The Board of Directors of Andermatt-Sedrun Sport AG has appointed the experienced practitioner Igi Zopp (54) as new general manager. Zopp, a native of Andermatt, is currently in charge of the Office of Civil Defence and Military of the Canton of Uri, as well as head of the cantonal senior management. He has many years of experience as an officer of the Swiss Army and as head of the Army’s building management division. He graduated from the Lucerne College of Professional Education and Training with a degree in information technology, with post-graduate study in business administration. From 2011 to 2016, he was president of the Skiclub Gotthard Andermatt and for two years served as head of downhill skiing at the Central Switzerland Ski Association. He played a role in various large sporting events on the respective organising committees.
In this restructured position, Zopp will be responsible for overseeing cableways and snow sports operations, planning strategic investment projects, managing up to 230 employees and handling regional cooperation with Sedrun and Disentis. CEO Raphael Krucker on the appointment: “We were very impressed by his wealth of experience with large-scale projects, in sports, and in challenging leadership positions. With Igi Zopp, we were able to bring someone on board who knows the region from Andermatt to Disentis and is ideally networked here.” Zopp will take up his position on 1 January 2022.
Andermatt Swiss Alps
Andermatt Swiss Alps AG, with registered office in Andermatt, plans, builds, and develops the year-round destination of Andermatt. In 2009 Andermatt Reuss came into being, with apartment buildings, hotels, and chalets. The Andermatt Swiss Alps Group also owns Andermatt-Sedrun Sport AG with its cableways, the catering brand Mountain Food, the Swiss Snowsports School Andermatt, an 18-hole, par-72 championship golf course, and the Andermatt Concert Hall. With the hotels, the sports infrastructure, the wide range of events on offer, and the properties, Andermatt Swiss Alps is pursuing the vision of becoming the “prime Alpine destination”. In doing so, it is committed to an intact environment and a sustainable future that will enable coming generations to have an extraordinary home. During high season, the Andermatt Swiss Alps Group has more than 1,000 employees working at the locations in Altdorf, Andermatt and Sedrun.