Christoph Loos


CEO Hilti Corporation


Christoph Loos assumed CEO responsibilities in January 2014. He has been a member of the Executive Board since 2007. During the first four years of this tenure he was responsible for Finance, Human Resources, IT and Group Strategy. From 2011 to 2013 he was in charge of the Emerging Markets and the global Energy & Industry units. 

After finishing his business administration studies at the University of St. Gallen and earning his doctorate he worked for an international management consultancy in Germany and China. Upon joining Hilti in 2001 he first led the Corporate Development team and then established the Strategic Marketing unit. At the end of 2003 he moved to Germany, first as a Regional Sales Director and then, starting in 2005, as General Manager of Hilti Germany.

Christoph Loos is a member of the Board of Trustees of the St. Gallen Foundation for International Studies.