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Jauch Associates AG - Zurich

Philipp Buis

philipp buis

  • Office: Jauch Associates AG
  • Location: Zurich, Switzerland
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  • Fields: Business & Professional Services , Healthcare , Industrial & Automotive, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals, Logistics & Supply Chain, Technology, Telecommunication & Media


Philipp Buis is a Partner at Jauch Associates AG.

He conducts senior level search assignments for publicly traded and privately held organisations in:


Industrial (Agribusiness, Automotive, Construction, Energy/Utilities, Engineering, Manufacturing)
Life Sciences (Biotech, Diagnostics, Medical Devices, Pharma/Biopharma, R&D, Scientific & Academia)
Professional Services (Accounting, General Management Consulting/Strategy, IT, M&A, Legal, Compliance) 

Executive Search Experience: 
1998 – 2001 Managing Consultant and Practice Leader (up to 15 Consultants) with P&L-responsibility; managing the company together with the owner of Atkinson Stuart, a premium Executive Search boutique
2001 – 2010 Co-Founder and Partner of the Swiss Practice of Ward Howell International Group, starting up and developing the Zurich office, Office Leader with full P&L-responsibility for the Swiss market, Board member and Delegate of the Chairman; representing the office at the Stanton Chase International network on a global scale; member of the global Best Practice & Benchmark committee

Since 2010 Partner at Jauch Associates AG, a leading international Executive Search boutique with office locations in Zurich, London and New York and more than 20 affiliated offices in the US, Europe and Asia. 
He has placed more than 170 senior executives and top specialists for large cap multinationals, international niche players and local companies.

Representative Assignments: Divisional CEO, Global Industrial/High-Tech companyEVP/Group Head of Mergers & Acquisitions, Global Industrial/High-Tech companyGroup Head of Strategic Clinical Development, Global Biopharmaceutical companyCEO, Global Medical Devices companyPartner/Practice Leader, Global Strategy Consulting firm

Reto Jauch

reto jauch

  • Office: Jauch Associates LTD
  • Location: Zurich, Switzerland
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  • Fields: Business & Professional Services, Construction & Real Estate, Consumer Goods, Financial Services, Logistics & Supply Chain, Non Profit, Retail / Wholesale


Reto Jauch is Founding Partner of Jauch Associates. He conducts senior-level and specialist search assignments and advises business leaders on organization design and development in publicly traded and privately held organizations in the financial services industry, with a focus on Asset Management, Insurance, Pension Fund and other asset owning clients.

Reto has 20 years of strategic consulting experience and was Managing Director of A.T. Kearney Executive Search (ATKES) Europe. Prior to assuming this leadership role at ATKES, he was responsible for the firm’s Swiss Market, having started and developed a Search Practice for the firm in Zurich and Geneva. He originally started his consulting career at Robertson Associates AG, a Zurich based European Search Boutique.

Reto is Chairman of the City Swiss Club in London, a Council Member of the British Swiss Chamber of Commerce, a Board Director of Techsoup, (San Francisco) and Chairman, Fundacja Techsoup (Warsaw).

Representative assignments:
CEO, London based Asset Manager (+100 bn $ Asset under Management) CEO, London/Zurich based Family OfficeCEO, Zurich based international Private Bank (+250 bn $ Assets under Management) CIO, Zurich/NY/London based Re-Insurance firmHead Global Markets & Asset Allocation, Zurich based Pension Fund (+40 bn CHF Assets under Management)

Contact Jauch Associates AG

Jauch Associates is a leading Executive Search Boutique, specialised in the recruitment of high calibre candidates for strategically important positions and in advising business leaders on organisation development.

Clients choose the firm for its access to a truly international network of contacts, its ability to work seamlessly across various geographies and for Partner level consultants who deliver personally.

Jauch Associates AG is a fully integrated, crossborder platform with office locations in Zurich, London and New York. Clients of Jauch Associates AG include large multinational companies and family owned businesses, as well as highly competitive international niche players and start up companies

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