June 22, 2023

Panel Meeting on IMD World Competitiveness Report, June 22, 2023 – hybrid

World Competitiveness – the incessant race for the top. A top position in this highly recognized ranking by leading business school IMD is the medal for productivity, great government and infrastructure, excellent education and more. It is like being knighted a global champion. Will Switzerland again be in the top ranks, where will the USA land? And what does it mean for the race between Asia and the West?The head of the IMD World Competitiveness Center and author of the report will unveil the 2023 results and discuss with three distinguished business leaders from various sectors what the results mean for the Swiss, the American and the global economy.The International Institute for Management Development (IMD) is an independent academic institution with Swiss roots and global reach, founded more than 75 years ago by business leaders for business leaders. Since its creation, IMD has been a pioneering force in developing leaders who transform organizations and contribute to society. Based in Lausanne (Switzerland) and Singapore, IMD has ranked for more than 15 consecutive years in the top 5 of the FT’s Executive Education Global Ranking and #1 in the world for open enrolment programs for nine consecutive years.

Presentation of the report

Arturo Bris, Author of the report, Prof. of Finance at IMD and Head of the IMD World Competitiveness Center

Discussion with

Dr. Barbara Frei-Spreiter, EVP Industrial Automation, Schneider ElectricMartin Hirzel, President, SwissmemAlex Waser, CEO, Bystronic Group


Martin Naville, Chief Executive Officer, Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce

WhenThursday, June 22, 2023Presentations at 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., CETPriceFree of charge

Virtual RegistrationPlease register by replying to this e-mail (to events@amcham.ch)

Should you be in Switzerland that day and wish to attend the event physically, please find the details on the venue and registration HERE.

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