ABOUT CAROLYN LUTZ
Carolyn Lutz joined the board of the W.A. de Vigier Foundation in 2020. She is also the Managing Director of Montarosa, a boutique executive search firm that helps companies find the right leadership at the highest levels across many industries and geographies. She is also highly focused on bringing diverse talent to the boardrooms of Switzerland and other European countries.
Carolyn is truly multicultural, having grown up and lived in six countries on three continents. She is fluent in (Swiss-) German, French and English, and is working on her Italian. Previously Carolyn was Managing Partner at a global executive search firm, Heidrick & Struggles, where she opened and ran the Geneva office.
Carolyn earned an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Vassar, then decided to gain leadership experience in the military. For four and a half years, she served in the United States Marine Corps, earning the rank of Captain. She left the Marines to join the Lauder Institute as a Fellow, resulting with an MBA from Wharton and an MA International Studies from UPenn. On graduation, Carolyn moved to Geneva to pursue a career in Marketing with Procter & Gamble. This was later followed by a move to Zurich as Head of International for a Swiss super-premium skincare and cosmetics company.
Carolyn is a long-standing member of the Geneva board of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce.