Get inspiration from renowned speakers at the Aussenwirtschaftsforum on 26.03.2019. The line-up will be released by November with the official program. Our speaker line-up of Export representatives from various sectors will share their treasures of experience with you so stay tuned and we are looking forward to your presence.
Host of the Aussenwirtschaftsforum
Daniel Küng has been CEO of Switzerland Global Enterprise, and thus the first point of contact for all internationalization issues raised by Swiss and Liechtenstein companies, since 2004. After studying business management, finance and accounting at the University of St. Gallen HSG, he relocated to Brazil. Küng founded and led two management consultancies in Brazil and Portugal that assisted companies with their international business ventures.
Interview partner and host of the general meeting
Ruth Metzler-Arnold has served as Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board of Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE) since 2011. She is a former Vice President and member of the Swiss Federal Council (1999-2003). As a lawyer and certified public accountant, she sits on several boards of directors. Among them are AXA, Bühler AG, Fehr Advice AG, Reyl & Cie SA and Swiss Medical Network SA, the latter of whose subsidiary she presides. In addition, Ruth Metzler-Arnold is a member of the Board of Governors at the University of St. Gallen HSG, the Board of Trustees of Avenir Suisse and president of the Board of Trustees of the Pontifical Swiss Guard.
Andreas Gerber joined Credit Suisse in 1989 and was promoted to Managing Director in 2009. Since 2015 he has been Head of SME Business Switzerland. He has a degree in Business Economics (University of Applied Sciences) and his professional career has taken him from advising major clients listed on the stock exchange, via managing corporate client business in the Bern market area, to serving as Head of SME Region Mittelland from 2006. In September 2010, he moved to Zurich, where for four years he led the corporate client business of Region Zurich and Schaffhausen.