The Swiss School of Management is proud and honored to present a roundtable discussion with one of the most wanted CEOs operating in Italy; Johann Kral

The event will take place on Monday, September 9th, at 6.30pm at our campus in Rome.

Johann Kral is an entrepreneurial, visionary and strategy-driven executive management thought leader with over 20 years of experience that includes delivering exceptional improvements to the performance and profitability of leading pan-European companies. Skilled at identifying and taking full advantage of market opportunities in highly competitive environments. Track record transitioning poorly performing functions into best in class business units. Possess influential communication and interpersonal skills to favourably guide management and board decision making and build trusted relationships with clients and stakeholders. A decisive and insightful business leader able to develop and motivate large multi-functional teams to consistently outperform objectives.

His Core Competencies:

General Management • Strategic Planning • Corporate Restructuring • Risk Analysis • Business Development • Mergers & Acquisitions • Due Diligence • Negotiations • Change Management • Finance Management • Budgeting • Business Intelligence • Process Improvement • Logistics Management • Relationship Management • Joint Ventures • Partnership Development • Supply Chain Management • Contract Management • Executive Recruitment • Multifunctional Team Leadership • Training

Organizations he has worked for:

MUTARES AG, Milan, Italy • 2017- today
Private Equity consultant for acquisitions in Italy.

ARTI GROUP (Previously Arvato Group of Bertelsmann), Bergamo, Italy • 2014-2017
Chief Executive Officer

WAGONS LITS (ACCOR GROUP), Paris/Rome • 2010-2012
Chief Executive Officer / Member of Executive European Board

SOGEMA SpA (D. Logistics AG), Milan • 2000-2005
Chief Executive Officer and President of the Board

Member of the Board of Serra Merzario SpA, Milan • 2001-2003
Served on management board

DEUTSCHE BAHN CARGO AG, Milan / Mainz • 1998-2000
Managing Director of Deutsche Bahn Cargo in Italy

LUFTHANSA SERVICE GMBH (LSG-Sky Chefs), Milan / Rome / Frankfurt • 1997-1998
Chief Financial Officer / Representative of LSG in Italy

KRUPP-THYSSEN AG, Bochum, Terni • 1994-1996
Financial and Controlling Manager for Italian Project

FRESENIUS AG, Bad Homburg, Verona • 1992-1994
General Manager, Italian Joint Venture

DEGUSSA AG, Frankfurt / Florence / Fiorano / Reggiolo • 1989-1991
Controller, Chemistry Branch Italy / Previously First Assistant to Board Member Frankfurt



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