SEPTEMBER 9 - LUNCHEON WITH HEINZ KARRER, PRESIDENT, ECONOMIESUISSE SWISS BUSINESS FEDERATION

"SWITZERLAND IN THE GLOBAL MARKETPLACE"

Coorganized by Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce

To register please go on www.amcham.ch/events

Speaker: HEINZ KARRER
Speaker HEINZ KARRER
Heinz Karrer has been President of economiesuisse, the Swiss business association, since 2013. Before that he was CEO of Axpo Holding AG from 2002. After studying economics at St. Gallen University (HSG), he began his career in 1985 when he was appointed General Manager of the Association of Swiss Manufacturers, ...

Heinz Karrer has been President of economiesuisse, the Swiss business association, since 2013.


Before that he was CEO of Axpo Holding AG from 2002.


After studying economics at St. Gallen University (HSG), he began his career in 1985 when he was appointed General Manager of the Association of Swiss Manufacturers, Suppliers and Agents for Sports Goods.


He went on to serve as Managing Director of Intersport Schweiz AG from 1987 to 1992 and as CEO of Intersport Holding AG from 1992 to1995. He then moved to the Ringier publishing house where he remained until 1997, becoming CEO of Ringier Switzerland and a Member of Ringier Ltd.’s Group Executive Management.


From 1998 to 2002 he was a Member of Swisscom’s Group Executive Management and head of the group’s Marketing & Sales Division. He has served on Kuoni’s Board of Directors since 2007 and since 2014 he is Chairman of the Board. He has been a Board Member of Notenstein Private Bank Ltd. since 2012 and serves a Member of the Bank Council at Swiss National Bank since 2014.

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When?

Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015

11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

(GMT+0000) GMT

Where?

Mandarin Oriental

1 Quai Turrettini
Genève 1201
Switzerland