André is an expert in International Site Comparisons and recently co-published a report on Site Selection for Life Sciences Companies. His responsibilities include development and implementation of strategic S&BD initiatives for the North American and BRIC inbound business into Switzerland. Furthermore, André is in charge of developing and maintaining relations with regional HQs of foreign owned multinational companies in Switzerland. As former Head of the Swiss Federal Investment Promotion Agency for North and Latin America and Consul at the Consulate General of Switzerland in New York, he spent over nine years in the U.S.A. In this position, he identified and consulted leading American companies in their expansion plans to Europe. Following his assignment in the U.S.A., André became responsible for the European and Asian markets for a leading global corporate service provider. In this role as Marketing Director Europe and Asia / Pacific he assisted multinational companies in the set-up and management of their international network of subsidiaries and branches. Currently, he is head of Sales & Business Development, KPMG Tax Switzerland. He is fluent in German, English and French.
9:00 AM–10:15 AM Jun 7, 2018