Kurt Haerri Senior Vice President, Head New Installation and Modernization Business Zone Europe Schindler Management AG

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He graduated in 1996 at the University of St. Gallen as an Executive MBA HSG and before in 1990 as Mechanical Engineer at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences.  

Kurt Haerri joined Schindler Switzerland in 1987 as a Sales Engineer for Heavy Freight Elevators. He worked for Schindler in China from 1996 to 2003 leading Schindler’s New Installation Business. Later he served as President of the Top Range Division, the global competence- and profit centre for Schindler’s Skyscraper Business. From 2013 to 2015 he was Head of Global Sales & Marketing of the Schindler Group.  

From October 2017 until May 2019, Kurt Haerri moved back to China leading Schindler’s New Installation Business on a temporary basis.

From 2006 to 2014, Kurt Haerri was the President of the Swiss-Chinese Chamber of Commerce (SCCC). He is still member of the Board of SCCC leading the MEM Industry Chapter.  

Since 2012, Kurt Haerri is member of the Board of Directors of Komax Holding a High- Tech company listed at the Zurich stock exchange. From 2004 to 2019, he assumed the responsibility at ETH Zuerich as Head Asia Module of an Executive MBA program.