Marco Gadola has been an Industrial Advisor to EQT since 2019.
Marco rejoined Straumann in 2013 as CEO, having previously served as CFO and Executive Vice President Operations from 2006 to 2008. In 2008 Marco became the CFO of Panalpina, a world leader in supply chain management, and following he became Regional CEO of Asia / Pacific in 2012.
Prior to his first term at Straumann, he spent five years at Hero, the Swiss-based international food group, where he was also CFO and responsible for IT and operations. Previously, he spent nine years at the international construction tool manufacturer Hilti, where he held a number of senior commercial / sales and finance-related positions in various countries. Before that, he worked for Sandoz International Ltd, as Audit Manager, and for Swiss Bank Corporation, Basel, in Corporate Finance.
Marco is Vice Chairman of the Board of Calida Group and a board member of MCH Group, Switzerland, heading the Audit Committee at both boards. In addition, he is a panel member of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce.
Marco graduated from Basel University in business administration and economics.