Swissphone has acquired Swiss company instaSOLUTION AG, which operates a cloud-based critical event management system.

Speaking of the acquisition, a spokesperson for Swissphone said: As a market leader in the field of secure alerting, we operate various service platforms in the areas of lone worker protection, threat solutions and critical messaging.

“In the future [with the acquisition of instaSOLUTION], Swissphone will serve customers with a comprehensive, modern, and highly available alarm management solution. The entire instaSOLUTION AG team will move to Swissphone to help continue the company’s growth.”.

More Swissphone-related news comes with the departure of long-time CEO Angelo Saccoccia, who is handing over management of the group to Pascal Jaggi.

Speaking of the move, chairman of the board of directors, Philipp Schülin, said: “Angelo led Swissphone quickly and very successfully back on the path to success, from 2015. We regret his departure and thank him sincerely for his commitment.

“At the same time, we warmly welcome Pascal Jaggi as our new group CEO. He will bring sound and long-standing experience in the telecommunications industry.”

Jaggi has held a variety of management positions at telecoms company Swisscom, the most recent of which was as executive VP, operations & engineering.

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