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Meet Our Team at Amrop Switzerland


Amrop Switzerland is managed by its partners as an independent company embedded in a global network. 

Board of Directors of Amrop Switzerland
1Adrian Bult

Adrian Bult, (*1959, Swiss) is our Chairman of the Board since 2019. He studied Business Administration and Marketing at the University of St. Gallen for Economics and Social Sciences (HSG). From 1984 until 1997 he assumed several sales responsibilities at IBM on a national and international level and was a member of the Executive Board at IBM Switzerland. During the years 1997 to 2007 he was Head IT at Telecom PTT and was later a member of the top management at Swisscom, first as CIO, then CEO of Swisscom Fixnet, and eventually CEO of Swisscom Mobile. From 2002 until 2012 Adrian was a member of the Executive Board (COO) and at the same time shareholder of Avaloq Evolution AG.

Today, Adrian is active as an investor and member of several Boards of Directors. He is Chairman of the Board at Swissgrid and Basler Kantonalbank.

2Fredy Hausammann

Fredy joined Amrop as a Partner in 1998 and has previously held management positions with UBS in Zurich and London. Aside from his local role as Managing Partner Switzerland, he chairs the Amrop Nomination and Governance Committee. He is advising clients when it comes to executive and board searches across a number of industries. Fredy holds a degree in Economics and Business Administration and a Master's degree in Management Coaching.

3Alexander Hartmann

Alexander was Head of Banking Operations and a member of the Management Committee of Bank Julius Baer in Zurich. He co-founded and managed a leading-edge start-up in the biometric industry. Alexander specializes in Technology and Digitalization, Industry, and Healthcare. He holds an MBA and a Ph.D. in Economics both from the University of Göttingen, a Master's degree in Applied History from the University of Zurich, and completed postgraduate studies at the Bologna Center of the Johns Hopkins University. He leverages his experience as a former Board member in Executive Search as well as in mandates for Board Appointments. Alexander is a member of the Steering Committee of the Master's program in Applied History at the University of Zurich.

4Claudia Bucheli Ruffieux

Claudia joined Amrop in 2004, after various career steps with Credit Suisse where she held functional and management responsibilities in Legal and HRM. Claudia focuses on the Consumer Goods Sector as well as Industry and Financial Services. Furthermore, she holds functional responsibility for searches related to Human Resources and Legal/Compliance functions across all industries. Claudia is an attorney with a law degree from the University of Zurich.

5André S. Wirz

André S. Wirz has been working in executive search since the beginning of 2001 and joined Amrop in 2005. Before that, he gained experience in executive positions in different industries as well as in the consulting business. As a co-practice leader in the industry, he has been supporting industrial companies of various sizes for many years and supports them in the search for executives and board members in Switzerland and abroad. He is also a Practice Leader in Construction & Real Estate as well as Retail & Consumer Goods. He has also repeatedly assisted government and service-public companies in recruiting key personnel.

André S. Wirz studied law and economics and holds a Law Degree with a Ph.D. from the University of St. Gallen (HSG).

Meet our Consultants


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Meet our Project Associates and Researchers



The names of our project associates and researchers from left to right, from top to bottom:

  • Gisela Schiewe
  • Christoph Bösinger
  • Sonja Nünlist
  • Daniela Bühler
  • Susanne Horvath
  • Gaby Palmiero
  • David Huber
  • Romina Bogdanovic
  • Manuela Wili (picture to follow)
  • Deborah Häusermann (picture to follow)
  • Patrick Harcuba (picture to follow)

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