CEO View on Agile
Sunrise is a major brand in the Swiss telecom market. The company aims to provide a consistently high performance to its customers, whilst pioneering the market with new ideas and embracing the variety of digital opportunities. CEO André Krause will share what this means for daily operations, and how an agile and flexible mindset is crucial for success. He will also look back to the merger between UPC and Sunrise, the cultural shift as well as the operating model that was needed to realize an integration whilst operating highly competitive market environment.
Note, this session will be in German.
André Krause has been the CEO of Sunrise since November 16, 2020. Before that, he served as the CEO of Sunrise Communications AG from January to mid-November 2020. He joined Sunrise in 2011 as the Chief Financial Officer, a position he held until the end of 2019.
Prior to his time at Sunrise, he spent seven years at Telefónica O2 Germany, first as Vice President Strategy & Consulting and later as Chief Financial Officer. Earlier in his career, André also worked at McKinsey & Company, as Associate Principal as well as a member of the TIME practice, and at Arthur Andersen, as Assistant Computer Risk Management and Auditing. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Bielefeld.
Adrian Zwingli has extensive entrepreneurial and technological experience. The focus of his activities is on: Digital Disruption and Transformation, modern and agile organizational forms, High Performance Leadership and Entrepreneurship. In addition to his passion as Chairman of SwissQ, Adrian teaches at various universities, technical colleges and executive schools on the topics of digitalisation, leadership and agility. He holds an MBA in General Management and leads the IMD High Performance Leadership Alumni in Zurich. His personal mantra is “Why not now”.