Markus Fiechter (1956) served as Chief Executive Officer of Jacobs Holding AG from September 2004 until the end of 2011.
He started his career as Assistant Professor in Chemistry at the University of Applied Sciences in Horw, Lucerne. From 1984 until 1991, he held various managerial positions at Mettler Toledo AG.
From 1991 to 1994, he worked for The Boston Consulting Group as a Manager at the Zurich office. From 1994 to 2004, he was Chief Executive Officer of the Minibar Group. Markus Fiechter is Vice President of the Board of Directors of Valora Holding AG and a member of the Board of Directors of Minibar AG and of W. Schmid AG. He is also member of the Board of the Federal Foundation for the Advancement of the Swiss Economy through Scientific Research.
Markus Fiechter holds a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH) and an MBA from the University of St. Gallen.