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Ingrid Pürgstaller

Chief People Officer (CPO)

1980, Italian citizen
Joined Tecan in 2011, Member since 2020

For me it is all about people, their development and their motivation. With our exceptional purpose we have the responsibility to also create an exceptional working culture. That is my passion.

Ingrid Pürgstaller, Chief People Officer (CPO)

Ingrid Pürgstaller has been appointed as a member of the Management Board and Chief People Officer with effect from 1 August 2020.

She has already held this position on an interim basis since April 2020. Since 2011, Ingrid Pürgstaller has held various human resources positions at Tecan; since 2019 she has been responsible for worldwide talent management. Through several new initiatives and programs, particularly in the cultural and human resource development areas, she has contributed significantly to making today's Tecan a highly attractive employer.

Before that, she worked as a consultant at MANRES, where she supported companies going through transformation processes. From 2008 to 2010, she worked in human resources at pharmaceutical manufacturer Merck Serono. From 2005 to 2008, she was on the staff of the Italian parliament.

Ingrid is a master's graduate in psychology from the University of Salzburg (Austria). In 2008, she was awarded an executive master's degree in human resources development from a prestigious university institution in Rome.

Professional background (most recent positions)

2011 - 2020

Various human resources positions at Tecan; since 2019 she was responsible for worldwide talent management

2010 – 2011

Consultant, Manres AG

2008 – 2010

HR Recruiting and Training, Merck Serono

2006 – 2008

Staff of the Italian Parliament, Italy