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Roland Kienzler

Executive Coach and Consultant

Roland Kienzler is a Global Executive MBA with dual degrees from the University of St. Gallen and the University of Toronto. He studied law at the University of Basel, then obtained master’s degrees in Corporate Communication Management (FHNW) and Human Capital Management (ZHAW) which he recently deepened with a certificate as Digital Transformation Officer. For over 12 years he was CHRO & Member of the Group Executive Board of the Endress + Hauser Group, a family-owned automation technology company.

Roland began his career in Human Resources Management in 1998 as Head of Human Resources and Management Development at the Feldschlösschen Group in Rheinfelden, Switzerland, (Brewery), before moving to Myonic AG in Biel, Switzerland as Group Human Resources & Communications Manager (Technology & Manufacturing) and from 2003 to the position of Senior
HR Manager Global Functional Groups at Novartis Pharma AG at its headquarters in Basel, Switzerland.

Since 2019, he has been supporting small and large companies as the Founder of HumanWork Consulting in the areas of HRM, Leadership, Digitalisation & Transformation as well as in Individual & Business Coaching.

He serves as Non-Executive Director and in several Advisory Boards. He is a passionate Lecturer for Business, Leadership, and People related topics around (Digital) Transformation and the human side of the business.

He is a certified CORE™ feedback coach and partners with Human Edge.