Claudio Cisullo

Claudio Cisullo

Member of the board

Claudio Cisullo is a Swiss entrepreneur and investor. The son of Italian immigrants, he was born in Switzerland on 14 May 1964. After completing a technical apprenticeship, he embarked on further business training programmes at the University of St. Gallen. At the age of 20, he founded the first of companies that he has successfully established and expanded to date in many countries and business segments. Today, he is among the 300 wealthiest Swiss people.

In 1997 Claudio Cisullo founded CC Trust Group AG, his family office and investment and management company, of which he remains Chairman today.

Claudio Cisullo can look back on more than 20 years of fruitful service on the boards of directors of various international companies. He is currently Chairman of the Board of ACCOne Holding AG and ACC Investments SRL, which are both active in the real estate development and management sector. In 2013 he became a member of the Board of Directors of Ringier AG. He has also been a member since 2013 of the Board of Trustees of the Law and Economics Foundation, which promotes the Master’s degree course in Law and Economics at the University of St. Gallen.

In 2014 Claudio Cisullo established Chain IQ Group AG, an independent and globally active services and consultancy company in the supply management field, and has served as Executive Chairman since its foundation. In 2015 he was appointed to the Board of Directors of the New York Center for Global Enterprise. And in September 2019 he was elected to the Board of Trustees of the Swiss Entrepreneurs Foundation, a public charity initiative that supports start-ups and entrepreneurship in Switzerland and promotes the Swiss innovation ecosystem. He is also the founder and chairman of The Circle, an international billionaires’ networking platform.

In addition to a series of further mandates, Claudio Cisullo was a long-serving member of the boards of directors of Ringier subsidiaries Ringier Axel Springer Schweiz AG and Admeira AG until the first quarter of 2020.