The 2018 winners

On 17 September 2018, it was that time of the year again, when those familiar words of the WTT YOUNG LEADER AWARD rang out in the Tonhalle St.Gallen: 
“And the winner is…”. 

We would like to congratulate the winners as well as the first and second runners-up in the categories of Market Research and Management Design for their outstanding achievements! 

Market Research

1st place - Customer Journey - eine Reise durch die Schmuckwelt (PPR2)

Client: Rhomberg Schmuck AG
Falk Liebnitzky, Leiter Marketing

FHS project team
Thomas Schöb, project manager, Uzwil, Bernhard Oberholzer, St.Gallen, Mauritius Berchtel, Eichberg, Manuel Baumann, Neu St.Johann, Stefan Roderer, Rehetobel, Tenzintseten Deckeykhangsar, Herisau

Project coach: Rosella Toscano-Ruffilli, lic.oec., dipl. Hdl. HSG
Language coach: Ulrike Rosenbaum
Statistics coach: Prof. Heinz Bleiker

 

2nd place - Market Potential and Unique Selling Proposition of Echinaforce® Efficacy (CPIM)

Client: Bioforce AG, Roggwil TG
Andreas Leng, Head of Analytic & Product Development Pharma
Anna Weber, Product Manager Pharma International

FHS project team
Lucien Mühlebach, project manager, Freienbach, YunTing Chiu, Japan, Vichada Nammontree, Thailand, Ryan Bukovich, USA, Alessio Scheiwiller, Gossau SG, Raphael Stein, Rorschacherberg, Altina Fetoshi, St.Gallen

Project coach: Dr. Ronald Ivancic
Language coach: Carmen Gatt
Statistics coach: Dr. Stefan Ch. Ott

 

3rd place - Marktanalyse Medizinaltechnik (PPR2)

Client: thyssenkrupp Materials Schweiz AG, Wil SG
Christof Härz, Leiter Marketing

FHS project team
Lorena Schneeberger, project manager, Herisau, Chantal Zwicker, Andwil SG, Kristina Marjanovic, Altstätten SG, Christian Kazin, St.Gallen, Olivier Kunz, Grabs, Remo Bollhalder, St.Gallen

Project coach: Dr. Lothar Natau
Language coach: Ulrike Rosenbaum
Statistics coach: Prof. Jürg Stricker

 

Management Design

1st place - Hospital logistics automation in China – Analysis of Process, Products and Promotion (JCSP)

Client: Swisslog (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., Shanghai
Stefan Hasenfratz, Executive Vice President of Healthcare Solutions Asia

FHS project team
Ferdinand Gross, project manager, Niederteufen, Tobias Goldener, Niederteufen, Joël Geisser, St.Gallen, Jiaqian Li Cherry, Projektleiterin, China, Shuai Dun Joseph, China, Jie Zheng Jessie, China

Project coach FHS: Andreas Löhrer
Project coach SHU: Dr. Heidi Hui Yan

 

2nd place - Weiterentwicklung der Sozialbilanz und Konzeption eines Messinstruments zur Wirkungsanalyse (PPR3)

Client: Brüggli, Romanshorn
Rainer Mirsch, Vorsitzender der Geschäftsleitung

FHS project team
Roman Schälli, project manager, Ebnat-Kappel, Stephan Spälti, Nürensdorf, Kevin Braunwalder, Gossau SG, Ermire Sahiti, Altstätten SG, Laura Giger, Niederuzwil, Philipp Dudli, Gossau SG

Project coach: Prof. Dr. Marcus Hauser

 

3rd place - Redesigned Bonus System (CPIM)

Client: M&M Militzer & Münch International Holding AG, St.Gallen
Lothar Thoma, CEO

FHS project team
Christian Benger, project manager, Neuhaus SG, Carolina De Oliveira Simoes Rodrigues, Portugal, Margarida Tavares Vicente, Portugal, Fabienne Elser, Flawil, Robin Richner, Malans GR, Sebastian Richards, Chile

Project coach: Mathias Kleiner, MBA