Mobility roundtable in Zurich on November 20: “Global Mobility Transformation – Responding to business and employee changing realities”

Our next mobility roundtable in Zurich on November 20th will be conducted in cooperation with Mercer at Hiltl Academie in Sihlstrasse 24, Zurich.

In a continuously changing global environment with ever-increasing demands on companies and global mobility experts, topics such as “transformation” and “agility” in global mobility are part of our daily realities. Discuss with our experts on their experiences in this area and how Global mobility can be  embedded as a strategic partner/tool to meet business goals.

 On the panel:

 Claire Rutherford – Lonza AG

Claire is an experienced Mobility professional with over 10 years of experience across a variety of sectors including Pharma / Biotech, FMCG and Finance, having spent a number of years within the Big 4 expatriate tax functions in the UK and also within in-house Mobility roles within Switzerland. In her current role, she manages the team at Lonza in Basel who are responsible for the end-to-end mobility process across the global organization, including short and long term assignments, international local hires, non-traditional mobility moves and other complex cross border arrangements. She is also leading a transformation program to align the Talent Mobility function to the current business requirements and the Lonza Talent Agenda, including policy and process redesign, alignment of technology and compensation refresh.

Narcisa Chelaru – Mercer

Narcisa is a Principal in International Compensation at Mercer, leading the Global Mobility area for the Swiss market. Managing key accounts on the Swiss market, and part of the European Global Mobility Centre of Excellence, Narcisa’s current focus is on consulting within all areas of global mobility, including providing advice and support regarding policy design and benchmarking as well as data provisions tailored for various types of globally mobile employees. Prior to joining Mercer in 2010, Narcisa was a part of the ORC Worldwide organization where she acted as International Mobility Consultant working closely with a number of UK and Spanish multinationals. Narcisa has also assisted companies with the benchmarking and development of international assignment policies, as well as conducting training seminars in Europe.

Panagiotis Lois – Coca Cola HBC

Panagiotis is an experienced HR/Rewards professional with over 16 years’ experience in multinational retail, FMCG and shipping companies. His areas of expertise are global employee mobility, share-based compensation, executive remuneration, incentives design and delivery, employee benefits. Currently Group Mobility Manager at Coca-Cola HBC, supervises the mobility practice (international assignees, short-term assignments and local moves) and executive remuneration (complying with both Swiss regulations and UK Corporate Governance Code). Started his career in IKEA Greece in 2003, as part of the start-up team establishing the company and stores in the country. In 2008 he moved to Coca-Cola HBC and promoted through a number or roles of increasing responsibility to Group Compensation Manager. Most notably, he developed the international transfer policy for the Executive Committee relocating to Switzerland and managed the change of the share-based compensation to comply with Swiss and London Stock Exchange regulations. In 2014 he joined NYSE listed Greek shipping company, GasLog Ltd., as Rewards Manager where he developed the total rewards framework and programs; and established practices for new offices in New York, London and Singapore. Process improvement enthusiast with a commitment to customer experience. Holds an MBA from ALBA Business School and a BSc in Economics from University of Athens.

Giovanni De Carlo – Crown World Mobility

Giovanni started his career within the aviation industry, in which he worked for nearly 20 years in various roles. He has lived and worked in the U.K., Austria, Spain, Geneva and Zurich while managing business across Europe and Northern Africa. For the last 12 years, Giovanni has mainly been acting as an executive in commercial and general management functions, which allowed him to gain a vast experience in managing people in multicultural and rapidly changing environments. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Applied Sciences in Zurich and a MBA degree from the Danube University of Krems in Austria. As Business Development Director for Crown, he continuously expands his know-how by suggesting global mobility solutions for multinational companies and closely follows industry trends on a worldwide basis.

To attend the event, please register here.

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