Markus Jerger

Chief Executive Officer, German Association for Small and Medium-sized Businesses (BVMW)

Prof. Markus Jerger is the CEO of BVMW, the German Association for Small and Medium Businesses, which brings together more than 800,000 companies from all business sectors, ranging from 1 employee to 120,000 employees. He was born in Switzerland in the canton of Zurich in 1964. He graduated from the Economics Faculty of the University of Munich, further MBA in England. He received extensive experience in real estate, construction, investment management, working in the family business. Worked in the leadership of the International Olympic Committee, implementing construction and other projects for the Olympic Games. Worked with Kempinski Hotel Group. In addition, since 2007, for 6 years, was a member of the Supervisory Board of Colony Capital, one of the largest financial services providers in Switzerland. He speaks four languages.