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«I am looking for active roles with a mission motivating and challenging me. I bring in my competencies and my network, but I don’t want to be integrated into an operative corset. The most important thing for me is to get together with impressive personalities who – in whatever way – enrich my life.»

Current mandates

«I am particularly interested in the strategic aspects of corporate management and the communicative issues – from investor relations and public affairs to crisis management.»

Zurich Convention Center Ltd.; Chairman of the Board
Gasversorgung Romanshorn AG; Chairman of the Board
Arbalo AG, Zurich; Chairman of the Board
Smeetz SA, Lausanne; Board Member
Teebly Ltd., London; Non Executive Director
Bounce Event GmbH, Siebnen; Co-director
Jugendwohnnetz Juwo, Zurich; Chairman of the Board
Examination Board for Certified Web Project Managers; Member
+ confidential mandates for strategic development, policy consulting and crises management

Start-up investments

«I invest in companies whose business cases I fully understand and where I can add value; preferably in an early phase and away from the hype topics.»

Testing Time AG
Scrona AG
Smeetz SA
Arbalo AG
Teebly Ltd.
Beekeeper AG
Qnami AG
Bounce Event GmbH
+ Projects in the founding process
+ Silent partnerships

Earlier activities

«Thanks to my broad experience in various roles and industries, nothing can really surprise me anymore in business.»

Swico; Managing Director (60%; 2012 – 2019)
Swico Recycling; Chairman of the Recycling Board (2012 – 2019)
Schweizerisches Informatik-Zertifikat SIZ AG; Board Member (2016 – 2019)
Hofrat Suess AG; Verwaltungsrat (2016 – 2017)
Fatzerimbach AG; Chairman of the Board (2012 – 2014)
Hauswirth Immobilien GmbH; Partner (2009 – 2013)
Verband der Schweizer Gasindustrie; Chief Executive Officer (2003 – 2012)
Swissgas AG; Board Member (2003 – 2012)
Gasmobil AG; Board Member (2004 – 2012)
Farner Consulting AG; Co-owner, Board Member, Member of the Managing Board (2000 – 2003)
FTC Communication SA; Board Member (2000 – 2003)
Casino Zürich Spiele AG; Chairman of the Board (1997 – 2004)
Lauffer, Hensch & Partner AG; Co-owner, Board Member (1986 – 2000)

Media activities

«I have a sharp tongue and am pugnacious columnist, I often hear. Writing and talking, presenting and discussions, that’s one of my passions.»

Monthly column “Von Hensch zu Mensch» on (since 2012) (since 2009)
Speaker (D/F/E)
Moderator (DFE)


«Zurich was and is my centre of life because the city offers so many possibilities. But that’s exactly why I’m always drawn back to the far away countries, cities and museums.»

Contemporary Art
Travel and hiking
Zunft zu den Drei Königen
Quartierführungen in der Enge

My background

Master of Law (lic. iur.); University of Zurich
Federal Diploma as PR Consultant
Born in Zurich in 1959 – and living there
Swiss and French citizen
Married with Theresa Hensch
Living in Zurich


Jean-Marc Hensch