About us

At our clients’ side
For four generations

Who we are

Kessler is the leading Swiss company in the fields of risk management, insurance and pension fund consulting. Our team, which is based in Switzerland has now grown to 275 staff and manages a good one third of the 500 largest Swiss companies from the services sector, trade, industry and the public sector.

Since it was founded, Kessler has been a family business in the glittering tradition of Swiss entrepreneurship. Our clients see this in the quality of our work, in the relationships of trust they have with their personal contact partners, and in the speed of our decision-making processes.  

Our Business

As their dedicated partner in all risk, insurance and pension issues, we offer our clients customized risk analyses, modern risk financing concepts and optimized insurance solutions. We are also at our clients‘ service if they need legal advice or want assistance in the event of a claim.

Global Network

To ensure that our clients receive the best possible service not only in Switzerland but internationally, Kessler is the Swiss partner of the global Marsh Network since 1998. Headquartered in New York, Marsh is the largest globally active risk manager and insurance broker, with branches in over 100 countries. In addition to sharing client management, the Marsh Network is used to share knowledge. Kessler employees are represented in various industry expert working groups at Marsh. The working groups develop sector-specific solutions, analyze legal and market developments, and are a source of extensive specialist knowledge. This ensures that our employees keep up to date with the latest international developments.

The Marsh network also ensures that our clients have direct access to the full range of services offered by Marsh & McLennan Companies. For further information, visit www.mmc.com.

Marsh

Risk, insurance and pension fund consulting

  • Risk identification and consulting
  • Global insurance solutions
  • Specialization in products and sectors
  • Captive management services
  • Claims management and support
  • Alternative risk strategies
  • Risk Consulting

Mercer

Consulting, outsourcing and investments

  • Health and benefits including global benefits
  • Wealth and investments including pension risk management and IFRS & USGAAP calculations
  • Investment consulting for institutional investors
  • Workforce and career consultation including executive compensation and talent mobility
  • Mergers and acquisitions including post-merger integration

Guy Carpenter

Reinsurance services

  • Risk measurement and evaluation
  • Integrated strategies for optimizing, protecting and using capital
  • Worldwide reinsurance placement and structuring
  • Portfolio formation / optimization
  • Capital market and M&A consulting
  • Rating agency advisory
  • ERM analyses
  • Contract and claims management

Oliver Wyman

Management consulting

  • Technical, operational and strategic advisory
  • Financial services advisory
  • Organization and management development
  • ERM analyses
  • Brand design and strategy
  • Advice on supervisory provisions
  • Actuarial consulting

Team

The Kessler team is there to answer your questions at any time. Call us to discuss your concerns.

Board of Directors

Martin E. Kessler
Chairman of the Board of Directors

Siegmund Fahrig
Member of the Board of Directors

Robert Kessler
Member of the Board of Directors

Christoph Schmid
Member of the Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Christian Kessler
Managing Partner

Helmut Studer
Member of the Executive Committee

Pascal Schweingruber
Member of the Executive Committee

Bernard Perritaz
Member of the Executive Committee

Tom Kessler
Managing Partner

Douglas Müller
Member of the Executive Committee

Roger Konrad
Member of the Executive Committee

Senior Management Committee

Urs Sommer
Head Business Development, German-Speaking Switzerland

Stefan Leuenberger
Head Occupational Benefits

Yves Krismer
Head Services, Consumer Goods

Martin Rohrbach
Head Infrastructure, Energy


Zurich

T +41 44 387 87 11

Business Unit Heads

Yves Krismer
Services, Consumer Goods

Stefan Leuenberger
Occupational Benefits

Christian Peters
Special Risks

Claudio Roa
Accident and health insurance

André Scheidt
Chemical, pharmaceutical, Life Science

Hans-Christian Süss
Industry

Simon Künzler
Risk Consulting

Timo Salvisberg
Private Equity and M&A Practice

Pascal Praudisch
Health Care, Public Entities

Martin Rohrbach
Infrastructure, Energy

Markus Singer
Financial Services

Katja Wodiunig
Trade, Hospitality

Business Development

Roy Hiltebrand

Urs Sommer
Head Business Development, German-Speaking Switzerland

Riccardo Tondo
Sales Leader international

Corporate Services

Patrick Concannon
Head Accounting

Edwin Krebser
Head Operations

Manuela Rigutto
Head Logistics

Andreas Stocker
Head IT

Sabine Wanner
Legal & Compliance

Natalie Kolb
Head Marketing & Communications

Sandra Müller
Head Human Resources

Lisa Spaar
Head Risk Practices

Kurt Vogel
Audits

Aarau

T +41 62 825 05 05

Your contact person

Rüdiger Nickelsen
Head Regional Office

Basel

T +41 61 263 20 01

Your contact person

Roy Hiltebrand
Business Development

Bern

T +41 31 858 30 30

Your contact persons

Peter Dürig
Head Regional Office

Gerhard Niederhauser
Head Client Relationship Management

Werner Moser
Head Employee Benefits

Lukas Rohrbach
Business Development

Geneva

T +41 22 707 45 00

Your contact persons

Cécile Baptiste
Head Regional Office

Damien Pittet
Logistics

Lausanne

T +41 21 321 60 30

Your contact persons

Bernard Perritaz
Member of the Executive Committee

Natalie Koch
Head Pension fund management

 

 

Valérie Scilipoti
Head Client Relationship Management, Western Switzerland

Christophe Tribolet
Head National Unit

Samuel Egger
Head Insurance Line Management, Western Switzerland

Lionel Salomon
Business Development

Sylvain Zuber
Head International Unit

Patrick Martinez
Head Occupational Benefits, Western Switzerland

Lucerne

T +41 41 410 96 66

Your contact persons

René Albisser
Business Development

Heinrich Wolf
Relationship Management

Neuchâtel

T +41 32 724 83 50

Your contact persons

Alexandre Voisin
Head Regional Office

St. Gallen

T +41 71 224 92 24

Your contact persons

Eva Holenstein
Head Regional Office

Vaduz

T +423 231 32 32

Your contact person

Riccardo Tondo
Manager


Sites

Kessler is represented throughout Switzerland and there for you wherever you are. Visit us at one of our locations.

Aarau
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Aarau

Rohrerstrasse 102
CH-5000 Aarau

T +41 62 825 05 05

Basel
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Basel

Freie Strasse 35
CH-4001 Basel

T +41 61 263 20 01

Bern
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Bern

Talstrasse 7
CH-3053 Münchenbuchsee

T +41 31 858 30 30

Geneva
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Geneva

Avenue des Morgines 8
CH-1213 Petit-Lancy

T +41 22 707 45 00

Lausanne
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Lausanne

Rue Pépinet 1
P.O. Box 6648
CH-1002 Lausanne

T +41 21 321 60 30

Lucerne
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Lucerne

Habsburgerstrasse 12
6003 Lucerne

T +41 41 410 96 66

Neuchâtel
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Neuchâtel

Rue J.-L. Pourtalès 1
CH-2000 Neuchâtel

T +41 32 724 83 50

St. Gallen
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St. Gallen

Fürstenlandstrasse 101
CH-9014 St. Gallen

T +41 71 224 92 24

Vaduz
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Vaduz

Josef Rheinberger Strasse 6
LI-9490 Vaduz

T +423 231 32 32

Zurich
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Zurich

KESSLER & CO AG
Forchstrasse 95
P.O. Box
CH-8032 Zurich

T +41 44 387 87 11

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