Alexander Zinser

Alexander Zinser has more than 20 years' experience as the Chief Legal Officer and member of the Executive Management Team at multinational companies in the life sciences, FMCG, commodities and IT industries.

In this function, he recruited, established and developed legal and compliance teams. He regularly provided support on complex restructuring and transformation processes as well as M&A transactions with a volume of up to CHF 5 billion. He began his career at a renowned law firm. He is passionate about supporting companies to make more differentiated decisions in complex situations about top talents.

Alexander Zinser has worked in Germany, Hong Kong and Luxembourg, and lately  for more than 15 years in Switzerland.  He has an extensive national and international network, including as the longtime President of the IMD Alumni Club Zurich and the founder of the General Counsel Forum Switzerland.

Alexander Zinser studied law at the Universities of Passau, Birmingham, Strasbourg, Vienna and Munich, obtained a doctorate degree with a dissertation on takeover bids. He holds an Executive MBA from the University of St. Gallen (HSG) and has passed the bar examinations in both Germany and Switzerland.