Sandro V. Gianella

Trusted board advisor on C-Level, CEO and non executive director searches


Married, one daughter
Languages: German, French, Italian, English
Business Economist
Various positions with BP and Nestlé
Executive Search & Boardroom Consultant since 1987
Founder/Managing Partner Knight Gianella & Partner Ltd. (1996)
Co-founder and Joint Chairman of the annual Bad Ragaz Board Member Conference (Chairman since 1996)
Author of articles on corporate governance and management issues
Regular interlocutor for business journalists and guest on television and radio shows
Advisory Council/Corporate Governance-Academy ZfU Ltd. International Business School, Thalwil (Switzerland)
Chairman of the Board of Trustees of a private organization with a medical focus on research and therapy
Chairman Jockey Club Switzerland


Liane Renz


Fon      +41 44 421 29 03

Irene Züttel


Fon      +41 44 421 29 09

Barbara Frei


Fon      +41 44 421 29 01

Stephan Reifferscheid

Specializing in CEO and C-Level searches


Married, two children
Languages: German, English
Business Economist (St. Gallen)/MBA (USA)
Management and consulting assignments in an international industrial holding in the field of investment management
From 1987 onwards, seven years as senior consultant with St. Gallen Consulting Group (now Marsh & McLennan Companies)
Main areas of work: strategy development at international level, general management consulting
Executive Search and Boardroom Consultant since 1994
Founder and Partner of Knight Gianella & Partner AG (1996)


Manuela Bochsler


Fon      +41 44 421 29 21