Dr. Christoph Bircher, a Managing Partner in Zurich, has been working with Odgers Berndtson since 2005. He focuses on Board, CEO and specialist appointments in the industrial products & services, consumer goods, media & communications sectors. In addition to search, he also works with Odgers Berndtson consultants on management audits, where he utilises his experiences of the varying management cultures in different sectors. Earlier in his career he held Board of Management responsibility for human resources at respectively Sia Abravises Ag, Ringier Ag, Sulzer Winterthur Group and HSBC Guyerzeller Bank Ag. He graduated with a degree in Philosophy and a PhD from the University of Zurich.