Ariel Hugentobler

Head of Career Services HSG Alumni

Ariel Hugentobler, Dr. oec. HSG, is in charge of HSG Alumni’s Career Services.

Earlier on, he worked in various management positions in human resources, finance, corporate communication and IT. He started his professional career as an IT project leader in a bank. At that stage, he wrote his doctoral thesis on the topic of the early detection of banking crises. Subsequently, he held the position of CFO with the consultancy firm IMG, a spin-off of the HSG’s Institute of Information Management. He oversaw this firm’s growth from 30 staff to more than 500 staff. In his last position, he was the worldwide Head of Human Resources in a division of a quoted industrial group. Besides his activities for HSG Alumni, Ariel Hugentobler works for his Immobilien AG, a firm he has run as co-owner since 2011.

Ariel Hugentobler has many years of experience in human resources. One of his focal points is in recruitment. In the past, he was thus able to fill a wide variety of vacancies from technical specialists to executive board members. He cultivates a lively exchange with heads of human resources and is therefore well aware of companies’ practices with regard to recruitment and human resource development. He combines his HR knowledge with his management know-how and his entrepreneurial skills.