Managing Partner Schwitzerland
Heinz heads up the Horwath HTL office in Switzerland and is largely responsible for transactional advice, tourism project development, and corporate finance, performance monitoring and operational reviews.
With over 35 years’ international experience within the hospitality industry, Heinz has worked extensively across Europe, Africa and the USA in a wide range of hotel, tourism and aviation fields. Prior to Horwath HTL, Heinz was Project Manager/Director of Operations at Helog Aviation AG in Sudan, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Ivory Coast. Before Helog Aviation AG, Heinz was Managing Director at Leisure Touristik GmbH where he was responsible for the operational management of river ship cruises.
Throughout Heinz’s extensive career, he has been appointed to provide asset management advice to hotel owners seeking to improve their operations and profitability. As a consequence he has implemented bespoke business plans, provided investment and renovation programmes, marketing and sales and organisation strategies. He has acted as Managing Director for a number of international hotels and resorts, including Carpe Diem Vacation Resort, Cadaques in Spain, Spa Resort Samoa, Warnemünde and Golfpark Gut Düneburg GmbH, Haren in Germany, Dorfhotel Gerlitzen Alpe, Bodensdorf in Austria and Magic Hotel Management Inc., Ft. Lauderdale in the USA.
Prior to this, Heinz spent eight years managing Hotel Guarda Val AG, a leading winter & summer sport resort in Lenzerheide, Switzerland. During his time there, Heinz implemented business plans and led the construction and renovation process.