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Appointment: Dr. Carole Ackermann elected new President of the Board of Directors and President-Designate of the EHL Board of Governors

Lausanne, June 23, 2020. As of 22 June 2020, Dr. Carole Ackermann will join the Board of Directors of EHL Holding SA as President and the EHL Board of Governors as "President-Elect". She succeeds Mr. André Witschi who will leave office after having served a maximum of three terms of office as defined by the Articles of Association.    

Dr. Carole Ackermann, takes over as President of the world's leading hospitality education group. She will bring her great expertise and enthusiasm for innovation to EHL at a pivotal time when major changes are taking place in the world. She holds a PhD in business management and has more than twenty years of management experience on the executive board  of SMEs and large corporations. Currently CEO of the private investment companyDiamondscull AG, she invests in young companies in the ICT and technology sectors. Dr. Ackermann is a member of the Board of Directors of Allianz Switzerland, BKW, BNP Paribas Switzerland and BVZ Holding. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Bern-based innovation agency be-advanced and is on the faculty of the University of St. Gallen.

 

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