Luncheon with Heinz Karrer, President economiesuisse

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Date Thursday, January 17, 2019
Time 11:30 - 14:00
Speaker(s) Heinz Karrer, President economiesuisse

Heinz Karrer will address the audience on the topic of

"How can Switzerland remain top in innovations?"

Since many years Switzerland is leading the worldwide rankings in innovation. Given its small size it is admired not only in Europe, but also in the US and China. For many of the leading most innovative companies in IT/Software, pharma/biotech, precision manufacturing, fintec, etc. it is ofter preferred country to etablish R&D centers. Heinz Karrer will explain how Switzerland is positioned on the international scale and why Switzerland innovation is key to maintain its high GDP per capita (twice than of the EU).

Heinz Karrer is President of economiesuisse - Switzerland's Association for enterprises and federations in all private sectors and Member of the Council of the Swiss National Bank. Before he was holding several managerial positions: CEO of Intersport, CEO of Ringier Switzerland, Member of the Executive Committee of Swisscom and CEO of Axpo.

It will be a special opportunity to listen to the Representative and voice of Switzerland's private sector.

We are looking forward to enjoy an exciting event with you. The cost for this event is CHF 70.00 for members and CHF 100.00 for guests and includes the apéro, a 3-course lunch and beverages. Please register either by email [email protected] or through the Club website:, we will confirm your registration. We kindly ask you to confirm your participation no later than Monday, 14 January, 2019. Please note that for cancellations after 14 January 2019 and no-shows, we will have to charge the full fee.


Fees Guest: CHF 100.00
Member: CHF 70.00
Venue Haus zum Rüden
Limmatquai 42
8001 Zürich

Dress Code Business Professional
Registration Deadline Monday, January 14, 2019
Contact Gabriela Mäder und Vera Felber
Phone +41 79 850 66 83

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