Eraneos Group strengthens Board, adding two new positions with Astrid Rauchfuss and Daniel Ritz

Eraneos Group strengthens Board, adding two new positions with Astrid Rauchfuss and Daniel Ritz

Press release

Zurich, 26 February 2024 – Eraneos Group is proud to announce the appointment of two distinguished professionals, Astrid Rauchfuss and Dr. Daniel Ritz, to its Board of Directors. The strategic move comes as part of the management & technology consultancy’s commitment to fortifying its industry influence and growth trajectory, as well as enhancing its international footprint.

Advancing Global Presence

The decision to expand the Board of Directors aligns with Eraneos Group’s robust advancement since the international network of companies established their formal corporate consolidation in 2021. Building on the original locations of Switzerland, Germany, the Netherlands, and Spain, Eraneos Group continues to pursue meaningful expansion. Its current international footprint includes over 1075 employees in thirteen offices in eight countries.

Bolstering Platform for Strategic Growth

The Group’s ambitious growth trajectory extends beyond geographies. Recognized as an industry leader in digitalization and technology consultancy services, Eraneos Group leverages inherent knowledge and core competencies to create and manage successful digital transformation journeys for its clients. Intent on strengthening the full scope of its portfolio of capabilities, the Group is building future facing expertise to deliver management consultancy services that support cutting-edge, large-scale digital transformation solutions, complete with cyber security, and cloud computing and data & AI worldwide. Astrid Rauchfuss and Daniel Ritz are set to bolster the Board’s knowledge, expertise, and guidance for furthering this vision.

Chairman of the Board, Calvin Grieder states, “I am pleased to announce the addition of Astrid Rauchfuss and Daniel Ritz to our Board of Directors. Both are experienced board members whose individual wealth of insight and strategic acumen will support our mission to confirm our Group as a strong, international hub for shaping digital transformations.”

The Board welcomes Astrid Rauchfuss and Daniel Ritz to Eraneos Group, effective February 2024.

Astrid Rauchfuss, MBA INSEAD and MSc Physics LMU Munich, proves over 23 years in Tech & Telco, specializing in strategic programs. A former Managing Director & Partner at a global strategy consulting firm and having led B2B Telco globally, Astrid Rauchfuss’ expertise also touts positions at Bell Labs, Lucent, Siemens, and Fraunhofer-Institut. She is a Board member at Orcan Energy, Exeger, Neterra, and JOBLINGE Foundation.

Daniel Ritz, Dr. oec. HSG, lic. oec. inform. HSG, is an accomplished CEO and non-executive Director with a background in Management Consulting at a global strategy consulting firm. He has lived and worked in both mature and frontier markets across Europe, U.S., Middle East, and Asia. After a long career in the telco industry, he is currently Spokesperson of the Management Board at WALTER GROUP, based in Vienna. He serves on the Supervisory Board of Beyon where he represents the Bahrain Sovereign Wealth Fund Mumtalakat.

About Eraneos Group

Eraneos Group is an international management & technology consulting group providing digitalization and transformation services, from strategy development to implementation. It has emerged from the alliance of Ginkgo Management Consulting, Quint Group, and AWK Group, as announced in 2021, and with DCP and W21, in 2022. The Group serves clients across three continents where some 1,075 dedicated and highly skilled professionals work jointly to unleash the full potential of digital. Services range from the development of digital business models and data analytics to cyber security, and from sourcing and IT advisory to the management of complex transformation projects. Eraneos Group has offices in Switzerland, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Austria, China, Singapore, and the USA. In 2022, Eraneos Group realized a turnover of over 220m EUR.


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