Gala Dinner



The American Swiss Foundation’s Annual Gala Dinner is held every spring in New York, continuing the mission to connect and engage American and Swiss citizens through distinguished speakers. The 2023 Gala honored Dr. Vas Narasimhan, CEO of Novartis, for his outstanding contributions to strengthening the bilateral relationship between Switzerland and the United States. Over 350 guests gathered in recognition of Dr. Narasimhan’s leadership and to celebrate the Sister Republics. Previous speakers include Hon. Mike Pompeo, 70th U.S. Secretary of State, Silvio Napoli, CEO of Schindler Group, Christian Mumenthaler, CEO, Swiss Re, Christoph Franz, Chairman, Roche and Sergio Ermotti, then CEO, UBS.

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