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Pro Helvetia: Philippe Bischof takes the helm

Philippe Bischof is today assuming his post as new Director of the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia. He takes over from Sabina Schwarzenbach, who led the Arts Council on an interim basis.

Philippe Bischof, former head of the canton of Basel-Stadt’s culture department, starts today in his position as Director of the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia. He was elected by Pro Helvetia’s Board of Trustees on 3 April 2017. Sabina Schwarzenbach, who served as Director ad interim from 1 November 2016, is now returning as planned to her former position of Head of Communications.

Philippe Bischof will be personally available for media inquiries after a run-in period of 100 days.

Media information:
Lisa Stadler, Communication
+41 44 267 71 51 , lstadler@prohelvetia.ch

Media Release of the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia, 01.11.2017