Andreas Zivy

Andreas Zivy is Chairman of Ameropa Holding AG. Representing the third generation, he runs the family business established in 1948.

Andreas Zivy was born in 1955 in Basel, where he attended the Humanistic Secondary School. After graduating from the Institute of Political Science (IEP) in Paris in 1978 and working for two years in Brazil for Bunge, he started his career in Ameropa as Office Head of Ameropa France S.A. followed by various positions at Prochaska & Cie, Vienna and S.I.A.M., Caen. 1986 he became a Vice President of Ameropa AG in Basel.

In 1995 Andreas Zivy was appointed CEO and member of the Board of Directors of Ameropa AG. Since 2010 he acts as President of the Board of Ameropa Holding AG.

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Read Andreas Zivy's guest commentary on the Swiss initiative against speculations, which was published in the NZZ newspaper on 23 July 2015.