“Among experts, Davos owes its international reputation and innovative renown to its established research institutes. They are an important cornerstone in the economic basis of Davos. As part of the research location Grisons, they do not only generate jobs and added value for the Canton, but also enhance the economic competitiveness of Switzerland as a whole.”
In 1982, Tarzisius Caviezel (born 1954) founded the electric installation company Elektro Caviezel AG in Davos, which now belongs to the Burkhalter Group. From 1996 to 2007 he was CEO of the Burkhalter Group and until 2012 also a member of the group’s management board. From 2007 to 2011 he represented the Canton of Grisons in the Swiss National Council. As an independent businessman, he had several managing mandates, amongst others as president of the Hockey Club Davos and as a member of the managing board of the Rhätische Bahn. Since 2013, he has been directing the president’s department of Davos as mayor.
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