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Comet Holding AG

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Ad hoc news News vom 13.06.2018

Executive Committee change

Media Release

Flamatt, Switzerland – June 13, 2018

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Executive Committee change


The Comet Group is realigning its organization from an Operations perspective. Thomas Polzer, COO of the Comet Group, is leaving the company as part of this adjustment.


The Comet Group is transferring the business-specific responsibilities of the Operations section to the individual segments. This change creates direct, faster decision paths and enables more agile action attuned to customer needs. Going forward, Group-wide synergies will be addressed through global functional responsibilities within the Executive Committee.


Thomas Polzer, Comet’s Chief Operating Officer, will pursue new career opportunities and leave the Group. In his time as COO, he has generated substantial forward impetus and introduced valuable concepts for the improvement of operational efficiency. The Board of Directors and management thank Thomas Polzer for his contributions and wish him every success in the future both professionally and personally. He will remain available to the company until his departure.


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Key dates

August 16, 2018 Publication of half-year report
November 13, 2018 Investor Day 



The Comet Group

The Comet Group is a globally leading, innovative Swiss technology company focused on the x-ray, radio frequency and ebeam businesses. With premium high-tech components and systems, we enable customers in numerous industries to both enhance the quality of their products and make their manufacturing more efficient and eco-friendly. Our innovative solutions under the Comet, Yxlon and ebeam brands are in demand for applications such as non-destructive testing and security inspection, the coating and treatment of surfaces, and non-contact sterilization.


Based in Flamatt, Switzerland, the Comet Group has a presence in all world markets. We employ more than 1,400 people worldwide, including over 500 in Switzerland. Besides production facilities in China, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland and the USA, we maintain various subsidiaries in the USA, China, Japan and Korea. Comet (COTN) is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange.