Catherine Gumy (UBS)
Catherine heads the Global Mobility function at UBS. She and her team look after all aspects of cross border mobility within the organization, ranging from supporting relocating employees in this challenging time of their life to ensuring compliance with the new emerging types of mobility. Policy development, vendor management and cost management fall within her area of responsibility. With 20 years of experience in the field, she is still passionate about the topic and the evolution of the function.
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 HR Business Partner 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 (Hitachi)
For 12 years, Andrea has been working as a HR GM professional in the technology sector, lately for ABB, a space company with over 150,000 employees and around 1,000 long-term and short-term assignees. She was responsible for HR consulting and policy design, Business Process Improvement, Change Management and People Manager. Because she wanted to be closer to the business, she moved to Hitachi, where she is working as an HR BP.
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 (SIKA)
Dara has worked as an HR Global Mobility professional for more than a decade. She started her career in Global Mobility with Siemens in NJ,USA and later transitioned 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 and subsequently Takeda Pharmaceuticals International AG. In her current role, Dara is the Head of Global Mobility at Sika which is one of the world’s leading construction chemicals companies with 25’000 employees in 99 countries. Dara holds a BA from Wheaton College, MA, USA.
Angela Weinberger (LGT)
Angie is the Managing Director of Global People Transitions GmbH in Zürich, Switzerland and a Global Mobility Jedi with over 25 years of field experience inhouse and as a lecturer, consultant, coach and trainer. She offers career programmes for Expats and Expat Spouses. She also manages projects in Global Mobility and works with teams to improve performance, processes, and policy. In 2019 she completed the Master of Global Mobility at Erasmus University. Angie is the author of “The Global Mobility Workbook, Third Ed. (2019)” and “The Global Career Workbook”.
Angie is a member of the Expatise and Erasmus Faculty and coordinates the Advisory Board of the Expatise Academy 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.