Speeches

The speeches reproduced on this page were delivered by major international keynote speakers at recent events of the American Swiss Foundation in the United States and Switzerland. Reproduction is permitted only with the approval of the authors.

Young Leaders Reunion Dinner | November 2018

Remarks by Swiss Federal Chancellor Walter Thurnherr

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Annual Gala Dinner | May 2018

Remarks by Dr. Christoph Franz, Chairman of the Board, Roche Holding Ltd.

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Annual Gala Dinner | May 2017

Remarks by Dr. Martin Dahinden, Ambassador of Switzerland to the U.S.

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Annual Gala Dinner | May 2016

Remarks by Paul Bulcke, Chief Executive Officer, Nestlé S.A.

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Building Bridges Gala Dinner | October 2015

Remarks by Ambassador Faith Whittlesey, Chairman Emeritus, American Swiss Foundation

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70th Anniversary Gala Dinner | May 2015

Remarks by Joseph Jimenez, Chief Executive Officer, Novartis

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Annual Gala Dinner | June 2014

Remarks by Martin Senn, Chief Executive Officer, Zurich Insurance Group

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Annual Gala Dinner | May 2013

Remarks by Greg Scheu, Head of Marketing and Customer Solutions and Member of the Group Executive Committee, ABB Ltd.

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Young Leaders Reunion Dinner | November 2012

Remarks by Hon. Donald S. Beyer, Jr., Ambassador of the United States to Switzerland

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Young Leaders Reunion Dinner | November 2012

Remarks by Didier Burkhalter, Member of the Swiss Federal Council

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Annual Gala Dinner | May 2012

Remarks by Kevin Conroy, Chief Executive Officer, Exact Sciences (Young Leader 2010)

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Annual Gala Dinner | May 2010

Remarks by Michael Mack, Chief Executive Officer, Syngenta International AG

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Annual Gala Dinner | November 2000

Remarks by Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

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Annual Gala Dinner | May 2019

Remarks by Dr. Martin Dahinden, Ambassador of Switzerland to the U.S.

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