On 5 January 2015 Pius Thoma handed over his senior management role as Chief Executive Director of Ebnat AG to Michele Vela.
Pius Thoma started as a business manager in the former Ebnat-Kappel AG brush factory in 1982. After just five years he took on the role of Chief Executive. During this time he has consistently shaped our company and achieved substantial profit and earnings growth. He leaves his successor with one of the most modern and successful companies in Toggenburg. Pius Thoma will remain with us in the management team as Head of Household Sales until he retires in January 2016 and shall take on further roles.
Michele Vela studied Business Management at the University in St. Gallen and has experience as a manager of a service company in the retail trade. He has led strategic projects for four years at Ebnat AG.