Group structure | Axpo

Group structure

The Axpo Group comprises Axpo Holding AG with headquarters in Baden and its subsidiaries Axpo Power AG, Axpo Solutions AG, Avectris AG and Centralschweizerischen Kraftwerke AG (CKW). Axpo is wholly owned by the cantons of Northeastern Switzerland.

Axpo Group

Axpo Holding AG carries the strategic responsibility for the Axpo Group and ensures a future-oriented focus. Axpo Holding AG was founded in 2001 with headquarters in Baden. The Axpo Group comprises Axpo Holding AG and its subsidiaries.

Area Assets

The Assets business area operates the power plant park (nuclear energy, hydropower, gas, new energies) as well as the Axpo distribution grids. In addition, this area is responsible for the continuous optimisation of the power plant portfolio and targeted investments in new power plant and grid capacities.

Area Trading & Sales

The Trading & Sales business area with its international subsidiaries is active in energy trading. This area trades physical energy volumes and energy-related financial products on all the important European energy markets. As a leading, independent provider of origination services, Trading & Sales develops tailored products and energy solutions for its customers – including private consumers, SME’s, major industrial clients, as well as electricity producers, particularly in renewable energies.

Area Services

Core management and service functions for the Group are bundled in Axpo Services AG. This area includes the responsibilities of the CEO and CFO.


The CKW Group is the leading energy services provider of Central Switzerland. The Group comprises seven companies: Centralschweizerische Kraftwerke AG, Elektrizitätswerk Altdorf AG, Elektrizitätswerk Schwyz AG, Steiner Energie AG, CKW Conex AG, CKW Fiber Services AG and SicuroCentral AG with their respective subsidiaries. They provide comprehensive services along the entire value chain – from the turbine to the electrical outlet, for private individuals, companies and public authorities. CKW is a subsidiary of the Axpo Group.


Avectris AG is an IT service provider for Swiss medium-sized companies, primarily in the utilities, healthcare, financial services and industrial sectors. Avectris offers its customers integrated IT services from a single source. The focus is on hybrid cloud solutions, outsourcing, SAP S/4 HANA, collaboration, ITSM as well as consulting services with a focus on IT security and business continuity management. The company's heathquarters is in Baden and has around 280 employees.