Erich Spirgi

Phone: +41 (0)79 273 25 14

Swiss citizen and Hong Kong Permanent Resident.
Holistic engineering expertise in mechanical- electrical- and software engineering as welll as product developement and productmanagement.
15+ years of experience in cross functional environment in a multinational company. I was living 8 years in Asia with working experience in more than 12 countries.
Track record in solving complex problems and contunously improving products and services.


Managing Partner

3i Business Solutions – SWITZERLAND

Our company is specialized in projects in the Far East and Europe, interim management, market development, sales, logistics and procurement.


Head of Electrical Product Management / VP

in a Swiss multinational company

Global product ownership for electrical components. Drive the global strategy and roadmaps. Product portfolio lifecycle management.

2016 - 2019

Quality Program Manager based in Hong Kong

Take up a taskforce to resolve burning quality issues on corporate level. Plan and manage work-packages within the various organizations along the global supply chain and operations.

2014 - 2015

Group Reliability Manager

In a Joint Venture/ Multinational Company in Hong Kong

Responsible for reliability management (12 countries in South East Asia) for Group Existing Installations. Setting KPIs and review of the key account portfolio.

2010 - 2013

Technical Manager New Technologies

Responsible for the technical aspects of the elevator operation at the ICC (International Commerce Centre) in Hong Kong. Established technical competency of the dedicated ICC team.

1996 - 2009

Product Developer / R&D Section Manager in Switzerland

In 10+ years evolved from embedded SW programmer, system architect to section manager and retainer of core know-how. Digital motor- and mains control expertise. Development of a scalable frequency converter platform.

1993 - 1995

Scientific Assistant

Development and manufacturing of high reliable and safety electronics for human space applications. The device to measure the muscle performance, was successfully launched with the Speace Shuttle for the NASA STS-78 Mission(1996).


2016 Executive MBA, General Business Management
Richard Ivey School of Business, London (Ontario), CANADA

2001 Software Engineer / Postgraduate
University of Applied Science, Luzern, SWITZERLAND

1992 Electrical Engineer
University of Applied Science and Arts Northwestern SWITZERLAND


  • Swiss German native
  • German bilingual proficiency
  • English business fluent
  • French working proficiency
  • Cantonese basics

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