Ernst A. Butler
Green Sands Switzerland Ltd.
Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Ernst A. Bütler started his extensive banking and Finance career with different employments with banks in Geneva, London, Zurich and the USA. Then, for 25 years, he joined Credit Suisse Group Head Office in Zurich, where he held various leading positions, to Global Head Multinational Division and to Co-Head Switzerland of CSFB Credit Suisse First Boston London/Zurich, the Investment Banking arm within Credit Suisse Group. After CSFB he joined Partners Group in Zug, the leading Private Equity Organization as a Partner.
Today, he is an independent financial and investment consultant. Over the years, he has held numerous directorships in Switzerland, China, South Korea, England and Germany, including during 9 years at Hanwha Q Cells, Shanghai/Seoul, worldwide the second largest producer of PV-Solar panels and at XBiotech Group, Austin/Texas (NASDAQ XBIT), for their subsidiaries in Switzerland and Germany.
Ernst A. Bütler received his degree in Economics and Business Administration in Zurich at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences. Further educations include after-graduate programs at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, later INSEAD Fontainebleau/France and the Senior Management Program at MIT Sloan School of Management in Boston.