The Migros Group has appointed Andrea Krapf to the position of Head of HRM and Engagement.
Andrea Krapf has been elected to the position of member of the Executive Board by the administration of the Federation of Migros Cooperatives (MGB), which is based in Zurich. She will take over the HRM department and the Engagement Migros Group on February 1, 2023, when she succeeds Sarah Kreienbühl as head of the department.
Andrea Krapf, age 53, is very knowledgeable about the Migros brand. At the Migros Cooperative in Zurich, where she works, she has been a member of the management board of the logistics and information technology department since 2014. (GMZ). While serving in this capacity, she was also the leader of the crisis management team for Corona for close to two years. In 2001,
She began her career at Migros Zurich by participating in vocational training, and in 2002, she was promoted to the position of deputy manager. She began her career in human resources management in 2005 and worked in the fields of logistics and production, construction and real estate, and communication and culture until 2011.
In 2011, she made the transition to operational management of the logistics department and took over as head of transport. In addition to her other credentials, Andrea Krapf holds degrees in secondary education and the Phil. 1, a Master of Advanced Studies in Human Capital Management conferred by the Zurich University of Management and Economics
On February 1, 2023, Andrea Krapf was appointed to a position in the General Management of the Federation of Migros Cooperatives by a vote of the administration of the Federation of Migros Cooperatives.
She will be in charge of the HRM department and engagement for the Migros Group there. Fabrice Zumbrunnen, the President of the FMC Directorate General, has stated that he is “delighted that we have been able to gain a proven and competent leader for this important task.”
He has also extended his heartfelt congratulations to Andrea Krapf on her election. “I am delighted that we have been able to gain a proven and competent leader for this important task,” he added. Sarah Kreienbühl, whose impending transition to the management of the global logistics group Kuehne + Nagel was previously announced, has been replaced by Andrea Krapf.
“I am excited about the breadth of responsibilities that come with my new role. Working for and with other people is something that has always fascinated me.
“As a person who thinks and acts in a socially responsible manner, I value Migros’ social commitment. The company is unique and has developed positively over the past few years,” says Andrea Krapf. “In my new role, I can optimally contribute my entrepreneurial experience and skills.”
In addition to the personnel changes, the MGB is undergoing some organizational reorganization at the same time. The quality management department of the Migros Group and the company Swiss Quality Testing Services (SQTS),
a leading partner in laboratory analysis for many companies, will in the future be relocated to the HRM and Engagement Migros Group department. This move comes as a result of the successful further development that has taken place over the past few years.