The 53-year-old engineer HTL with further education at the HSG in St.Gallen and Columbia University in New York took up the position in the function of a member of the Executive Board in full on August 1, 2022, with the intensive familiarization phase already taking place from the end of June. Most recently, Marcel Sennhauser served for twelve years as Head of Communications and Public Affairs and Deputy Director at the chemical and pharmaceutical association Scienceindustries, and from 2018 he also held the position of Head of Education, Research and Innovation. His previous professional stations include the media company Tamedia AG, where he played a key role in shaping online journalism in its pioneering phase and also provided decisive impetus in the introduction of online advertising in Switzerland, as well as the Internet auction house Ricardo, where he was responsible for communications and marketing activities.
The Swiss Association of Master Builders has its headquarters on Weinbergstrasse in Zurich. Its Executive Board is made up of Bernhard Salzmann, Director, Martin Graf, Vice Director and Head of Corporate Management, Marc Aurel Hunziker, Vice Director and Head of Vocational Training, Michael Kehrli, Vice Director and Head of Legal Services, Marcel Sennhauser, Vice Director and Head of Policy and Communications, and, since July 1, 2022, Marisa Lienberger, Head of Finance and IT.