Upon completion of his graduate studies in the United States (MBA Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania), Pierre Lamunière joined Edipresse Group in 1977, later becoming the Chief Executive Officer in 1986 and Chairman in 1998. Pierre Lamunière is a director of Lamunière Holding SA and its subsidiary companies. Amongst several of his past and current Directorships, Pierre Lamunière was a Director of La Poste, the largest Swiss Company, from 1997 to 2002 and Chairman of the Management Board of the Fédération Internationale de la Presse Périodique (FIPP) from 2007 to 2009. Since March 2008, he is a Member of the Board of the Banque Cantonale Vaudoise (BCV), one of the most important banks in French-speaking Switzerland. In June 2009 he was elected to the Board of Directors of the main Swiss publishing group, Tamedia AG.