Mark Zünd, Managing Director, Head of Private Equity, is a member of the Executive Committee and the Private Equity Investment Committee.
Mr Zünd joined the former sponsor of Akina (now Unigestion) in 2001, becoming a member of the management team in 2005, where he drove the overall development of the business. He sits on the boards of directors of various companies and is a member of the advisory boards of selected private equity funds. Prior to being named Head of Private Equity in January 2023, he was Head of Investments.
Mr Zünd began his career in 1993 at HILTI Germany in Industrial sales, as a Market Manager for a German client segment. In 1998, he joined McKinsey & Co as a Consultant advising blue chip companies in Pharma, Financial Services and Industry. In 2000, Mr Zünd joined a European e-commerce application service provider.
Mr Zünd holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA and a master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich, Switzerland.