Vladi Barrosa appointed head of media relations at skyguide

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Vladi Barrosa appointed head of media relations at skyguide
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Geneva, 1 February 2013. On 1 February 2013, Vladi Barrosa will take over
responsibility for media relations at skyguide. As spokesperson and head of the
media service, he will strengthen skyguide's corporate communications and, on
the basis of his extensive experience, he will also provide support on strategic

Over the last five years, Vladi Barrosa has been the owner and managing director
of Barrosa Communication AG. Previously he was head of marketing and
communications at Before specialising in communications, Vladi Barrosa
spent 10 years working in local radio, first at Radio Eulach and then at Radio
24, which gave him the opportunity to develop and perfect his journalistic

Vladi Barrosa is the successor to Maude Rivière, who left skyguide at the end of
2012. Her interim replacement was Sonja Gartmann.

Skyguide has a permanent media service which handles all enquiries from
representatives of the media in Switzerland and elsewhere. The department can be
contacted on +41 22 417 40 08 or at

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swiss air navigation services ltd.
media relations
CH-1215 Geneva 15


phone: +41 22 417 4008



Skyguide is responsible for providing air navigation services in Switzerland and
in parts of neighbouring countries. It has 1400 employees working in 14
different locations and safely and efficiently guides around 3270 civil and
military flights a day, or 1.2 million a year, through the busiest and most
complex airspace in Europe. Skyguide focuses on continuous improvement, targeted
innovation and creative cooperation. Together with its partner organisations in
Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg and the Netherlands, the company forms the
FABEC alliance, which is responsible for managing Central Europe's airspace.
Skyguide is a non-profit limited company which has its head office in Geneva. It
is majority-owned by the Swiss Confederation.

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