WHO WE ARE
WHO WE ARE
Dr. Beat Curti, Ph.D., Founded Curti & Co., AG and serves as its President. Mr. Curti served as a Management Consultant with McKinsey in Europe, North America and Japan. He studied Economics, business management and Oenology from the University of Lausanne. Mr. Curti received his doctorate with the thesis 'Status report on shopping centres'. He also completed the Programme for Management Development (PMD) at the Harvard Business School.
He founded Goldbach Media, Switzerland's leading private electronic media company. In 1973, he set up “Bataillard Wein-Import,“ which has become Switzerland's leading wine importer. He worked for McKinsey in Europe, the US and Asia for six years, after which he worked as an independent entrepreneur in the food and beverages industry. He served as the Vice Chairman of the Board for REWE Switzerland AG since 1974.
He was actively involved in the establishment of the Bon Appetit Group (Pick Pay, Prodega, Howeg, Import-Parfumerie, Starbucks Switzerland and Austria, etc.) and Jean Frey Publishers (Weltwoche, Beobachter, Bilanz, Bolero, etc.). He worked at Unilever and McKinsey before founding Hofer & Curti AG in 1978.
Mr. Curti serves as Chairman of the Board of Rimag Insurance Consulting AG, Glattbrugg and Curti &Co.AG. He serves as Chairman of the Board of SVOX AG. He has been the Vice Chairman for Goldbach Media AG since 2001 and has been its Non-executive Director since 1985.
He is involved in modern art as a member of the international board of the Guggenheim Museum, and is well-known for his commitment to sustainability in business as a long-standing member of the board of the Sustainability Forum.