Professionals Europe

We speak your language. Our European professionals have delivered successful turnaround and restructuring services in many industries, countries, and languages. Each team member has decades of experience in managing crises that extend beyond a client's national market to other countries and continents, spanning multiple operational and financial domains. Our managing principals are proven leaders in a variety of fields.

Robert Lombardini
Zug, Switzerland

After a career in electrical engineering, Robert became head of R&D at AGIE in 1982. In 1988, he joined the executive committee of Motor Columbus and turned around numerous group companies such as Studer-Revox. In 1999, after successfully turning around the Cables and Systems division of Dätwyler AG, he was appointed CEO of publicly traded conglomerate Dätwyler Holding AG (SWX: DAE). In 2004, Robert was elected Chairman of Axpo, the number-one electrical power utility of Switzerland.

André Mueller
Zug, Switzerland

André Mueller is a successful, independent entrepreneur and investor. Most recently, André served as head of the PCB Division at Cicor Technologies, after serving as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of HCT Shaping Systems, a leading supplier of precision wafering systems for the solar industry, which was acquired by Applied Materials, Inc. in 2007. Prior to this André held senior management positions in the aerospace industry and in the semiconductor assembly equipment industry. André Mueller graduated from the ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) and holds a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering.

Alexander W. Rosenzweig
Zug, Switzerland

Prior to joining Regent Pacific, Alex served as vice president of international steel trading for Erlanger Commercial Corporation and Associated Minerals & Metals Corporation, where he developed business and restructured multinational operations in over 30 countries. From 1993 to 2003, Alex advised private clients on equity investments in numerous public and private companies, acting as an analyst and restructuring advisor.

Richard P. Schmit
The Hague, The Netherlands

Having already participated in over 20 Regent Pacific engagements - including publicly held, privately owned, and family-owned companies in a variety of industries - Richard played a key role at turnaround engagements with the Malenstein Group, HCS Technology N.V., Verity, Inc., Savin Corporation, and 3D Systems. Since 2002, Richard has served as CEO of Tulip Computers N.V.

Erwin J. Steinmann
Chairman, Regent Pacific Management Europe AG
Zug, Switzerland

After a career of analyzing and fixing troubled situations at Nestlé, Erwin founded CAP CON in 1987. Since then, he has turned around the financial and operational performance of numerous companies in various industries. Erwin usually assumes the position of CEO and Chairman of the Board. His many international engagements include a global manufacturer of curtain walling, two well-known IT solution providers, a global direct marketing and mail order company, a PCB manufacturer, and a manufacturer of pharmaceuticals.

Kirsten Winter
Paris, France

Kirsten is a senior executive with 25 years of experience in the retail industry. She has held several positions in the fashion industry, including global fashion and trend representative, and managing director for large companies for both branded and private label apparel, accessories, intimate wear and home collections. As an expert photographer, she has developed a talent for researching the market and identifying and anticipating major trends, items, color, and fabrications that will inspire designers and maximize sales.