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marketing professional , company executive

Max Willi Gnehm, Swiss, American diversified financial services company executive, marketing professional.


Gnehm, Max Willi was born on July 15, 1943 in Switzerland. Son of Max Hans and Frieda Gnehm.


Master of Business Administration, Swiss School Business, 1963. Post graduate, Swiss Institute Marketing and Foreign Trade Research.


Assistant manager Maxwell Science International Book Company, 1964—1966. Manager book and periodical division International University Booksellers, New York City, 1966—1969. Director international division Richard Abel Company, 1969—1974.

Vice president marketing Blackwell of North America, Inc., Beaverton, Oregon, 1974—1976, president, 1976—1979. President and chairman board Swiss-American Investment Group, Inc., from 1979. President and board director Blackwell of North America, Inc., Transpacific Holding Group Ltd., Malcolm Smith, Inc., Concorde Pacific Exploration, Inc., Interpacific Printing, Inc.

Board director Hong Kong Finance Group Ltd., Pacific Mining, Inc., Macedon Resources Ltd., Lore Corp, Captive Air International. Chairman board director Danube Container AS, Slovakia. Managing director JT Racing, 1989—1990.

President and Chief Executive Officer Extreme Sports, Inc., 1991—1992, Softouch Marketing Group, from 1992. Director sales and marketing KIK Tire, Inc., from 1992.


  • Other Work

    • Author: New Reference Tools for Librarians, 1965.


Married Regula B. Hunziker, December 24, 1964. Children: Alexandra Barbara, William Anthony.

Max Hans

Frieda Gnehm

Regula B. Hunziker

Alexandra Barbara Gnehm

William Anthony Gnehm