Juan Hildebrand

MD, Schwitzke Middle East

Juan Hildebrand has been responsible for Schwitzke & Partner Dubai Branch since 2017. Argentinian by birth, he is an expert when it comes to inter-cultural understanding and a passionate designer specializing in retail and product design. Since 2006, he has been part of the Schwitzke & Partner team and was head of the creative department at the Schwitzke Düsseldorf headquarters for more than ten years.

Juan took his first steps into the professional world in the fields of interior design for trade fairs and exhibition design for international brands. During his 25 years of career as a designer, he has developed a particular interest in retail design, in which he became unquestionable expert and took a strategic senior leadership role within Schwitzke & Partner.

Since then he’s been responsible for new retail concepts for various top tier international brands, including: BMW, Calvin Klein, Cartier, Mercedes Benz, Montblanc, Uniqlo, Porsche Design, Virgin and many more.

His vast interdisciplinary knowledge at the intersection of product design, interior design and ar- chitectural concept fields made him a specialist when it comes to shaping customer experience, creating omni-channel solutions and developing new design strategies.