Forum 2022

In 2022, the Swiss Diversity Forum took place for the second time immediately before the Swiss Diversity Awards. Executive Board members, Board members, Diversity & Inclusion managers and D&I teams were offered a productive, practical exchange, best practices were highlighted and enable the participating companies to leverage synergies and scale ideas.

Program Review 2022

10:30 h

Welcome by the hosts

10:40 h

Beyond Gender & Sexual Orientation

‍‍Talk
1
‍-
Silja Blattmann, Allianz Suisse

‍Talk2
- Claudio Berther, Attorney

‍Talk3
- Eugene Osei-Bonsu, Takeda Pharmaceuticals International
- Julia Smith, Takeda Pharmaceuticals International

‍Talk4
- Brand Berghouwer, Head of the "Transgender Netwerk Nederland"

11:30 a.m.

The results of the diversity study

11:45

Coffee break

12:00

Panel 1: In-house Diversity Networks - Between Voluntary Commitment and Moral Obligation
- Ana Piubel, Vontobel
- Elke Tham, Bühler AG

12:30

Panel 2: Diversity implementation in the workplace
-
Stefan Mair, Ringier Equal Voice
- Marcel Rösch, Swisscom

13:05

DEI as a central part of a company's DNA
-
Michelle Mugnai, MAC Cosmetics

Guests

Hans-Peter Nehmer

Head of Corporate Communications & Sustainability at Allianz Suisse

Communication determines my life. It is the link between us humans, lets us understand each other. My motto: Use every communication as an opportunity!

Hans-Peter Nehmer

Head of Corporate Communications & Sustainability at Allianz Suisse

Communication determines my life. It is the link between us humans, lets us understand each other. My motto: Use every communication as an opportunity!

Hans-Peter Nehmer

Head of Corporate Communications & Sustainability at Allianz Suisse

Communication determines my life. It is the link between us humans, lets us understand each other. My motto: Use every communication as an opportunity!

Hans-Peter Nehmer

Head of Corporate Communications & Sustainability at Allianz Suisse

Communication determines my life. It is the link between us humans, lets us understand each other. My motto: Use every communication as an opportunity!

Hans-Peter Nehmer

Head of Corporate Communications & Sustainability at Allianz Suisse

Communication determines my life. It is the link between us humans, lets us understand each other. My motto: Use every communication as an opportunity!

Hans-Peter Nehmer

Head of Corporate Communications & Sustainability at Allianz Suisse

Communication determines my life. It is the link between us humans, lets us understand each other. My motto: Use every communication as an opportunity!

Moderation & Host

Stephan Lendi

Moderation & main responsibility

Michel Rudin

Host

Hans-Peter Nehmer

Host, Head of Corporate Communications & Responsibility

Marsel Szopinski

Host

Gudrun Sander

academic support

Guests

Hans-Peter Nehmer

Head of Corporate Communications & Sustainability at Allianz Suisse

Communication determines my life. It is the link between us humans, lets us understand each other. My motto: Use every communication as an opportunity!

Hans-Peter Nehmer

Head of Corporate Communications & Sustainability at Allianz Suisse

Communication determines my life. It is the link between us humans, lets us understand each other. My motto: Use every communication as an opportunity!

Hans-Peter Nehmer

Head of Corporate Communications & Sustainability at Allianz Suisse

Communication determines my life. It is the link between us humans, lets us understand each other. My motto: Use every communication as an opportunity!

Hans-Peter Nehmer

Head of Corporate Communications & Sustainability at Allianz Suisse

Communication determines my life. It is the link between us humans, lets us understand each other. My motto: Use every communication as an opportunity!

Hans-Peter Nehmer

Head of Corporate Communications & Sustainability at Allianz Suisse

Communication determines my life. It is the link between us humans, lets us understand each other. My motto: Use every communication as an opportunity!

Hans-Peter Nehmer

Head of Corporate Communications & Sustainability at Allianz Suisse

Communication determines my life. It is the link between us humans, lets us understand each other. My motto: Use every communication as an opportunity!

Guests 2022

Silja Blattmann

Senior Business Analyst, Allianz
Founder of the Allianz Beyond Switzerland community

Silja Blattmann is a Senior Business Analyst and mother of two children. When her son was diagnosed with early childhood autism five years ago, it had a huge impact on her entire life - both personally and professionally. Through her experience as a Care Taker, she knows the grievances and challenges that people with disabilities and their families face on a daily basis and how challenging it is to stay in the workforce. Based on this, she founded the Community Alliance Beyond in 2021, which works for the inclusion of people with disabilities in the workplace, promotes dialogue and reduces fear of contact.

LinkedIn: https: //www.linkedin.com/in/silja-blattmann-767b02224

Elke Thamm



Elke Thamm is Global Head of Personnel Development at Bühler, a Swiss family-owned company focused on developing sustainable innovations in engineering and technology. During her career, she has held various operational and strategic HR positions in different industries, most recently as Global Director of HR and Talent & Organizational Development at gategroup. Elke studied Business Administration at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, the University of St. Gallen and the University of Paris Dauphine. She holds a degree from WU Vienna, a CEMS Master in International Management and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and a certified Mental Health & Wellbeing Coach.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elke-thamm-talent007/

Stefan Mair

Ringier Equal Voice

Stefan Mair is head of department at Handelszeitung and host of the startup podcast Up beat. As Head of Newsroom Coaching Equal Voice, he supports internal and external editorial teams in the implementation of Equal Voice, advises on journalistic issues related to diversity and is active in networking for Equal
Voice.

LinkedIn: https: //www.linkedin.com/in/stefan-mair-90b97581/

Ana Piubel



Ana Piubel completed her studies in business law at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) and a Master of Advanced Studies in Human Resources at the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland. The HR Generalist gained experience as HR Graduate Recruiter at UBS, was HR Advisor at Ernst & Young responsible for the Advisory area before joining Vontobel as Senior HR Business Partner 11 years ago. After 8years in the role as Senior HR Business Partner, she moved to the role as HR Business Manager and took over the responsibility for Diversity &Inclusion at Vontobel.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ana-piubel/

Claudio Berther

Legal and Data Protection Officer Yokoy Group AG

Claudio holds an MLaw UZH and an LL.M. University of California, Berkeley, is Vice President of the Obstacle Free Living Association Zurich and part of the Network Enthinderung. Claudio sees diversity as an opportunity for all stakeholders - sensitized by travel and personal experience.

LinkedIn: https://ch.linkedin.com/in/claudioberther

Michelle Mugnai

Brand Manager Switzerland MAC, Bobbi Brown and Smashbox

Michelle Mugnai started her career in Italy as Clinique National training Manager and moved to Estée Lauder Companies in 1997 as Area Sales Manager Italy Spain, Portugal. After 10 years as MAC Brand Manager in Italy, she took over MAC Area Brand Management for Austria and Switzerland for12 years and has been Brand Manager Switzerland MAC, Bobbi Brown and Smashbox for just over a year.

LinkedIn:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelle-mugnai-b3b54b21/

Eugene Osei-Bonsu

Franchise Head - Neuroscience, Takeda Pharmaceuticals International Zurich

An experienced pharmaceutical professional with more than 25 years in the industry, Eugene has a proven track record of implementing marketing strategies and operational plans across multiple countries, regional and global marketing and commercial teams. Last year, Eugene co-initiated the formation of the Black Leadership Council at Takeda Pharmaceuticals to support the company's DE&I initiatives and raise awareness of the diverse contributions that employees of African descent make to the company.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/eugene-osei-bonsu-7336168/

Julia Smith

Franchise Head - Neuroscience, Takeda Pharmaceuticals International Zurich

Julia Smith is Regulatory Advertising and Promotion Review & Process Lead for the Global, Europe &Canada and Growth & Emerging Markets regions at Takeda Pharmaceuticals. She is a global leader with a 20+ year career in healthcare, risk management, medical information and communications, data and analytics, regulatory, compliance, quality and digital transformation. Julia leads a number of Takeda's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion initiatives and is a certified facilitator for inclusion practices aimed at increasing Takeda's reach in the community.

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/julia-s-510389

Video clips 2022

Takeda Black Leadership Council

Eugene Osei-Bonsu and Julia Smith of Takeda Pharmaceuticals International talk about the Black Leadership Council.

Michelle Mugnai - DEI as a central part of the DNA of a company




Photos Swiss Diversity Forum 2022

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