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André Simonazzi Wikipedia
André Simonazzi (born 1968) is a Swiss politician born in Monthey. He currently holds the office of Vice Chancellor and spokesman for the Swiss Federal Council, since April 2009.
Eldest son of an economics teacher at the St. Maurice's Abbey, André Simonazzi graduated at the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva. After beginning a career as a journalist at the regional newspaper Le Nouvelliste, André Simonazzi first joined the relief organization Caritas Switzerland's media department, before becoming its national spokesman in 1998. He served as the head of the Information Service at the Federal Department of Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications between 2004 and 2009.