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Christoph Birchler

CEO , Maestrani Schweizer Schokoladen AG

Christoph Birchler has held the role of CEO of Maestrani Schweizer Schokoladen AG since the beginning of 2021. He started his professional life with a commercial apprenticeship at Mövenpick's central administration. After his studies at the Hotel Management School Lucerne, he held various positions in the national and international hotel industry. His passion for food and brands runs like a thread through his curriculum vitae - from gastronomy and the hotel industry to international brand management. After completing his further education in business administration at HSW Lucerne, he worked for Barilla for 15 years, including as Managing Director Switzerland and as Commercial Director in Paris. He is married, father of two children and lives in Zurich.

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