First CIVETS Forum

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SBS Swiss Business School is proud to announce the first CIVETS Forum in Switzerland.

Today CIVETS countries (Colombia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey and South Africa) represent the new emerging markets in the global economy. The purpose of the Forum “The CIVETS countries in Switzerland” is to inform students and all interested individuals about business opportunities and economic trends in these countries.

Date: Thursday, April 14, 2011

Time: 14:00 – 17:00

Venue:  Auditorium, Room C 131 – SBS Swiss Business School Campus


Indonesia  –  Mr. Peter Züllig, Entrepreneur at Parazelsus, a pharmaceutical company based in Jakarta
Vietnam  –   A representative from the Swiss/Vietnamese Chamber of Commerce
Egypt  – Mr. Mahmoud Zuaiter, CFO at Orascom Development Hodling AG
Turkey  –  Mr. Urs Grunder, Head of Turkish Operations at Lombard Odier Private Bank
South Africa  –  A representative from the Swiss/South African Chamber of Commerce
Colombia  –  A representative for Colombia will join the panel discussion

Speakers from each CIVETS country will bring concrete experiences of working with Switzerland and present the added value of their commercial partnerships.