued.

About DSwiss

DSwiss AG, founded in Zurich in 2008, is one of the world's leading providers of highly secure digital products. The company, with offices in Zurich and Lisbon, develops eSafes for documents and passwords, digital mailboxes for document delivery and digital exchange platforms. DSwiss AG supports Europe's leading financial service providers and insurance companies in implementing the market launch of new products in a timely manner, satisfying the regulatory requirements of new data protection legislation and strengthening customer relationships in a sustainable manner. In addition, the company is also responsible for SecureSafe, the highly secure password and file manager.