At the operational level, a handover will take place as planned on November 1, 2018. Dr. sc. nat. ETH Simon A. Rothen will take over the newly created CEO function from the former Managing Director Prof. em. Dr. med. Felix Frey.
As of January 1, 2019, Prof. Dr. med. dent. Daniel Buser will become Chairman of the Board of Directors of sitem-insel after Dr. h.c. Uwe E. Jocham held this position on an interim basis since autumn 2017.
Prof. Dr. Christian Leumann will newly join the strategic committee as a representative of the University of Bern. He fills the position of Dr. Daniel Odermatt, who passed away.