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Nadja Swarovski


London, UK

Executive Board Member & Head of Corporate Branding and Communications


Nadja Swarovski
Since joining the family business in 1995, Nadja Swarovski has overseen the brand’s successful repositioning within the fashion, jewellery, architecture, design, film and art industries. Her innovative approach has led to partnerships with institutes, museums and organizations and collaborations with some of the most exciting established and emerging designers. A committed philanthropist, she took over Swarovski's corporate responsibility in 2012 and in 2013 launched the Swarovski Foundation. Nadja has been made a Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters at the Cercle de l’Union Interalliée.

Personal Business Advice

Vision, drive and discipline - trust in yourself and your instincts and continue to learn from your experiences.

Nadja Swarovski’s Newsfeed

04 May 2017
PR Newswire
Fashion’s Next Gen to Deliver UN Resolution at Copenhagen Fashion Summit

The next generation of fashion leaders from around the globe will gather for this year's Copenhagen Fashion Summit, where young talents will draft and negotiate the first-ever United Nations resolution on fashion.  Nadja Swarovski, Member of the Swarovski Executive Board, says: "This year we are truly proud to support the Youth Fashion Summit, to empower the voice of future generations, who will continue to lead this fight for a sustainable fashion industry in the years to come."

12 Apr 2017
Nadja Swarovski: How To Blaze Your Own Trail When You're The Only Woman In The Boardroom

In 2011, Nadja Swarovski made history when she became the first woman appointed to the Executive Board of Swarovski...Here, the head of Corporate Branding and Communications for the crystal manufacturer with turnover of over $3.2 billion per year — who also spearheads Swarovski’s Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives and philanthropic programs — tells how she cut an (almost) effortless swathe through a man’s world.

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Nadja Swarovski’s Background

Executive Board Member & Head of Corporate Branding and Communications
Jan 1995 - Present
Nadja joined Swarovski in January 1995 and became a member of the Swarovski Executive Board in 2011. Swarovski was founded by her great-great-grandfather Daniel Swarovski in 1895 and is the world's leading provider of precision-cut crystal for fashion, jewellery, accessories, lighting, architecture and interiors.
Dec 2012 - Present
Established in 2012, the Swarovski Foundation supports charitable projects under three main pillars: fostering culture and creativity, promoting wellbeing and human rights and conserving natural resources.
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Other Business Interests

Jan 2015 - Present
London, UK
Women for Women International is a non-profit humanitarian organization that provides practical and moral support to women survivors of war.
Jun 2014 - Present
London, UK
Women in Manufacturing is a not-for-profit organisation set up by British Glass and The Worshipful Company of Glass Sellers of London to support, attract and retain women in the UK manufacturing sector.
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