SwissSign Group establishes, integrates activities of SwissSign

Monday 5 March 2018 | 16:47 CET | News

As announced earlier, with the aim to create and implement digital identity in Switzerland, a new joint venture SwissSign Group has been established, composed of state-owned companies, financial, insurance and heath insurance companies (SBB, Swiss Post, Swisscom, Credit Suisse, Raiffeisen, Six Group, UBS, Zurcher Kantonalbank, Axa, Baloise, Helvetia, Mobiliar, Swiss Life, Vaudoise, Zurich, CSS and SWICA). The objective of the joint venture is to integrate know-how and ongoing initiatives in digital identity under one umbrella and establish SwissID.

The new SwissSign Group will integrate the activities of SwissSign (established in 2001) and further develop the existing SwissID tool. SwissSign has been working as a joint venture of the Post and SBB since May 2017. They will participate with the new consortium partners in SwissSign Group. The new entity will be led by Markus Naef (CEO).


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