2018 - Feb 05, 2018

IMD delegation visits Beijing and Shanghai

On January 23rd and 25th, the Swiss Centers China had the honor to organize visits and conferences for the IMD Business School of Lausanne during their EMBA China Discovery Expedition.

More than 60 global executives visited the bike sharing industry leader Ofo in Beijng. We thank the Swiss Business Hub for their support in arranging the visit. Dr. Liu Ka, Vice-President of China and International Government Affairs, shared with the group the latest development of the rapid-growing company as well as its future strategy.

In Shanghai, Novartis Campus welcomed the delegation in their second global facility. After a presentation of Mr. William Chen, Senior Manager Public Affairs, Dr. Larry Zhang, Vice-President of Novartis China, responsible for Public Affairs and Corporate Responsibility answered questions on China’s pharma challenges and opportunities for foreign companies.

In the evening, more than 120 executives attended a conference organized by the Swiss Centers China on “Why China needs Western technology more than ever”, a lecture given by Mr. Nicolas Musy as well as tangible insights shared by the Swiss company DEC China on “how SME’s can serve the Chinese economy”.

The Swiss Centers China would like to sincerely thank the IMD Business School for its visit to China and all the company representatives for their precious time and commitment to share insights with the group.

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