At the Swiss School of Tourism and Hospitality (SSTH) in Passugg, Switzerland
Following the acquisition of the Swiss School of Tourism and Hospitality (SSTH) in Passugg by the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) and hotelleriesuisse, the Board of Directors appointed Knut G. Rupprecht as Director from 1st March 2014.
Mr. Rupprecht will develop detailed concepts for fully integrated, holistic syllabuses spanning classic apprenticeships, higher diploma courses up to Bachelor and Masters degrees in Hotel and Hospitality Management. He will use his extensive knowledge in the field and educational expertise while being assisted by his expert taskforce, headed by Chris Mason (Director). The former Academic Director of
SSTH, Dr. Ursula Gehbauer Tichler, and Dr. Juan Perellon, EHL’s Chief Academic Project Officer will also support the new CEO.
Knut G. Rupprecht has many years of experience in HR Management as well as in the fields of professional training and further education. He has worked in large international hotel chains (Rotana Hotels, United Arab Emirates VAE, and Intercontinental Hotels, Switzerland), as well as in the retail industry (Migros, Geneva).