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diversified financial services company executive

Donald Marc Hess, Swiss diversified financial services company executive. Named one of Top 200 Collectors, ARTnews Magazine, 2004-2008. Co-founder Kunst Heute Foundation, Bern, 1982; president, mem executive committee International Green Cross Switzerland, 1994-1996.

Background

Hess, Donald Marc was born on August 3, 1936 in Bern, Switzerland. Son of Hector Albert and Louise (McNeir) Hess.

Education

Ecole Superieure De Commerce, Neuchatel University. Brewmaster, Doemens, Munich, 1957.

Career

President Steinholzli Brewery, Bern, 1957-1968. Chairman Hess Holding, since 1968. Chairman Valser Mineral Water, Ltd., Vals, Switzerland, Hess Ltd., Bern, Blue Lake, Ltd., Blausee, Switzerland, Hess International, V.V., Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Chief Executive Officer The Hess Collection Winery, Napa, California. Board directors Kambly Bisquits, Ltd., Trubschachen, Switzerland, since 1988, Hess Art Collection Ltd., Bern, since 1998. Founder Hess Collection Contemporary Art Museum, Napa, California, since 1989, Hess Collection Art Exbhn.

Space at Vinopolis-City of Wine, 1 Bank End, London, since 1999.

Works

Membership

Co-founder Kunst Heute Foundation, Bern, 1982. Founder Naca (California) Contemporary Arts Foundation, 1988. President, mem Executive Committee International GreenCross Switzerland, 1994-1996.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Collector Contemporary Art.

Connections

Son of Hector Albert and Louise (McNeir) Hess. Divorced; 1 child, Alexandra.

father:
Hector Albert Hess

mother:
Louise (McNeir) Hess

spouse:
Joanna M. Marchitelli

child:
Alexandra Hess