Celine Olesen!

Lausanne, Switzerland

Community and Economic Development


Certificate in Business Sustainability Management, Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (Cambridge, UK)

M.Sc. in Management of Media, Arts and the Creative Industries, HEC Paris (Paris, France)

M.A. in Accounting and Finance, University of St. Gallen (HSG) (St. Gallen, Switzerland)

B.A. in Business Administration University of St. Gallen (HSG) (St. Gallen, Switzerland)


Has also lived/worked:
South Africa




Professional Summary:

Celine, 28, has over 6 years of experience in Business Plan Management, Marketing and Communication, Negotiation, Stakeholder Management, Commercial Strategies, Data Analysis and Portfolio Management.

1. Key Account Manager for Strategic Retail Customers, Nestlé Switzerland, Business Units Confectionery & Beverages (Vevey, Switzerland)

2. Junior Key Account Manager Retail, Nestlé Switzerland, Business Unit Infant Nutrition (Vevey, Switzerland)

3. Graduate Trainee Sales and MarketingNestlé Switzerland  

  • Category Development Analyst for the Business Unit Culinary, Vevey – Switzerland
  • Field Sales Specialist – Bern, Switzerland

4. Marketing Intern for the brands Innéov and Roger & Gallet, L’Oréal Deutschland (Düsseldorf, Germany)

5. Intern, Sotheby’s Auction house ; 


  • Erasmus Exchange Semester: Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU), Austria

  • HSG Alumni, Committee member of the Regional Alumni Chapter - Alumni events organization and management, point of contact, social media management

  • Active Member of Nexus International in Geneva - organized a conference about Human Rights and the Private Sector with members of Nestlé and the United Nations

  • AIESEC St. Gallen, Committee member - Responsible for Human Resources & Local Committee Events

  • National Model United Nations (New York City, USA) - Represented the University of St. Gallen as the Sudanese UNICEF assignee

  • Africa Venture Community Project (Msambweni, Kenya) - Team-leader in the 6-week Volunteering Project, team of 10 people

  • London School of Economics and Political Science, Summer School - Completed the course “Building democracy in developing countries”

  • Student at the Sotheby’s Institute of Art “Arts and Finance – Where two worlds meet” Summer Class

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