Building bridges between Schaffhausen and China

The Consulate General of Switzerland in Shanghai and swissnex China have the pleasure to invite you to a special networking event focusing on the Swiss region of Schaffhausen and its connections to China.

Event Details

Date

April 10, 2014 from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Building bridges between Schaffhausen and China

Date: Thursday, April 10th, 2014 

Registration: 6.30pm-7pm

Time: 7pm – 9.30pm

Venue: swissnex China office, 22F, Building A, Far East International Plaza, No. 319, Xianxia Road, Shanghai

 

Free admission; please register online until April 7th, 2014:
Sign up here: Building bridges between Schaffhausen and China

We will provide a finger food buffet with local specialties.

 

The Consulate General of Switzerland in Shanghai and swissnex China have the pleasure to invite you to a

special networking event focusing on the Swiss region of Schaffhausen and its connections to China. The

Canton of Schaffhausen is the most northern Region of Switzerland and is famous for its wine culture, a historic

old town and for the impressive Rhine Falls, Europe’s largest waterfall. Furthermore it is home to several world

leading companies and an attractive location due to its proximity to the Zurich Airport. Schaffhausen is working

on strengthening its position globally to attract businesses and tourists.

 

To get a cultural and economic insight, we will discuss the qualities of the region with our two guests:

Mr. Marco Rhyner 

CEO Generis (Beijing) Consulting Co., Ltd.

Chief Representative ChinaEconomic Promotion Canton Schaffhausen

Marco Rhyner was born near Schaffhausen and since 15 years he is working for Generis AG,

specializing in providing business and consultancy services at the interface between

government and business. Furthermore, Mr. Rhyner acts as Chief Representative China of

the Investment Promotion Office of the Canton Schaffhausen and as Chief Representative

China of cleantech Switzerland since 2010.

 

Mr. Mujia Zhang       

Head of Georg Fischer Automotive Business Unit China

Delegate of the CEO

Mujia Zhang studied mechanical engineering at the Polytechnic University of Hefei, worked as

research fellow at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH) and finished his

EMBA at the University of St. Gallen. After over 20 years of working experience at Rieter

Machine Works Ltd. in Winterthur, Switzerland, he joined Georg Fischer in 2003 and move

back to China, where he is now head of the Automotive Business Unit.

 

For further questions, please contact Mr. Niklaus Waldvogel: niklaus.waldvogel@nullswissnexchina.org

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