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Change of management

A new Managing Director for comPlan


The comPlan Foundation Council has elected Daniela Thalmann as the new Managing Director of comPlan. Daniela Thalmann is currently Deputy Director of the Bernese Pension Fund and will take up her new position at comPlan on 1 September 2021 at the latest.


The current Managing Director Urs Schaffner will leave comPlan on 31 March 2021. Until Daniela Thalmann takes up her post, the Direction members Tiziana Valente and Roman Denkinger will take over the management of comPlan on an ad interim basis.




Daniela Thalmann
Urs Schaffner


Daniela Thalmann is 48 years old and has been working as Division Manager Insurance at the Bernese Pension Fund since 2016. She has also held the position of Deputy Director since November 2018. Prior to that, she worked for 18 years at the Swiss Federal Pension Fund PUBLICA in several positions. She is a certified pension fund manager and a certified business economist. Daniela Thalmann will take up her new position on 1 September 2021 at the latest.





Urs Schaffner will leave comPlan after five years as Managing Director on 31 March 2021. From 1 April 2021, he will be responsible for the new training programme for Certified Financial Advisors IAF (specialisation: corporate consulting and consulting for insured persons) at Mendo plc.