President of the Board of Governors
President of the Board of Directors
André Witschi is President of EHL’s Board of Governors since beginning 2012, after having been a member for over ten years. He is also Member of the Board of Directors of the Swiss School of Tourism and Hospitality, Passugg.
Furthermore, Mr. Witschi has a wealth of experience in hotel and restaurants management: Board Member of Sausolitos Restaurants and the Supervisory Board of Romantik Hotels, Board Member of Mövenpick, Member of the Board of Directors ACCOR SA, Managing Director of ACCOR Hotels Europe, Chairman of the Executive Committee of Steigenberger Hotels AG and ad Interim Chief of Hotels and Resorts at Thomas Cook Group.
As a non-executive director, he was member of the Board of SCANDIC Hotels, B&B Hotels and Vice President of the Board of Lindner Hotels AG. He also was Member of DEHOGA/IHA and Deutsche Zentrale für Tourismus.
In 1996, he won the prestigious Hotelier of the Year award in Germany. Mr. Witschi is an MBA graduate.