New CEO of Vantage Education AG

We are delighted to inform you that Heinz Sommer has taken over as the CEO of the Vantage Education Group as of 01 April 2016.

The Vantage Education Group mission is to achieve a leading market position in the education and further education sector in Switzerland. Through the affiliation of established, locally rooted educational institutions, the Vantage Education Group is creating significant added value for its clients - comprehensive and well networked provision of education under one umbrella. Since the summer of 2013, four established schools have already been won over by our mission - with more to follow over the coming months.

Heinz Sommer has over 20 years of in-depth professional experience in different functions in national and international companies in the life sciences industry and possesses profound know-how in relation to the creation and expansion of companies, subsidiaries, brands and organisations. In addition, as a businessman and long-term interim manager, he has extensive experience in line management, project and change management, as well as in M&A transactions.

Heinz Sommer was awarded his Executive MBA by the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts and is familiar with the dual education system in Switzerland based on his own education, as well as on many years of working as a lecturer. The positioning and further development of the Vantage Education Group as a strong partner in education will be the focus of his work.