The Founders of Tozai Group, Heinz Zuercher and Andrew Mankiewicz, have worked together for almost 20 years, creating a solid partnership which also reflects their long-term approach in developing relationships for Tozai's clients.
Heinz Zuercher CEO
Heinz is a serial entrepreneur with over 24 years active in international markets. Through the various companies he has founded and brought to scale, he has been instrumental in introducing numerous prestigious European brands in sectors covering retail, food, media, renewable energy, health care and financial services to the high-growth markets of Asia. Heinz's expertise and strengths lie in business development (analysis, strategy and implementation), M&A, negotiation and critical business turnaround situations including leading the restructuring as CEO of a publicly-listed European media organization with interests in China.
Andrew Mankiewicz OBE Director
Andrew has been working in Asia for over 23 years, mainly in Japan and Singapore. He has held "C" level positions in management consulting, M&A, capital markets and wealth management businesses. With a management consultant background from Deloitte Consulting Group, Andrew has built businesses between Europe and Asia in sectors including financial services, IT, media, property, biotech, healthcare and retail. He founded various private companies and restructured several listed companies in Asia where he sat on the Board of Directors. More recently Andrew founded a wealth management company focused on Asian HNWIs. He is also advises governments on their citizenship solutions and their marketing strategy for Asia.
Andrew was the President of the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan from 2007-2010 and was also a member of the Board of Governors of the European Business Council in Japan from 2007-2011. He was appointed an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen's Birthday Honours in June 2011 for services to British business interests in Japan.