Sandro Gerber, CEO Western Europe
Sandro GERBER has been nominated to become the CEO Western Europe of Suntel Group by May 1st, 2020. He has successfully run international companies, in various industries and is used to work in multicultural teams and rapidly changing environments, where it is necessary to understand people, corporate cultures and to find a balance between growth and costs.
Before this new nomination, Sandro has been CEO and delegate of the Board of Directors at BELFOR (Suisse) AG since September 1, 2013 till April 30, 2020. He was responsible for the Swiss-, French- and Spanish-Markets. Prior to this, he was CEO and Chairman of Teleperformance Switzerland for 4 years. For the previous 20 years, he occupied top management positions in various national and international companies with a focus on technology, such as Swisscom, Alcatel-Lucent, UPC Cablecom and as CEO of Alex & Gross Communications.
At the beginning of his career, he worked a few years as a commercial office worker for the Post of Switzerland, before he then started to focus more on Sales and Marketing and Key Account Management related assignments. Beside this, he was on an early stage very much involved in leadership topics, the change and transformation of the telco industry and is therefore equipped with some significant broad experience in this field of expertise, also to integrate and to create new or expand existing business models.
Beside his business experience, he loves people and to positively impact them to explore their potential as much as possible. One of his principles is that he does not live to believe, but to learn. He walks the talk, is frank, agile, focused, decisive, visionary and thinks independent unbiased. He is a motivated and energizing leader with passion and values, driven by strategic thinking to achieve objectives to be successful while being caring and reliable for people in a diverse structure, but also driven by being respectful for the society and responsible for the purpose of an organization as well.
He holds a dual Executive MBA degree and various academic certifications in Organisation, Sales, Leadership, Strategy, Change Management, Business Development as well as Corporate Governance from various Universities, such as INSEAD, MIT, University of St. Gallen and European University.
Sandro’s hobbies are his family, swimming, hiking and all what contains an engine. He loves to spend time in nature, listen to music and to smoke refined cigars. He is interested in science, high-tech and global economy.
Last but not least, he thinks that: “a business that makes nothing but money is a poor business. Therefore, having also fun at work is not a Diversion from a successful life; It is the pathway to it.”
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