The 34-year-old Xoana Janner brings several years of professional and management experience in the areas of sales, marketing and digital communication and has worked as a consultant for various SMEs and startups. Xoana Janner acquired specific knowledge in the education sector as Head Of Marketing/Communication & Business Development at EF Education in Zurich and Bern. She studied German and musicology, took courses in subject didactics and pedagogy at the PH Bern and was active as a DaF lecturer for a long time. She was also CMO and member of the management team at Syntax Übersetzungen in Thalwil and speaks five languages fluently.
Daniel Nussbaumer, since March 2023 Executive Director of the Vantage Education Group, to which IST belongs, is pleased about the new function of Xoana Janner. As Executive Director, he is responsible for the "Business Cluster" of the business, marketing and tourism schools of the Vantage Group. "Together we will further develop the operational business of the schools, work out synergies and make the schools strong for the current and future challenges of the industry," says Nussbaumer. Among other things, the focus will be on modern forms of teaching and future-oriented teaching content.
The proven team will be relied upon for the respective management of the IST sites. Sandra Murer will continue to manage the IST site in Zurich's Josefstrasse, Thomas Gény is responsible for IST in Lausanne.