Educational Background

1989 – today

Various professional courses in general management of international business. Various courses for Board members (University of St.Gallen, ZfU, etc.)

 
2006

Stanford University, Palo Alto, California (USA)

 

Stanford Executive Program (SEP), a 6 weeks executive program for 150 international top managers on global business issues

 
9/2005

University of Wuhan, Wuhan, China

 

Honorary Professor (Prof.h.c) for his contribution to surveying and mapping industry and education in China.

   
5/2001

Ferris State University, Michigan, USA

 

Honorary Doctor (Dr.h.c.) of Business and Industry from for his contribution to the surveying education in the US and his contribution to the development of the surveying and mapping industry.

   
1988 – 1989

University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, USA

 

Master of Business Administration (MBA), Major in General Management, International Business, New Venture.

   
1976 – 1981

Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

 

Dipl Werkstoff Ingenieur ETH (Masters Degree in Material Science and Engineering of Swiss Federal Institute of Technology).

   
1969 – 1974

Gymnasium Winterthur, Switzerland

 

Matura Typ B