With more than 20 years of experience in visual communication, consulting, and the analysis of banknote design and culture, Manuela Pfrunder will join Noteworthy as Chief Design Officer. Ms. Pfrunder studied graphic design at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts and has since been working as an independent graphic designer, specializing in information design and visual communication. In 2005, she participated in a Swiss National Bank (SNB) competition to design the new Swiss banknote, where she was selected to create the ninth series Swiss Franc. Ms. Pfrunder also received the IBNS Bank Note of the Year Award by the International Bank Note Society in 2016.
“It is incredibly exciting to work with Larry Felix, the former Director of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Co-Founder Peter Vessenes, and other remarkable professionals from the fintech industry,” said Ms. Pfrunder. “The project presents new challenges and groundbreaking opportunities in the traditional banknote printing industry. Combining the digital world with traditional printing is inspiring and I am honored to bring my experience in conceptualization, design, and printing of banknotes.”