Dr. Adrian Eberle
Adrian Eberle studied at the Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich, Switzerland, and graduated with an engineering degree (dipl. Masch. Ing.) in 1997. In parallel to his work, he obtained a PhD in business administration from the University of St. Gallen (HSG) in 2004.
In 1998, he joined the privately held Swiss aviation and aerospace company SR Technics as Purchasing Manager. His career as a strategy consultant started in 2001 at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where he soon got promoted to Project Manager. From 2004, he was appointed Vice President of the world-leading manufacturer of construction equipment, the Liechtenstein based Hilti AG, where he was head of Marketing and Communication Switzerland. In 2008, Adrian joined DKSH, the leading Distribution Company in Asia as President of DKSH Taiwan. Under his leadership, Taiwan developed into one of the strongest profit growth contributors. In recognition of his abilities, Adrian was promoted in 2010 to the Group Executive Board and global Head of Business Unit Technology, managing 1’400 people and 19 countries – a position he held until 2013 when he co-founded Asia Dynamics. From 2014-2016, parallel to his role as managing partner at Asia Dynamics, he worked for Bain & Company as a special advisor for Asia related projects.
Adrian serves as a Trustee of the Pestalozzi Foundation and acts as a special advisor to the Berghilfe. Additionally, he’s a Lieutenant-Colonel in the Infantry Brigade 7 in the Swiss Army.
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Dr. Barbara Eberle-Haeringer
Barbara Eberle-Haeringer studied Business Management with major in Finance and Banking at the University of Zurich and Université de Lausanne (HEC). During her PhD she worked as a Research Assistant at the Swiss Banking Institute of the University of Zurich, where she was a Lecturer and published articles and book chapters. After completing her PhD she joined the Strategic Advisory Group at Pictet & Cie.
In 2008 she moved to Taiwan and started her Mandarin studies at the National Taiwan Normal University in Taipei. 2010 she joined UBS Taipei and was responsible for Business Development of UHNW Taiwan Domestic.
In 2011 she continued her Mandarin studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. After moving back to Switzerland she co-founded Asia Dynamics, of which she is a member of the board and the management team together with Adrian.
Since 2014 she supports the business development of the German IP consulting company PATEV Associates in Switzerland. As Asia is nowadays one of the leaders in innovation, there is a close link between Asia Dynamics and PATEV .
She is a founder of the Alumni Finance Club of the University of Zurich and an active member in the OEC Alumni Mentoring program, where she coaches Chinese students. She was also a Lecturer at the Fernfachhochschule Schweiz for many years and serves on the board of the Gönnerverein kispex, Kanton Zurich. Barbara is a former president of the Swiss Association of Taiwan. She is fluent in German, English, French and Mandarin.