The Swiss Federal Council appointed Tamara Pfammatter as the new Director General of the Swiss Federal Tax Administration (FTA). Ms. Pfammatter took the office on 1 April 2023 and will succeed Adrian Hug, who retired at the end of March 2023.
Before her appointment as Director General of the FTA, Tamara Pfammatter served as an ambassador at the State Secretariat for International Finance (SIF). As Head of Tax Division at SIF, she was responsible for Switzerland's international bilateral and multilateral tax dossiers. In the last decade (2009-2020), she worked as a project manager in the Tax Policy Division of the FTA. Tamara Pfammatter studied law and has a post-graduate qualification in Public Administration.
With the appointment of Tamara Pfammatter, the FTA will have a dedicated lawyer in this position who is well aware of the challenges arising for tax administrations from digitalisation and globalisation and can contribute to the future development of the Swiss tax administration.
IOTA congratulates Ms. Pfammatter on her appointment and we wish her success in this new position!