APIA SWISS

A centre of excellence in SMCs governance

Members who are directors and business leaders and who combine theory and practice

A pragmatic approach, adapted to the context of SMEs, to sustainably boost their performance

To contribute to the good governance of SMEs and to professionalize the role of directors

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An independent director in a family business

An independent director in a family business

In Switzerland, 99% of the companies are small or medium-sized. And nearly 90% of these 320,000 SMEs are family-owned. (source: https://www.swissinfo.ch/fre/economie/compétitivité_pour-les-entreprises-familiales--la-suisse-a-la-classe-mondiale/44734858) This...

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The independent director: A profession in evolution

The independent director: A profession in evolution

We asked Eric Maire to tell us about the big changes between yesterday's governance and tomorrow's. Why is there so much interest in being an independent director today? Yesterday's board members: For me, most of the independent directors became independent by chance....

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MEMBERS

APIA Swiss gives its members the opportunity to develop their directorship skills and to help promote good governance in SMEs

PARTNERS

APIA Swiss offers partner companies the opportunity to contribute to making Swiss SMCs stronger

SMCs

APIA Swiss contributes to strengthening the governance of SMCs and provides them with professional independent directors