Patrik Steiger, 41, is Swiss and holds a Master of Laws degree from the University of Fribourg. He is currently pursuing a Global Advanced MBA program at the University of St. Gallen. He started his career at KPMG Consulting AG in 1999 in the retail and automation international business.
He joined Swarovski Corporation AG in 2003 and is responsible for global projects in Mennerdorf. In this role, he introduced a global reporting system for all sales organizations and central locations.
In 2007, as head of global process management, he successfully implemented several large-scale retail projects worldwide. In his previous position, as the Director of Operations Development and Retail Processes, he led the retail process management, sales and operations planning, and retail innovation teams, and made significant contributions to improving the superior retail and customer experience.
Swarovski, Switzerland is part of the BAGS region (Benelux, Austria, Greece and Switzerland), led by Nik Nathwani, vice president of sales and operations for consumer products.