Sigrid Artho leads Spencer Stuart’s business in Switzerland with offices in Zurich and Geneva and leads the Swiss CEO and Board Practice. She also leads the firm’s Industrial Practice in Europe, the Middle East and Africa and built the firm’s global Process Industries segment. With more than 20 years’ international experience in both consulting and industry roles, Sigrid brings to her client work a strong commitment to diversity and sustainability, broad functional and general management knowledge, and strategy development and implementation expertise.
Strategic industry insights with global perspective
- Sigrid joined Spencer Stuart from Digma Management Consulting, which she founded in 2000 and led for 13 years. As founder and managing director, she focused on serving clients in the areas of operational excellence, organizational structure, process management, strategic development and performance improvement. Her clients have included leading companies in the food and beverage, consumer and industrial sectors.
- Previously, Sigrid was a consultant and senior project manager with Icarus Consulting, a joint venture between Swissair and Perot Systems providing services in airline catering, ground handling, airfreight and logistics.
- Sigrid has more than 20 years’ experience in the food, travel and transportation, engineering and retail industries. She has worked with organizations around the world, including in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and the United States.
Sigrid holds a Ph.D. in business economics and an M.B.A. from University of St. Gallen (HSG). She is a member of University of St. Gallen’s alumni club, where she served as president of the Fourth International HSG Alumni Conference. Previously, she also served as a board member of VIA MAT Group. Sigrid is co-sponsor of the Swiss chapter of WomenCorporateDirectors. Raised in Switzerland and Nigeria, she speaks German, English, French and Spanish.