Position on Board: Executive Chairman
– Master in Economics from the University of St. Gallen, lic. oec. HSG
– Bachelor in Business Administration
– Extensive proven experience in strategy development and implementation
– Developed “ArsEdition” into one of the leading publishing houses in Germany
– Elected as Publisher of the Year in 1994 by the “Buchmarkt” Magazine
– Founded “Bibliotheca RFID Library Systems Switzerland”
– Winner of numerous Business Awards including winner of the “Zuger Innovation Prize 2004″ and “Swiss Technology Award 2005″
– Board member and Chairman of several international companies
Marcel commenced his career as a Product Manager for Nestlé S.A. in Switzerland. In 1979 he took over the family-business, a publishing house in Germany and Switzerland. Over the next twenty years he developed “ArsEdition” into one of the most innovative and dynamic publishing houses in the children’s and gift books arena.
After the sale of ArsEdition, Marcel relocated back to Switzerland to found Bibliotheca RFID Library Systems AG with subsidiaries around the world pioneering in the development of a fully automated self-service and media security solution for libraries.
Marcel has founded and managed numerous successful business ventures internationally before entering the Strata Industry in Australia. As the Chairman of the Board, Marcel is committed to develop the Smarter Communities team and to continue enhancing the exceptional service to our clients, allowing Smarter Communities to cement its position as the leading Owners Corporation Management Company in Australia.
Position on Board: Director
– Chartered Accountant
– Bachelor of Economics
– Member of the Institute of Management Consultants (IMC)
The completion of numerous notable assignments in business and strategic planning, IT implementation, finance and growth both in Australia and the Asia Pacific Region
David Henderson commenced his role on Smarter Communities’ Board of Directors in 2010 bringing an extensive accounting and taxation background, coupled with experience gained in operational and strategic areas of business.
Currently CEO of ROCG Asia Pacific and CEO of Sky Telecom (Australia) Pty Ltd, David’s career spans twenty years of providing advice to businesses in Australia and the Pacific. David has worked with clients ranging from start-ups to established businesses with revenues up to $A80 million across a wide range of industries.
David’s commercial acumen has enabled him to provide advisory services on human capital/resources and structural issues, effective marketing and use of existing resources, and budgeting matters including planning for cash flow positive growth. With such expansive expertise, skills and qualifications, David’s strengths in financial and strategic management will assist in the achievement of new levels of business and shareholder value growth.
Position on Board: Director
– Bachelor of Laws
– Bachelor of Science
Managing Partner of a respected legal firm in Sydney CBD for in excess of 25 years. Advising and assisting many longstanding clients and businesses in Australia and overseas in relation to their investments and commercial activities.
Stephen Rush has advised Smarter Communities since 2010. His extensive legal and commercial experience in dealing with a wide range of clients and businesses will be invaluable in the next stage of consolidation, development and growth of Smarter Communities.
As a lawyer and advisor, Stephen has developed highly efficient strategies for maximising the commercial outcomes of clients and businesses and has been intimately involved in many significant commercial transactions which have been implemented and concluded efficiently and profitably for his clients. These skills and experiences will be invaluable to Smarter Communities.