Chief Commercial Officer
Sascha Hardegger, Chief Commercial Officer of Dufour Aerospace, joined the company in early 2021. He is responsible for the business development of Dufour Aerospace, building on his many years of experience in Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) and Search and Rescue (SAR) at Swiss Air-Rescue Rega, a world-renowned helicopter rescue organization and air ambulance provider. There, as a member of the management board, he first headed the communications department, including Rega’s famous patronage system, and later took charge of helicopter operations with 12 bases and the Operations Centre. Most recently, he was Head of Rega’s Innovation cell. He is the father of Rega’s ambitious drone programme. Educated at the University of Zurich, he has worked as a journalist, as a media spokesperson for the Swiss Federal Department of Justice and police, and on peace-keeping missions abroad for the military. He is an aviation enthusiast with time spent flying planes, gliders, paragliders, RC models, and drones.