Before joining the Datwyler Group, he led Phoenix Traffic Technology GmbH, a subsidiary of Phoenix AG. Prior to that, from 1987 to 2003, he held a number of international management positions with Phoenix AG in Hamburg.
Dirk Lambrecht is a member of the Board of Directors of Dätwyler IT Infra AG, a sister company of the publicly listed Dätwyler Holding Inc. He is also a board member of Swissmem, the Swiss association of mechanical and electrical engineering industries and also Industrie- und Handelskammer Zentralschweiz (IHZ) and is on the Advisory Board of >>Venture>>, a joint initiative of ETH Zürich, McKinsey & Company, Knecht Holding, Innosuisse and EPFL. He earned a degree in mechanical engineering, specialising in apparatus engineering, from Hamburg University of Applied Sciences and completed additional studies, including programmes at the Management School of St. Gallen.