Organization

The holding company MCH Group Ltd. with its head office in Basel is a joint stock company with the participation of public sector entities as per Art. 762 of the Swiss Code of Obligations. MCH Group is under the management of the Board of Directors and the Executive Board of its holding company MCH Group Ltd.

Executive Board

The Executive Board appointed by the Board of Directors holds responsibility for the group’s operational management. Details on the members of the Executive Board can be found in our Annual Report.

Florian Faber

Group CEO
Member Executive Board

Eleonora Gennari

Group CFO
Member Executive Board

Florian Faber

Group CEO
Member Executive Board

Swiss and German dual citizen, married with two children, Executive MBA University of Zurich. With MCH Group for 14 years.

“MCH as a Group is unique and I am convinced that we have only scratched the surface in terms of cross-divisional cooperation. I try to create an environment where we all stay inquisitive, encourage and motivate each other, and always think in the best interest of the whole group.”

Eleonora Gennari

Group CFO
Member Executive Board

As of July 2024, Eleonora Gennari will be joining MCH Group as the new Group CFO. Eleonora Gennari is an Italian national. She was previously Deputy CFO at Sky Italia and held various positions at Sky Germany. Eleonora holds a Master of Science (MSc) in Economics and Finance and is currently CFO Italy at Capgemini in Milan and Rome. “MCH Group is facing exciting times with its Strategy 2030 and I feel privileged to be part of it. I’m looking forward to coming on board and working with the Management team and my finance colleagues. I will make my best to contribute to the success of the company being a good partner in such a critical time.”

Group Management Team

As the senior operational management body of our global group of companies, the Group Management Team represents all business units and services and operates as a globally networked team focused on our customers and their needs.

Florian Faber

Group CEO
Member Executive Board

Eleonora Gennari

Group CFO
Member Executive Board

Susann Zumstein

Chief People Officer

Sarah Borrey

Chief Strategy & Sustainability Officer

Frédéric Michel

Chief Communication & Corporate Affairs Officer

Don Lee

CEO Live Marketing Solutions

Noah Horowitz

CEO Art Basel

Roman Imgrüth

CEO Exhibitions & Events

Daniel Marion

Chief Information Officer

Florian Faber

Group CEO
Member Executive Board

Swiss and German dual citizen, married with two children, Executive MBA University of Zurich. With MCH Group for 14 years.

“MCH as a Group is unique and I am convinced that we have only scratched the surface in terms of cross-divisional cooperation. I try to create an environment where we all stay inquisitive, encourage and motivate each other, and always think in the best interest of the whole group.”

Eleonora Gennari

Group CFO
Member Executive Board

As of July 2024, Eleonora Gennari will be joining MCH Group as the new Group CFO. Eleonora Gennari is an Italian national. She was previously Deputy CFO at Sky Italia and held various positions at Sky Germany. Eleonora holds a Master of Science (MSc) in Economics and Finance and is currently CFO Italy at Capgemini in Milan and Rome. “MCH Group is facing exciting times with its Strategy 2030 and I feel privileged to be part of it. I’m looking forward to coming on board and working with the Management team and my finance colleagues. I will make my best to contribute to the success of the company being a good partner in such a critical time.”

Susann Zumstein

Chief People Officer

Born in Basel, married, Chief People Officer of MCH Group since late 2022.

“My goal is to position MCH Group as a global employer and to create a cool workplace for our current and future employees. I strongly believe in constructivism, an approach to learning that assumes that people actively construct or create their own knowledge and that reality is determined by the learner’s experience. This aligns beautifully with our values of flexibility, curiosity, innovation.”

Sarah Borrey

Chief Strategy & Sustainability Officer

Born in Basel, married with two young daughters. With MCH Group since August 2021.

“I believe that we can achieve great results as a team. I want to be an honest sparring partner and supporter to my colleagues and employees at MCH in all regions. Respect, integrity and diversity are my personal values, which align perfectly with MCH Group’s values.”

Frédéric Michel

Chief Communication & Corporate Affairs Officer

French and British dual citizen. Joined MCH Group in January 2024.

“There has never been a more important time to foster curiosity, connect communities and champion the exchange of ideas with impact. MCH Group in its upcoming evolution can play a decisive role in the immediate future.”

Don Lee

CEO Live Marketing Solutions

Don Lee, US-based with a global mindset. Married and father of three, CEO of the Live Marketing Solutions division, comprising MC², Expomobilia, and MCH Global, since April 2024.

“My goal is to enable our team at all levels to reach their full potential and achieve. I strive to take a leadership role in sharing and implementing operational excellence and best practices across the organization to create value for each business unit.”

Noah Horowitz

CEO Art Basel

Noah Horowitz, from the USA, married, 2 children, lives in Brooklyn. PhD in art history, CEO Art Basel since November 2022.

“In our industry, personal relationships, commitment to excellence, and integrity are paramount. As CEO, my goal is to solidify and amplify the position of Art Basel as a globally leading platform for modern and contemporary art and forge ahead with our digital initiatives.”

Roman Imgrüth

CEO Exhibitions & Events

From Basel, married with 2 children. Joined MCH Group in 2019, CEO Exhibitions and Events since 1 January 2023.

“I want to make a meaningful contribution to the success of the group as a whole as well as the area for which I am responsible. I strongly believe in the phrase “practice what you preach”, which fits very well with our value “Walk the Talk”. Another value that is important to me is “joy” – we spend a lot of time and energy in our professional lives, so we might as well have fun doing it!”

Daniel Marion

Chief Information Officer

Daniel Marion is a leading expert in IT and Digital Transformation, particularly in the sports and entertainment sector. Having spent most of his career at UEFA, he has over 20 years of IT and Digital Media experience.
“For leading organisations like MCH, embracing technology is not just an option, but a critical necessity. It enables us to boost internal efficiency and to engage meaningfully with our stakeholders, fostering transformative growth and creating lasting value.”

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is responsible inter alia for the company’s top management, for determining the corporate strategy and configuring the organisation, the accounting system and financial control, the internal control system, the risk management and financial planning, and also for preparing and conducting the General Meeting.

Elected by the General Meeting

  • Andrea Zappia, London | Chairman
  • Markus Breitenmoser, Jona
  • James R. Murdoch, New York
  • Jeffrey Palker, New Jersey

Delegates of the public authorities

  • Dr. Dagmar Maria Kamber Borens, Basel | Delegate of the Canton of Basel-Stadt
  • Raphael Wyniger | Delegate of the Canton of Basel-Stadt
Audit Committee (AC)

Dr. Dagmar Kamber Borens (Chairwoman), Markus Breitenmoser, Jeffrey Palker

Governance, Nomination and Compensation Committee (GNCC)

Jeffrey Palker, Raphael Wyniger, Andrea Zappia

More information on the Board members can be found in our Annual Report.

Legal Entities

Companies held directly by MCH Group Ltd.

  • MCH Swiss Exhibition (Basel) Ltd (100%)
  • MCH Swiss Exhibition (Zurich) AG (100%)
  • MCH Beaulieu Lausanne SA (100%)
  • MCH Live Marketing Solutions AG (100%)
  • MCH US Corp. (MC2 Group) (100%)
  • MCH Group Japan K.K. (100%)
  • MCH Group Netherlands B.V. (100%)
  • Arcual Ltd (67.5%)

Subsidiaries and participations of MCH Swiss Exhibition (Basel) Ltd.

  • Art Basel U.S. Corp. (100 %)
  • MCH Group Asia Limited (100 %)
  • MCH Group France SAS (100 %)
  • Masterpiece London Ltd (100 %)
  • Dubfrequency Inc. (Design Miami) (0.36%)

Subsidiaries and participations of MCH Live Marketing Solutions AG

  • Expomobilia MCH Global Shanghai Ltd.(100 %)
  • Expomobilia MCH Global ME Live Marketing LLC (49 %)