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Oliver Ganz has been working in the banking industry for around 30 years, 20 of which he spent serving in various functions at the Credit Suisse Group. He began his career there by working in business organisation, later moving to the commercial credit business and finally becoming Head of the Entrepreneur Desk in the Private Banking division. In 2007, he ventured into independent investment and asset management, and in 2008 he co-founded Entrepreneur Partners AG and has served as Managing Partner since. Oliver holds a degree in business economics from KSZ and has also completed two international assignments in London and New York as well as several training programmes in finance and management.
Daniel T. Müller co-founded Entrepreneur Partners AG in 2008. He has worked in banking for over 15 years, predominately in investment advisory and asset management. He worked for nearly 10 years in various roles for Credit Suisse Private Banking, most recently as CIO of the Entrepreneur Desk Central Switzerland. Daniel holds an lic.oec. degree from the University of St.Gallen and spent a semester of his studies in the US.
Flavio Pedraita acquired 20 years of experience working in various roles in the Private Banking division of Credit Suisse. Most recently, he worked as Managing Director and Deputy Regional Head of Premium Clients Zurich and was responsible for wealthy families and private individuals. Flavio studied Law at the University of Zurich and the University of Lucerne, and completed his Master of Laws degree as well as an Executive Master’s in Banking at the Institute of Financial Services of the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences. Flavio joined the executive management of Entrepreneur Partners AG in 2018.
Barbara Araimi has worked in banking ever since she completed her commercial training. After working in various back office, securities trading and relationship management positions for external asset managers, she joined Entrepreneur Partners in 2014 as a part-time assistant. Barbara provides administrative and organisational support to the team.
Ken Brandstetter works at Entrepreneur Partners AG as a portfolio manager. Before joining the company, he worked for six years at Credit Suisse Group, primarily working in the UHNWI business. He is currently completing a job-concurrent Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at the ZHAW School of Management & Law.
Reto Brühwiler has been working in the financial industry for over 30 years, primarily in research, sales and equity trading. Before joining Entrepreneur Partners, Reto was the CEO and Head of Sales of Mainfirst (Schweiz) AG. Prior to that, he worked for Bank Vontobel, LODH and Deutsche Bank. He started his career by acquiring foundational training in banking at St. Galler Kantonalbank. Reto is a graduate from the Higher College of Commerce, St. Gallen.
Roger Buzas has been working in the financial industry for over 20 years. Upon completion of his commercial apprenticeship, Roger started to work in the precious metal back office at the former Union Bank of Switzerland. The bank trained him internally to become a trader. Later he worked for over 10 years as an investment consultant for Credit Suisse and the former Bank Sarasin. Most recently, Roger was a relationship manager for wealthy Swiss clients at UBS. At the beginning of 2017, he joined Entrepreneur Partners to pursue a role in independent investment and wealth management advisory. Roger holds a Master’s degree in Advanced Studies in Financial Consulting of the Zurich Universities of Applied Sciences ZHAW.
Alexandra Debrunner is responsible for administrative and organisational tasks as well as for coordinating and organising marketing campaigns and events. She has worked in the financial industry since completing her commercial training. After several positions in private banking, she joined Entrepreneur Partners after its founding in 2008, and has worked there ever since. In 2012, Alexandra completed a Federal Diploma as a Certified Specialistin Business Organisation.
Giovanni Di Pippo works as an analyst at Entrepreneur Partners AG. Before joining the company, Giovanni Di Pippo worked at Deloitte in the audit of numerous banks and asset managers. Giovanni Di Pippo holds a degree in business administration from the University of St. Gallen (B.A. HSG). During his bachelor studies he spent a semester abroad at San Diego State University in the USA.
Marcel Hermann is an equities specialist who has managed the Enpa Value Opportunity Fund since its inception. After completing his education, Marcel gained many years of experience working as an equities analyst at renowned financial institutions (including Goldman Sachs), and most recently held the role of Head Global Equity Research Sales at Sanford C. Bernstein. In 2013, he switched to the buy side and became a senior financial analyst at Braun, von Wyss & Müller (Classic Global Equity Fund). Prior to joining Entrepreneur Partners, Marcel worked as a consultant for azValor in Madrid. Marcel is a federally certified business economist (HWV Zürich) and CFA charter holder.
Thomas Jucker has worked in the financial industry for over 16 years, having spent most of this time in a managerial role as an investment consultant in the Private Banking division at Credit Suisse. Thomas is a certified business economist (HWV Zurich) and holds an MBA from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.
Rudolf König has been working in the financial industry for over 25 years, mainly in the areas of research, sales and equity trading. Before joining Entrepreneur Partners AG, Rudolf helped develop the equity brokerage business of NZB Neue Zürcher Bank in Germany, most recently in the role as Head of Sales. Prior he worked for Lombard Odier & Cie and Sal. Oppenheim (Switzerland) AG. Rudolf started his career in equity brokerage at Bank Julius Baer in Zurich upon completing his studies at the University of St. Gallen.
Maurizio Mazzotti works at Entrepreneur Partners AG as an analyst. Before joining the company, he completed his studies in London by acquiring a BA in International Business, majoring in Finance, and further attended the Energy, Trade and Finance course at Cass Business School. During his bachelor studies, in addition to taking various internships in the financial sector, he completed a semester abroad at the Universidad Catolica del Uruguay in Montevideo, Uruguay.
Patrick Schefer spent more than 17 years working in various positions within the Private Banking division of Credit Suisse. Mos trecently, as Senior Relationship Manager at the Premium Client Desk in Zurich, he was responsible for looking after wealthy families and private individuals. He completed a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration / Major Banking & Finance at the HWZ Hochschule für Wirtschaft (University of Applied Sciences) and subsequently completed several continuing education programmes related to the financial sector.
Remo Staubli works in business development at Entrepreneur Partners AG. After a career as a professional soccer player, he completed a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration at the University of Zurich (B.A. UZH) and then a Master's degree in Accounting and Finance at the University of St. Gallen (M.A. HSG). Before joining Entrepreneur Partners AG, he gained practical experience in the fields of Private Equity (Partners Group AG) and Impact Investing(BlueOrchard Finance Ltd.).
Hans-Peter Stocker has worked in the banking and investment business for over 35 years, initially in securities trading and since 1992 in private banking. Upon completion of his banking apprenticeship and having worked for many years for the UBS Group, he shifted to independent investment advisory and asset management, initially at a private bank in Zurich and then for Entrepreneur Partners AG in 2010. Hans-Peter Stocker has completed several training programmes in finance and management.
Stefan Widmer has worked in finance for approximately 30 years, the majority of which were spent in the investment sector working with private Swiss clients. After completing his banking apprenticeship and working for many years for the UBS Group, he worked from 2000 to 2012 in private banking at Bank Leu AG (later Clariden Leu AG). In 2012, he ventured into independent investment advisory and asset management. His training background is in financial planning.
Christian Wyss has worked in the financial industry since 2001, primarily in the role of Portfolio Manager. Before joining Entrepreneur Partners AG, Christian worked for over 11 years at Credit Suisse, eight of which was spent working on tailored wealth management solutions for private Swiss clients. Christian holds a Swiss Federal Certificate in Banking and is a Certified International Investment Analyst (CIIA).
Werner Dubach held various management positions for the Eichhof Group from 1970 and assumed overall responsibility for the group in 1981, presiding over it as a delegate from 1983 and as Chairman of the Board of Directors from 1998. Since 2008, he has served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Datacolor AG following the sale of Eichhof Holding’s Eichhof brewery to Heineken. Werner was a former member of the Board of Directors of Conzzeta Holding AG, Zurich. He holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) as well as an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (USA).
Heinz Roth has held various management positions in Switzerland and abroad for Credit Suisse Group, most recently as CEO Private Banking Switzerland and a member of the Executive Board. He has worked as an independent consultant to financial institutions since 2003 and was also a member of the Board of Directors of Bank Vontobel AG from 2004 to 2009. Among other roles, he is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Meier Tobler AG and a member of various boards of trustees. Heinz completed his training in banking and is a graduate of the Swiss Banking School and the Executive Program at Stanford University.
Urs Wietlisbach has over 30 years of experience working in the financial industry. In 1996, he co-founded Partners Group. Today, among other memberships, he is a Member of the Board of Directors of Partners Group Holding AG and Chairman of the Markets Committee. Prior to founding Partners Group, he worked at Goldman Sachs & Co. and Credit Suisse. Urs holds an MBA from the University of St.Gallen (HSG), Switzerland.