Swiss Post is sending its own signal of solidarity and trust – with the “COVID-19 Solidarity” stamp. The proceeds will be used to support people who are in urgent need of help. The money will be split between Swiss Solidarity and the Swiss Red Cross. Over 500 000 francs have been raised so far. Swiss Post CEO Roberto Cirillo explains that this solidarity is one of Switzerland’s distinguishing features – especially in these difficult times.
“We want to continue to finance the public service and investments from our own resources in the future”
At 255 million francs, Swiss Post’s Group profit was down 149 million francs year-on-year. For Alex Glanzmann, Head of Finance at Swiss Post, the need for action is obvious and fundamental decisions need to be made about the future.
Hotshot players storming forward together across the ice: the latest ice hockey stamps are by no means the first to commemorate this theme. The first hockey motif came out 59 years ago and Swiss Post has been taking to the ice ever since. Here’s a quick rundown of the six ice hockey stamps and the history behind them.