Biography of Marc Furrer, President of the Swiss Federal Communications Commission

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Swiss Federal Communications Commission ComCom
Biography of Marc Furrer,
President of the Swiss Federal Communications Commission
Marc Furrer is the President of the Swiss Federal Communications Commission (ComCom)
since 2005 and Director a.i. of the Postal Regulation Authority (PostReg) in Switzerland.
In 2006-2007 he was President of FRATEL (the telecom regulation network of the Frenchspeaking countries). In 2005 he was State Secretary and head of the Swiss Delegation for
the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in Tunis. In 2003 he was responsible
for content and organisational preparations for the UN World Summit on the Information
Society in Geneva.
Marc Furrer is also President of the Swiss Ice Hockey Association since 2006 and was
Chairman of the Swiss Rowing Association.
From 1992 to 2004 Marc Furrer was Director General of the Swiss Federal Office of
Communications (OFCOM) and from 1988-1992 personal political secretary to Federal
Counsellor Adolf Ogi, former Head of the Federal Department of Environment, Transport,
Communications and Energy.
He studied Law at the University of Berne and graduaded as attorney and notary.
Marc Furrer
Swiss Federal Communications Commission ComCom
Marktgasse 9, CH-3003 Berne, Switzerland
Tel. +41 (0)31 323 52 90, Fax +41 (0)31 323 52 91
[email protected]
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