Marie Klein

Marie Klein

Marie Klein


Research associate

Büro 1-354
Dufourstrasse 40a
9000 St Gallen
Teaching Activities

Marie is a teaching assistant for the Family Business course taught by Prof. Dr. Thomas Zellweger. 

Main Focuses

Family Firms

Family Firm Successions

Professional Career

2020: Intern innovation management & startup scouting Miele & Cie. KG in Gütersloh, Germany

2019: Intern Munich Re in Munich, Germany

2017: Rooms Division Intern at Marcopolo Hotels in Hong Kong

2016 until 2019: Working student at Simon-Kucher & Partners in Bonn, Germany


Marie Klein joined the Center for Family Business (CFB-HSG) and the Swiss Institute for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME-HSG) at the University of St. Gallen (HSG) in September 2021 as a Ph.D. student. Prior to that, Marie completed her master's in Strategic Entrepreneurship at the Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) in Sweden and did an exchange semester at the University of St. Gallen (HSG) as part of it. Marie completed her bachelor's degree in business administration at the IUBH in Bad Honnef.