«Grüezi» and welcome to Switzerland

Investors’ Handbook
Our handbook for investors provides valuable information about technologies and production costs, taxes and financing, as well as the legal system and infrastructure.

Studies
Here you will find studies and reports regarding various sectors as well as Switzerland’s competitiveness.

Your contact at S-GE
Contact us now. We would be happy to advise you personally and establish valuable contacts to help you to successfully set up a company in Switzerland.

Unsaddled by European-style labor regulations or employer obligations, with a highly stable economy, Switzerland is the world-leader for business competitiveness and innovation. Our excellent infrastructure, first-class education and healthcare, high quality of life and competitive tax system provide all the more reasons for companies to settle in Switzerland.
 

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References

References

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    I’m working in Switzerland as an entrepreneur because the conditions here are ideal.

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    Chairman of the Board,
    Andermatt Swiss
    Alps AG

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    Thanks to trusting partnership relationships, Bayer has been operating successfully in Switzerland since 1954.

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    Representative,
    Bayer in
    Switzerland

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    Within a few weeks S-GE had arranged contacts with representatives of the authorities, so that we were quickly able to choose from several options.

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    President and CEO
    Bristlecone

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    We appreciate the good cooperation with cantonal authorities, the community, and cluster organizations.

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    Senior Vice President and General Manager
    CSL Behring AG

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    The proximity to the industry as well as the infrastructure and the professional support on all levels were crucial for the choice of location.

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    CEO,
    DMG MORI SEIKI Europe AG

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    A culture of open collaboration between companies with similar interests enables the creation of new products and processes very efficiently.

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    President
    DuPont EMEA

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    Switzerland’s location, high standard of living, and culturally sensitive people are positive assets.

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    Vice President
    eBay International

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    We benefit from the favorable business climate and our ability to attract and retain great talent.

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    Corporate Vice President
    Edwards Lifesciences

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    We have our EMEA headquarters in Switzerland because the relationship to the canton and the quality of life for our staff are unique.

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    Vice President and Managing Director EMEA,
    Sigma-Aldrich International GmbH

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    Switzerland is a key location for the research and development of Google products. This is where the inventive spirit lives.

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    Country Director,
    Google Switzerland GmbH

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    There’s no compromising when it comes to quality. If we want to offer our customers products aligned to their needs, we must be innovative.

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    CEO,
    Hess Medizintechnik AG

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    Switzerland’s success as a business location is based on political stability, efficient administrative processes and high educational standards.

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    Managing Director,
    Hugo Boss
    (Switzerland) Ltd.

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    Switzerland has a high concentration of target customers, and many other advantages for Europe from workforce to lifestyle.

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    Vice President Europe
    Innoveer Solutions

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    The recent opening of our innovation centre at the Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne is testimony to Switzerland’s innovative strength.

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    President,
    Logitech Europe AG

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    Switzerland’s diversity provides an environment where creative minds can develop brilliant ideas.

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    Country General Manager,
    Microsoft Schweiz
    GmbH

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    Stable and business-friendly, outstanding infrastructure and  high productivity - an excellent environment for international operations.

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    Executive VP, Sales, Marketing & Operations Support
    Parker Hannifin

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    Being innovative means developing products and services in close collaboration with the customer.

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    CEO,
    Schurter AG

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    As a business location, Switzerland is excellently positioned to benefit from future growth markets.

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    CEO,
    Siemens Switzerland

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    The Swiss appreciate first-class quality – which is why the Starbucks coffee experience is particularly successful here.

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    Managing Director,
    Starbucks Coffee Switzerland AG

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    We employ about 900 people with over 20 nationalities. The only problem is that when you bring people over, they don’t want to go home!

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    Vice-President of Finance and Administration
    VeriSign Switzerland (EMEA)

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    Switzerland is an excellent bridge to European markets. The decision to invest here was driven by language, culture, and logistics.

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    Vice President of marketing and global business development
    Vortex Valves International

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