Executive Vice President, CEO Global Travel Services Division; CEO Outbound & Specialists Division; Swiss, born in 1965.
After graduating from the university of applied sciences (St. Gallen) with a degree in business economics, Rolf Schafroth joined Coopers & Lybrand and went on to serve as a management consultant in Switzerland and the UK. Later in his consulting career he moved to Deloitte & Touche, Switzerland, for a year before joining Kuoni Travel Switzerland as Head of Financial Controlling. And after just one year, in 1997, he was appointed to Head of Finance & IT for Kuoni’s Strategic Business Unit Incoming Services. In 2003 he assumed overall responsibility for Incoming Europe, the biggest incoming unit of the Kuoni Group, and in 2006 he was named CEO of Destination Management, a new entity comprising all the Kuoni Group’s former incoming units. In 2007 he was appointed to the Group Executive Board as Head of the Strategic Business Division Destination Management. Following a restructuring of the Kuoni Group in 2009, Rolf Schafroth took over additional responsibility for the newly created division Procurement & Production for Kuoni Tour Operating, while remaining in charge of the Kuoni Destination Management division. Following the acquisition of Gullivers Travel Associates (GTA) in May 2011 he is now CEO Global Travel Services Division, which emerged from the integration of GTA and Kuoni Destination Management. As of October 2014 he is responsible for Outbound & Specialists Division as well.