Frank Reutlinger

Frank Reutlinger

Managing Director

Zurich & Lausanne, Switzerland 44 533 50 40+41 79 204 93 93Visitenkartedownload

In three words

  • arrowboldexperienced
  • arrowboldforward-looking
  • arrowboldpragmatic


  • Holistic approach, a wide range of specialist, operational and strategic experience, conceptual and analytical in the start-up phase, clear understanding, from processes and engaging the customer, solution-oriented and goal-oriented implementation, to achievable results.


  • Strategy, operating concept and organisational development for the hotel, catering and tourism industry
  • Business management, process & service optimisation
  • Tourism concepts, touristic models for destinations

"Work-life balance is not a question of equilibrium, but of merging."


  • Grew up in the Zurich area of Switzerland
  • Training as a cook, internships as a baker, pastry chef and butcher
  • Educated in administration hospitality management (Swiss Hotel Management School Lucerne)
  • Studied business economics in Zurich
  • English-language MBA GSBA/Lorange Zurich and New York
  • Many years of experience as a director and member of management boards in the gastronomy, luxury hotel and tourism sectors
  • 15 years at Swiss Deluxe Hotels
  • Project member for concepts in the hotel and tourism industry (including T-System Switzerland, location search)
  • Managing partner at Kohl & Partner since 2013, owner and managing director of Kohl & Partner Schweiz AG since 2017
  • President of Swiss Youth Hostels, President of the Foundation for Youth Hostels in Switzerland and member of the Board of Trustees of SSST since 2018
quoteGodi Koch, Pilatus Bahnen AG
Very professional and efficient, as were the workshops and the preparatory and follow-up work. Well done!
quoteMiriam Malzkeit, CEO Florens Lake Resort & Spa
We appreciated the personal contact and 'out-of-the-box' approach in developing the F&B concept. A fresh and enriching collaboration.
quotesColleagues say
Positive, dynamic, enthusiastic and determined. Ambitious and committed, creative and objective, always looking ahead.
 Frank Reutlinger

Frank Reutlinger

Managing Director


arrowboldStrategy, operating concept and organisational development for the hotel, catering and tourism industry
arrowboldBusiness management, process & service optimisation
arrowboldTourism concepts, touristic models for destinations

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