Romed Guntern
lic.oec. HSG et lic.iur. HSG (University of St. Gallen)
Chief Executive Officer & Chairman

Romed Guntern studied at the University of St. Gallen (HSG) and completed his licentiate in economics (lic.oec.) and law (lic.iur.). He was a scientific officer at the institute for finance and fiscal law of the University of St. Gallen and the assistant of Prof. Dr. Klaus Vallender.

As longtime CEO, he established the SGMI Institute of Management St. Gallen as one of the most renowned, international business schools in the German-speaking countries. Mr. Guntern is vice president of the St. Gallen Group and of the Research Group St. Gallen as well as co-founder of numerous start-ups. As entrepreneurial pragmatist, he sits on the board of directors and the supervisory board of various companies.

He is one of the most renowned specialists in corporate and strategic management, having held lectures and seminars at corporate universities and conferences for more than 20 years. Furthermore, he is a member of administrative and supervisory boards of various companies.

He advises top and executive managers working for renowned domestic and foreign companies, corporations as well as successful niche players and start-ups worldwide. Through his numerous consulting projects, he gained relevant experiences in the following areas:

  • Vision, Mission, Values, Overall targets
  • Development / Review of Group, Holding, Corporate, Business Unit and Functional Strategies
  • Business Model Design
  • Growth dynamics
  • High performance organization
  • Increase in profit and accretion
  • Start-up-Management


Further persons of the Executive Board

Gilbert Malgiaritta

(University of St. Gallen)
Executive Director Open Programs

Daniel Schmidlin

(University of St. Gallen)
Executive Director Corporate Programs

Marc Oliver Opresnik

Prof. Dr.
Chairman of the Academic Committee

How to contact us

+41 71 223 50 30

SGMI Management Institute St. Gallen
Bogenstrasse 7
CH-9000 St. Gallen

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