Appointment: Isabelle Wildhaber Prof. Dr. Isabelle Wildhaber has been Full Professor of Private and Business Law with special focus on Labour Law at the Law School (LS-HSG) since 1 August 2015. 1 August 2015. Isabelle Wildhaber was born in Berne on 19 May 1973. She is a Swiss national. Prof. Dr. Isabelle Wildhaber studied law at the Universities of Basel and Geneva from 1991 to 1996 and obtained her Doctor’s degree in 1999 with her thesis entitled Produkthaftung im Gentechnikrecht – Eine rechtsvergleichende Studie [Product liability in genetic engineering law – a study in comparative law]. In 1998, she was admitted to the Bar of the Canton of Basel-City. Stages in the USA and in Germany From 2000 to 2001, she studied for a Master of Laws at the Harvard Law School in Cambridge and was a research assistant at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. In 2001, she was admitted to the Bar of New York State. Subsequently, Isabelle Wildhaber worked as a lawyer in an American law firm in New York and Frankfurt a.M. In 2006 to 2010, she wrote a habilitation thesis on Das Arbeitsrecht bei Umstrukturierungen [Labour law in reorganisations] at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, where she worked as a lecturer from 2007 to 2008. In 2011, she was appointed Habilitated Lecturer in Private and Business Law at the University of Zurich. Prof. Dr. Isabelle Wildhaber has been Assistant Professor of Labour and Liability Law at the HSG’s Law School since August 2010. She is a member of the profile area “Business Enterprise, Law, Innovation and Risk”, of the Junior Faculty Board of the University of St.Gallen and of the Committee for Gender Equality of the Law School of the University of St.Gallen. Individual and collective labour law Prof. Dr. Isabelle Wildhaber’s academic portfolio is broadly based. Besides intensive work on individual and collective labour law, she regularly publishes papers in other fields of private and business law, particularly in liability law and the Code of Obligations, as well as in risk law and life sciences law. Her publications appear in internationally reputable journals and anthologies, also in English. Prof. Dr. Isabelle Wildhaber is part of a very good network both in Switzerland and internationally, and she is actively involved in the academic dialogue. In future, she will teach courses in private and business law, particularly in labour law, at all Levels. Additionally, her research orientation and teaching enable her to make interdisciplinary contributions to teaching in other HSG programmes.