CHAPTER COORDINATORS:
Laure Fabry, KPMG
Markus Seppälä, Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Radmilla Touchoupe, EY
Gabe Shawn Varges, HCM Hostettler & Company
Fabian Vidal, Givaudan

GEO CHAPTER LEADERS:
Eveline Franceschi-Kuhn, Nestlé
Suzanne Voirol, PMI

GEO BOARD CHAPTER LIAISON:
Michael Sterchi, Seematter & Sterchi Incentive Plans AG

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SAVE THE DATE

Mark Your Calendar for GEO's Swiss Romandie and DACH Chapters New Year Reception

GEO’s Romandie and DACH Leadership team wishes you a good Christmas season and start in the New Year.

To celebrate the New Year and to discuss new ideas for the coming year, we made reservations for a New Year’s reception in Zurich. The event is a social happening with no technical program but a lot of time to meet and network.

The reception will be at 24th January starting 17 30 in Zurich at the Time-Lounge in Zurich main Station.

We will meet at the above location to have some appetiser and drinks following by an optional dinner. The appetisers are sponsored by Mercer and SSIP. Costs for drinks and dinner are on your own. Nevertheless, a registration is required to manage reservations at the event locations. Please indicate if you also remain for the dinner.

Please register to attend the social event on the registration link. If you have any questions you can reach us under the telephone numbers mentioned below.

See you soon in Zurich.

Regards,
Michael and Björn and the entire GEO Romandie and GEO DACH Leadership team

Michael Sterchi
Seematter & Sterchi Incentive Plans AG (SSIP)
Churerstrasse 135
8808 Pfäffikon
Tel: +41 55 416 26 07
Mobil: +41 79 216 36 57
michael@ssip.ch
www.ssip.ch

Dr. Björn Hinderlich
MERCER
Platz der Einheit 1
60327 Frankfurt am Main

Mobil: +49 152 02 04 54 79
bjoern.hinderlich@mercer.com
www.mercer.com

AGENDA
Thursday, 24 January 2019
17.30 New Year Reception

LOCATION
Time-Lounge
Zürich HB
Bahnhofpl. 15
8001 Zürich
Switzerland

COST
There is no cost to attend this event.

REGISTRATION
GEO members and non-members are welcome to attend this event. Registration is required and will open soon.

 

PAST CHAPTER EVENTS


Highlights from 05 June 2018

GEO's Swiss Romandie Chapter Meeting

TOPICS
Issuer-Only Meeting
Roundtable Open topics of general interest proposed by the issuers
Presented by:
Eveline Franceschi-Kuhn, Nestlé
Suzanne Voirol, PMI

Welcome and GEO Survey Update
Welcome and Update on the GEO global survey results focusing on performance
Presented by:
Mike Rothery, Equatex AG
Michael Sterchi, Seematter & Sterchi Incentive Plans AG

Market Trends in Switzerland
Market Trends in Switzerland on a) Clawbacks and b) LTIPs
Presented by:
Gabe Shawn Varges, HCM Hostettler & Company

The Evolution of the Nestlé Performance Share Plan
Case Study
Presented by:
Eveline Franceschi-Kuhn, Nestlé

Performance Plans: A View of Silicon Valley
Presented by:
Debbie Tsoi-A-Sue

 


Highlights from 25 January 2018

GEO's Swiss Romandie Chapter Social Reception in Zürich

To celebrate the New Year and to discuss new ideas for the coming year, we hosted a social reception in Zürich, where we had time to meet and network, as well as plan for our 2018 activities. Our program started with hors d'oeuvres and drinks followed by an optional dinner.

 


Highlights from 19 September 2017

GEO's Swiss Romandie Chapter Half-Day Event

TOPIC
Plenum Presentation and Q&A for Providers and Issuers

  • LTI plan transitioning in case of M&A based on the Actelion and Johnson&Johnson example held by Markus Seppäla from Actelion
  • Discussion about how different issuers are drawing participants’ attention to the consequences of the Automatic Exchange of Information (AEoI) moderated by Eveline Eveline Franceschi-Kuhn from Nestlé

 


Highlights from 13 July 2017

GEO's Swiss Romandie Chapter Webcast

TOPIC
Automatic Exchange of Information: Impact on reporting and administration of employee share plans
In this webinar we gave a general overview of the new rules implemented for the automatic exchange of information (AEol) and a road map of when and how this will be implemented in the various jurisdictions.

For cross boarder employees and especially for international equity plan participants these rules will also have an impact. Based on examples, we highlighted possible impacts and responsibilities you as an employer might have and also discussed questions from participants you might be confronted with.
Presented by:
Moderation Q&A: Eveline Franceschi-Kuhn, Nestlé
Moderator: Michael Sterchi, GEO board member
Presenter: Philipp Zünd, KPMG

View the Webcast (Flash player required).


Highlights from 29 September 2016

GEO's Swiss Romandie Chapter Meeting

TOPICS
Givaudan Activities
The evolution of the plans over the past years at Givaudan.
Presented by:
Fabian Vidal, Givaudan

Communication of LTI Plans
Case studies
Presented by:
Simone Schmitt-Schillig, Unequity GmbH

Communication of LTI Plans
Including a sample communication video and open discussion and sharing the communication of LTIPs experience.
Presented by:
Eveline Franceschi-Kuhn, Nestle
Fabian Vidal, Givaudan
Suzanne Voirol, PMI

GEO Global Conference Update and Outlook
Presented by:
Markus Seppala, Actelion
Michael Sterchi, KPMG

 


Highlights from 23 June 2016

GEO's Swiss Romandie Chapter Meeting

TOPIC
Demystifying Fair Value and TSR in LTI Plans
The GEO Romandie was delighted to present a webinar aimed at taking the mystery out of the notions of fair value and total shareholder return in long-term incentive plans.

This multi-industry event was introduced by GEO Romandie Board Member, Gabe Shawn Varges, and presented by Stephan Hostettler and Istvan Lajtai of HCM in Zürich and Geneva. They addressed the subject in an interactive session designed for participants to ask questions.
Presented by:
Stephan Hostettler, HCM
Istvan Lajtai, HCM

 


GEO's Highlights from 8 October 2015

GEO's Swiss Romandie Chapter Meeting

AGENDA
The agenda of our 2nd GEO Romandie Chapter Meeting at PMI in Lausanne covered the following sessions: Insights out of the Swiss AGM season - how companies are dealing with new regulation on executive compensation and how shareholders impact LTI design

  • Welcome by Suzanne Voirol, Philip Morris International
  • Introduction to Philip Morris Equity Plans
  • Equity plans and Swiss reporting – typical challenges, lessons learned from 2013 and 2014
  • Equity plans and Cross Border cases – rules, challenges, sharing experiences
  • Equity plans - Brief update on global news

 


Highlights from 7 May 2015

GEO's Swiss Romandie Chapter Meeting

TOPICS
Pay-for-Performance
HCM study covering 250 listed companies globally, including companies from Switzerland – showing the implications of the data for understanding the relationship between executive compensation and company performance
Presented by:
Gabe Shawn Varges, HCM
Istvan Lajtai, HCM

2015 Swiss AGM Season
Insights out of the Swiss AGM season - how companies are dealing with new regulation on executive compensation and how shareholders impact LTI design.
Presented by:
Britta Schmitt, EY
Justin Szwaja, EY

 

 
 
DATE/TIME
24 January 2019
17.30 New Year Reception


LOCATION
Time-Lounge
Zürich HB
Bahnhofpl. 15
8001 Zürich
Switzerland
 
 
SPONSORED BY
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