International headquarters

Switzerland and the Greater Zurich Area offer ideal conditions for international headquarters: economic and political stability, rich ecosystems in various technology sectors, easy access to highly qualified specialists and excellent business opportunities. Let your business thrive, as ABB, Siemens, Carlsberg, IKEA (Interogo Holding), Unilever, Garmin, Johnson & Johnson, Amgen, LafargeHolcim, Lupin, Mondelez, Kühne + Nagel, Trina Solar or GreatStar have done, and benefit from the advantages of Greater Zurich for your global, European or divisional headquarters.

According to a 2016 study by KPMG, more than 850 international companies have their headquarters or other core functions in Switzerland, e.g. for:

  • General management

  • Finance and tax

  • Research and development

  •  IP management

  • Supply chain management and logistics

Key factors in the choice of location include the political, economic and financial stability of Switzerland, its central location in Switzerland, including excellent accessibility and infrastructure, business and innovation-friendly regulations, efficient local authorities, flexible labor laws, a wealth of qualified and motivated employees from Switzerland and abroad and, last but not least, the attractive tax system.

Find below success stories and news from companies with international management activities in the Greater Zurich Area. Would you like to write your own success story with a headquarters in Switzerland? We will be happy to support you.


Lukas Huber Potrait
Lukas Huber
Director Asia, Deputy Managing Director
Lukas Sieber Executive Director USA
Lukas Sieber
Executive Director USA

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