EEC 027: How a 28 Year Old Became CEO of a Family Business with Isabelle Harsch
How did a 28 Year Old Became CEO of a Family Business? Isabel Harsch was the youngest of four siblings. What did it take for her to become CEO of Harsch? How does she lead older more established long standing professionals? Find out how this young Swiss-Italian citizen surfs the corporate world that carries her name.
HARSCH is a family business
HARSCH, is a family business founded in Geneva in 1957 by Irène and Henri HARSCH. Right from the beginning, the company specialized in packing and shipping fine arts and antiquities all over the world. In 1973 Bertrand HARSCH, the founders’ son, joined the company and developed the international moving business. Today Bertrand HARSCH is President and the company is managed by a strong team including his daughter Isabelle HARSCH.
“I use my intuition but then discuss it with my expert executive team.” Isabelle Harsch
HARSCH is highly active in both French and German-speaking Switzerland in national and international household goods moving, in relocation, archiving and in the packing and international shipping of fine arts throughout the world. This wide range of activities ensures the company’s continuing growth.
“The next five years we shall first consolidate our recent purchase and then maybe buy another company,” says, Isabelle Harsch. My father was a great mentor!
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