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Peter Zehnder

Employee, Head of Division - Global Duty Free / International Distributors, Lindt & Sprüngli (Schweiz) AG, CH-Kilchberg ZH

Kilchberg ZH, Switzerland

Skills

Business Development
Innovation Management
Leadership
FMCG
Branding
Marketing Strategy
Multichannel Management
Global Sales / Key Account Management
Category Management
Start-up
Change Management
Personnel Development
Travel Retail / Duty Free
Wholesale
Convenience
Vending
Bakery Channel
Retail Management
Job opportunity: Internship Marketing
General Management
Retail
Distribution
Business
Sales management
Management
Senior Management

Timeline

Professional experience for Peter Zehnder

  • Current 9 years and 6 months, since 2012

    Head of Division - Global Duty Free / International Distributors

    Lindt & Sprüngli (Schweiz) AG, CH-Kilchberg ZH

    Responsible for the global Travel Retail & Duty Free Business (Marketing, Sales, Finance, Logistics and Customer service) and Head of International Distributors - Export for domestic business - incl. regional Duty Free Sales Hubs in Hong Kong, Dubai and Sao Paulo - Executive Board Member of Lindt & Sprüngli (Schweiz) AG

  • 2009 - 2012

    Sales Director Switzerland

    Lindt & Sprüngli (Schweiz) AG, CH-Kilchberg ZH

    Responsible for Key Account Management, Sales Reps, Customer Service, Trade-Marketing, Retail - Lindt Shops and B2B - Executive Board Member of Lindt & Sprüngli (Schweiz) AG

  • 2007 - 2009

    Marketing Director Switzerland

    Hiestand Schweiz AG / ARYZTA, CH-Schlieren ZH

    Responsible for Product Management, IC Business, R&D, Advertising, Communication/PR, Service Concepts and Bake-off Academy - Member of the Management Team of Hiestand (Schweiz) AG and Core Team Aryzta

  • 2003 - 2007

    Head of Business Unit

    Hilcona Fresh Express, CH-Lupfig AG

    Start-up / Business Development Impulse Market, Responsible for Sales (Key Account Management, Sales Reps), Marketing and Logistics of Ultrafresh products - 365 days

  • 1999 - 2003

    Head of Category Management

    Hilcona AG, FL-Schaan

    Category & Product Management of Retail CH + Export, Fresh Convenience & Food Service Frozen Convenience / Launch of Hilcona Brand / Category Mangement for Betty Bossi & Anna's Best

  • 1996 - 1998

    Assistant CEO / Project Manager

    Hilcona AG, FL-Schaan

    Development & implementation of Corporate Strategy, Branding- / Communication Concept, Supply-Chain-Strategy, Cost Fitness program / Management Systems for SCM

  • 1985 - 1992

    Bank Manager Retail / Kommerz

    Swiss Bank Corporation (SBV), CH

    Loan Department, Currency Trading & Retail

Educational background for Peter Zehnder

  • 2016 - 2016

    Senior Leadership Program

    International Institute for Management Development (IMD)

  • 2003 - 2005

    General Management

    SUNY - State University New York / GSBA Horgen

  • 1999 - 1999

    Strategic Marketing

    University St. Gallen / HSG

  • 1993 - 1996

    Marketing, 1. Rang

    Fachhochschule / HWV St. Gallen

Languages

  • German

    First language

  • English

    Fluent

  • French

    Fluent

Wants

Innovative Marketing- and Sales-Ideas
Consumer- & Customer-Insights Travel Retail
Business

Interests

Global & local Food Trends
Family
Internet
Travelling
Fitness & Marathon
Sushi
Golf

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