Catherine Gumy (UBS)
Catherine is the Global Advisory Lead of International Mobility Services at UBS. Policy development, vendor management, managing cross border movers costs, overseeing the regional advisors teams falls within her area of responsibility. She has more than 15 years of experience in the International Mobility field, holding various roles at UBS. Before moving to her current role, she built UBS offshore International Mobility Operations team, centralizing all operational tasks and outsourced cross border payroll compliance and systems development to UBS global tax provider. She also held Regional Head International Mobility Roles for the EMEA (including Switzerland) and the Americas regions.
Andrea Inkamp (SIKA)
Andrea is an expert in international assignment programs with more than 15 years of experience. Working with Credit Suisse, Ernst & Young and Swiss Life her expertise covers the end-to-end assignment management process, from policies & procedures to insurance and tax. Today Andrea is the Head of Global Mobility at Sika, one of the world’s leading construction chemicals company with 17’000 employees in 98 countries, where she recently implemented a powerful, yet pragmatic global mobility program.
Andrea Lauener (ABB)
Andrea, Global Mobility Policy and Process Manager at ABB Headquarters in Zurich, is responsible for continuous improvements in the way the function delivers its services. Over the past two years she managed the transformation of the Global Mobility function into a new HR service delivery model and helped setting up a structure of shared responsibilities between the Center of Expertise and the global business services, responsible for delivering the transactional tasks of the function. Approximately 100 countries were moved into the new model. Additionally Andrea supports the teams across the globe and provides guidance, policy interpretations and is responsible for enhancing ABB’s internal technology. She has been with ABB since 2001 and since 2007 within the function Global Mobility. From 2011 to 2013 she was on assignment in Sweden, managing the GM team in the country.
Eric Sieber (Adecco)
Eric is a Global Mobility leader based in Zurich. He specializes in strategic mobility transformation, workflow design and cost modeling. Eric has lived, studied or worked in Switzerland, China, the USA, Singapore, Italy and the UK.
He holds two Master’s degrees and his work experience consists of various advisory roles in Big 4 firms before heading in-house Global Mobility functions in the industrial and professional services sectors.
Dara Stucki (Takeda)
Dara has worked as a Global Mobility professional for more than a decade. She started her career in Global Mobility with Siemens in NJ,USA and later transition into the financial services industry with many years of experience at UBS Wealth Management. After relocating to Zurich, Switzerland, she spent many years as the Head of Global Mobility at Bank Julius Baer before taking on her current role at Takeda Pharmaceuticals International AG. Dara holds a BA from Wheaton College, MA, USA.
Angela Weinberger (LGT)
Angie is a Global Mobility Project Manager and Managing Director of Global People Transitions GmbH in Zürich. She offers programmes for corporate and private internationally mobile professionals like HireMe! FlyMe! or RockMe! She manages projects in the Global Mobility space and works with teams to improve corporate performance, processes, and policy. After her graduation in “International Business Studies” of the University of Paderborn, she worked in Human Resources specializing in Global Mobility at major global corporates and at PwC in Germany and later in Switzerland.
Julie Eggenschwiler (LafargeHolcim)
Julie is the International Global Manager for the EMEA Region at LafargeHolcim. She has worked in international assignment management for over 20 years, and has a thorough knowledge of international compensation and taxes. Her career stations included Big4 Professional Services companies, and the banking industry before joining the world of building materials. Julie holds a licentiate degree from the University of Bern and an Executive Master from the Private University of Fribourg. She is a bilingual (English/German) international tax expert, conducts seminars for expatriates and when she is not at work, she spends time with her daughter and husband.
Claire manages the Global Mobility team at Lonza, dealing with end-to-end mobility moves across the globe, dealing with mobility topics spanning across all policies. Her specialisms include global mobility re-design, strategic policy development, vendor management, reward package development, payroll advice and costings as well as assistance with cultural impact, educational and spousal support. Prior to her role at Lonza, Claire held an end-to-end Global Mobility Specialist role at a large global jewelry company, managing the global portfolio of moves and also leading a global initiative for business travel tracking and compliance across 56 countries on the basis of the change of the business operating model. Prior to this, she held roles at two Big4 accountancy firms in the UK, specializing in mobility tax and social security advice to a portfolio of global clients.
Susanna currently holds the position of Global Mobility Expert at Hilti Corporation located in Liechtenstein. As a member of the Global Mobility Team, she is responsible for all Global Mobility topics within the Hilti Group. In the Global Mobility Team, all team members take on conceptual, consulting and operative roles and interact with external and internal stakeholders at all levels around the globe. Global Mobility combines business needs with individual situations aiming at the best solutions for company and employees. Susanna has many years of HR experience in many different international environments. She has studied, worked and lived in France, Switzerland, Germany, Australia, Thailand, and China.