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

Your contact at S-GE
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Studies and Publications
Here you will find studies and reports regarding various sectors as well as Switzerland’s competitiveness.

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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    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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    Ashok Santhanam

    President and CEO

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

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    Uwe E. Jocham

    Senior Vice President and General Manager
    CSL Behring AG

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    Switzerland’s pharmaceutical and life sciences industry is unparalleled.

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    Ke Xiangwen

    General Manager, Dalian Shiji Xinyuan Technology Co. Ltd.

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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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    Silvio Lehmann

    CEO

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

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    Nicholas Staheyeff

    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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    Patrick B. Verguet

    Corporate Vice President
    Edwards Lifesciences

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    Switzerland’s inspiring track record in terms of innovation and efficiency as well as its role as an emerging sustainable finance hub attracted EFW Capital Advisors.

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    Benjamin J. Ergas

    Co-Founder and Managing Partner

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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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    Michael Harris

    Vice President and Managing Director EMEA

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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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    Patrick Warnking

    Country Director

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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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    Walter Zannier

    CEO

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    In Switzerland, we were able to access a highly skilled workforce which enabled us to significantly grow our human capital.

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    Arnab Sikder

    Executive Vice President and General Manager, European Operations, Highpoint Solutions

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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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    Colin Robinson

    Vice President Europe
    Innoveer Solutions

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    In Zürich we find highly qualified, internationally experienced specialists for our team, a major factor in our business.

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    Jan Valentin

    Managing Director, KAYAK Europe GmbH

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

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    Petra Jenner

    Country General Manager

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    MSA employees and visitors from around the world can travel to and from Rapperswil-Jona with great ease, which has been very beneficial to our business.

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    Ronald N. Herring

    President, MSA Europe GmbH

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

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    Marwan Kashkoush

    Executive VP, Sales, Marketing & Operations Support
    Parker Hannifin

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    The top two markets for life sciences are clearly in the US and Switzerland.

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    Nima Farzan

    CEO and President, PaxVax

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    In Switzerland people are proactive, efficient and results-orientated as well as on-time and reliable – I like that a lot.

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    Shigeo Taniuchi

    Head of Europe

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

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    Ralph Müller

    CEO

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    We have had a very positive overall experience in setting up and starting our operations in Switzerland.
     

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    Dr. Emanuele Buscaglione

    CEO

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    Switzerland has a perfectly balanced business friendly system. Stepping into European markets, it was exactly what our company needed.

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    Dr. Vladas Snieckus

    General Manager of European Region, Tasly Europe Co. Ltd

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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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    Alf Tuvesson

    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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    Travis Young

    Vice President of marketing and global business development
    Vortex Valves International

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    To produce our machines, we combine Brazilian passion and creativity with traditional Swiss precision, high quality and efficiency.

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    Rafael Bottós

    CEO, Welle Laser Technology

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    Switzerland has high innovation and quality standards, and is an environment that offers us clear growth opportunities.
     

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    Hans Ruckstuhl

    Managing Director, Wieland Electric AG Switzerland

Leading Companies

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