Multiculturalism inevitable with migration, says IOM chief Multiculturalism inevitable with migration, says IOM chief Multiculturalism inevitable with migration, says IOM chief
Continued international migration is inevitable and will lead to greater multiculturalism, says Ambassador William Lacy Swing, director general of the International Organization for Migration. The former US ambassador and head of UN peacekeeping operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo tells CNNMoney Switzerland's Martina Fuchs that the public often fails to recognize the economic contributions of migrants to the global economy. Erroneous stereotypes need to be overcome through education and the dissemination of accurate data, the outgoing chief of the Geneva-based organization affirms.
Ana Maria Montero
“The time for negotiation with the EU is over,” says Raymond Loretan
As a man who sits on many boards, Raymond Loretan, head of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève, knows about strong leadership. When it comes to Switzerland’s framework agreement with the EU, he says that a “lack of leadership” is to blame for not getting the deal done.
Ana Maria Montero
Raymond Loretan’s “Oscars for watches” may transform the industry
Even though the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève, the annual awards ceremony for watchmaking, is in its 19th year, few outside the industry are aware of it. Raymond Loretan, head of GPHG, plans to change that by turning the event into the “Oscars for watches” and bringing its glamour to the entire world.
Martina Fuchs
IATA CEO de Juniac: European airlines are “still strong”
Carriers in Europe have been struggling with rising fuel prices and the toll from the U.S.-China trade war. But Alexandre de Juniac, head of global aviation body IATA, says that after the hard landing of Britain’s Monarch, Air Berlin, and Germania Flug, he doesn’t see more airlines going bust.
Martina Fuchs
IATA CEO: We will see electric airplanes in 20 years
Electric planes will be ready in 20 years, according to Alexandre de Juniac, director general & CEO of the Geneva-based International Air Transport Association. While he strongly rejects an aviation levy, he says the industry’s targets to mitigate CO2 emissions from air transport will be effective.
Martina Fuchs
How a small foundation is working to fix the web’s big problems
Web Foundation CEO Adrian Lovett says it’s up to all of us to try and fix the internet’s problems—data breaches, privacy concerns, and online bullying, just to name a few. And his foundation has some ideas as to how we can do it.
Martina Fuchs
Why the web needs fixing
The web was created to be free and open for all, but 30 years on has it lived up to its inventor’s vision? Not quite, says Web Foundation CEO Adrian Lovett, who thinks a new so-called “contract for the web” is the way forward.
Hannah Wise
The Geneva International Motor Show goes digital—and global
Olivier Rihs is the new managing director of the Geneva International Motor Show, and he has a clear vision: to ensure that everyone can enjoy the event, no matter where they are in the world.
Hannah Wise
GIMS President slams Swiss electric vehicle targets as “unfair”
Fifteen percent of new car sales in Switzerland must be electric by 2022 – that's higher than in neighboring Europe. Geneva International Motor Show President Maurice Turrettini explains why he thinks these targets are unfair. Plus: why the home of the motor show should also have its own grand prix.
Hannah Wise
Do Swiss companies invest enough in R&D?
Interroll says it’s the best in the business when it comes to internal logistics. But can the company really stay two steps ahead of the competition when it spends just 3-8 percent of profits on R&D? In part two, CEO Paul Zumbühl defends his budget.
Hannah Wise
“If you’re Swiss and in global business you have to be better”
Interroll is a Ticino-based firm that helps people and products move from point A to B—think luggage carousels, for instance. CEO Paul Zumbühl explains that while business is booming, you still have to stay two steps ahead if you want to stay competitive as a global Swiss company.
Ana Maria Montero
Novartis is flipping the pyramid, explains Steven Baert
Pharma giant Novartis is trying to turn its management style on its head and foster a corporate culture referred to as “unbossing.” In the fourth episode of our special HR series with Universum, Steven Baert, Chief People & Organization Officer, shares the challenges that Novartis is facing.
Ana Maria Montero
Switzerland has to be “tough” with the EU, argues Antoine Hubert
Antoine Hubert is the CEO of Aevis Victoria, Switzerland’s second largest owner of private clinics. Although he recognizes that cross-border workers are essential to his business, he says he doesn’t lose sleep over tensions building between Bern and Brussels regarding the free movement of people.
Tanya König
The Swiss who conquered Hollywood
Simon Otto had a contract at DreamWorks before he graduated from Gobelins over 20 years ago. He worked his way up from animator to head of character animation in “How to Train Your Dragon.” The latest in that threequel is now set for release and is again expected to gross in the hundreds of millions.
Martina Fuchs
Dealmaker Hu talks about the “hostile climate” for China’s M&A in 2019
The first mainland Chinese to serve on the board of UBS is known by many as a “rainmaker.” Fred Hu, founder and chairman of Primavera Capital, talks about the “significant pullback” in China’s M&A, the “contraction” of its economy, and whether China will make more moves in Switzerland this year.

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