DSE elects new Chairman of the Board of Directors

Monday, 2 January, 2017

Direct Selling Europe (DSE) is proud to announce Christoph Ernst, CEO of AMC International, as the new Chairman of DSE, effective as of 1 January 2017. Mr Ernst succeeds Andres Ruff, outgoing CEO of WIV International. Mr. Ruff's leadership, talent and expertise were of great help to DSE during his tenure as Chairman of the Board.

Mr. Ernst said "Thank you very much for your trust in me and commitment towards DSE". He continued "I look forward to working closely with the Board of Directors to ensure the continued growth and prosperity of our business and Association". Christoph Ernst has excellent credencials to serve in such capacity and the Board is fully committed to working together with the Chairman in defending the rights and the interests of the ethical Direct Selling industry in Europe. 

Christoph Ernst, 44 years old and a Swiss citizen, graduated in Economics from the University of St. Gallen and served in several top executive roles including positions at international companies such as the Gruner Group. More recently he was a CFO and Managing Director at Diethelm Keller Brands, based in Zurich. 

Mr. Ernst's appointment will last for two years and will bring sound knowledge, leadership and merit to the Association.