• Läderach affected by cyber attack - Update 13 September 2022
    Bilten, September 13, 2022 –The Swiss chocolatier Läderach became the target of a cyber attack on 5 September. Immediately after the attack was detected, the emergency board established for such cases was deployed to verify the incident as well as to decide on further measures to contain the problem. The responsible authorities were informed immediately. We published a press release on 6 September Läderach | Läderach affected by cyber attack | chocolatier suisse (laderach.com) Production, logistics and administration were initially affected, but have almost fully resumed their work. All branches in Switzerland and abroad are still open as usual, and customers are not feeling any adverse effects. The full extent of the impact is still under investigation. The Emergency Board, together with external IT and forensic experts, is working at full speed to further analyse and eliminate the problems. We are in close coordination with the supervisory and investigative authorities. We are herewith notifying individuals residing in Switzerland and in the EU and who have been previously employed by Läderach. In particular, personal data of employees may have been accessed without authorization, and Läderach is taking measures to avoid potential damages to our current and former employees. If you, as individual and former employee, have any questions, please contact our Human Resources team at [email protected] or our DPO at [email protected] Läderach – chocolatier suisse Freshness, craftsmanship, Switzerland - that's what the Swiss chocolate manufacturer Läderach - chocolatier suisse stands for. The family-owned company, founded in 1962 and employing around 1,500 people from more than 50 countries across the group, is headquartered in the can
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  • Läderach affected by cyber attack
    Bilten, September 6, 2022 – Swiss chocolatier Läderach became the target of a cyber attack on September 5. Immediately after the attack was detected, the emergency board, which was established for such cases, was commissioned to verify the incident as well as to decide on further measures to contain the problem. The relevant authorities were informed immediately. As of today, it can be said that production, logistics and administration in particular are currently affected. On the other hand, all branches in Switzerland and abroad have been able to open regularly, and local sales have not been affected. Online orders via the webshop are still possible, but there may be delays in delivery. The full extent of the impact is subject to further investigation. As a precautionary measure, the use of internal work tools and communication channels has been reduced to a necessary minimum. The Emergency Board, together with external IT and forensic experts, is working at full speed to further analyze and resolve the issues. Läderach – chocolatier suisse Freshness, craftsmanship, Switzerland - that's what the Swiss chocolate manufacturer Läderach - chocolatier suisse stands for. The family-owned company, founded in 1962 and employing around 1,500 people from more than 50 countries across the group, is headquartered in the canton of Glarus in Switzerland. Läderach oversees the entire production process from the cocoa bean to the store counter and produces exclusively in Switzerland. As one of only a few premium suppliers, the company thus guarantees sustainable quality from the cocoa bean to the end product. The handcrafted premium products are offered in over 100 of the company's own chocolateries with sales locations in 15 countries, as well as through franchise partners in the Middle East and Asia. Chocolate lovers can also conveniently order the specialties from Switzerland in the online store (www.la
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  • Läderach Successfully Passes on Leadership to the Next Generation
    After the operational management of the company was passed on four years ago to the third generation, followed by the transfer of company shares two years later, the Swiss family company Läderach – Chocolatier Suisse completed its long-term generational transition in 2021. Ennenda, 22 December 2021 – During the annual general meeting on 16 December 2021, Jürg Läderach, who has managed the company as Chairman of the Board of Directors and, until 2018, as CEO, and his wife, Esther Läderach, who has served on the Board of Directors since 2001, did not stand for re-election. Both belong to the second generation, which successfully managed and further developed the globally active family company headquartered in the canton of Glarus in Switzerland. The owners elected Johannes Läderach as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors. Johannes Läderach belongs to the third generation and has sat on the Board of Directors of the company, which is 100% family-owned, since 2018. He will assume his new role on the board in addition to serving as CEO.
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