Peter Fankhauser gives inaugural lecture

The tourism expert has been Honorary Professor of Business Administration at the University of St. Gallen since August last year. Prof. Peter Fankhauser will give his inaugural lecture on "From Disrupted to Disruptor - Reinventing the Business of Travel" on Tuesday, 7 May at 6.15 pm.
CEO Peter Fankhauser Thomas Cook

The tourism expert has been Honorary Professor of Business Administration at the University of St. Gallen since August last year. Peter Fankhauser will give his inaugural lecture on "From Disrupted to Disruptor" - Reinventing the Business of Travel on Tuesday, 7 May at 6.15 pm.

The lecture shows how Thomas Cook was repositioned and redefined the travel industry. With innovative concepts and services, Thomas Cook has once again made his offer attractive for customers.

Management positions in the Thomas Cook Group

In the past 17 years Prof. Dr. Peter Fankhauser has held a succession of leadership positions in the Thomas Cook Group. In recognition of the successful turnaround of the UK business in his function as CEO UK and Central Europe, he was appointed Chief Operating Officer in November 2013. Since November 2014 he has been CEO of the Thomas Cook Group.

Commitment to education and executive education

Alongside his professional career, Prof. Dr. Peter Fankhauser is heavily involved in education and executive education. He has many links to the University of St.Gallen and has successfully contributed to various programmes at HSG. He teaches on the topics of strategy, business models, customer focus, international management, leadership and business transformation.

The public inaugural lecture will take place on 7 May at 6.15 pm in room HSG 09-011. Please register here.

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