Join us and gain insights about retailing and real estate!

Date and Time
Thursday, February 27, 2014
12:00pm— 2:00pm
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Restaurant "Mère Catherine"

151.jpgOur distinguished speaker will be Mr. Franco Savastano, CEO of Jelmoli - The House of Brands and Member of the Executive Board of Swiss Prime.

Dear Members,

Our next event shall give you the unique opportunity to understand more about premium retailing and premium real estate.

We shall have the great pleasure of having as our speaker:

Mr. Franco Savastano
CEO of Jelmoli - The House of Brands
Member of the Executive Board of Swiss Prime Site

Mr. Savastano shall speak about the activities of Jelmoli and of Swiss Prime Site.

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About our speaker, Franco Savastano:

CEO of Jelmoli – The House of Brands department store in Zurich since April 2012 and member of the Swiss Prime Site Group Management Board. Before Mr. Savastino worked with Grieder fashion stores, Strellson, Tommy Hilfiger, Fein-Kaller, Donna and Hugo Boss.
Mr. Savastino is trained in fashion sales and holds degrees in business and economics.

About Jelmoli:

Jelmoli is the largest, most innovative and leading premium department store in Switzerland with CHF 300m annual revenue. Over 8 impressive floors, it offers a breathtaking assortment of about 2 million articles from over 1000 of the most highly sought-after brands in the world. It also includes a huge range of services which up to now have been unique amongst department stores.
Jelmoli was taken over by Swiss Prime Site in 2009. Extensive renovations were done since then and the new Jelmoli opened in October 2010.

About Swiss Prime Site:

Swiss Prime Site is Switzerland's leading listed real estate investment company. They invest in first class commercial and retail properties situated in ideal urban locations. Their portfolio is valued at CHF 9.4 bn. Recently they received publicity beyond Switzerland when opening their new "Prime Tower" in Zurich, Switzerland's highest building.

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Information about this event:

Date: Thursday, 27 February, 2014.

Location: Restaurant "Mère Catherine", Nägelihof 3, 8001 Zürich.

Directions: Take trams 4 or 15 to the station "Rathaus". From there walk upstreams in Limmatquai until you reach "Haus zum Rüden" on the left side. After this building turn left into "Rüdenplatz" and then turn right into "Nägelihof".

Times: Apéro and Networking 12.00 noon, presentation 12.30, lunch 13.00, end 14.00.

Fee: CHF 55.-- per person, please pay directly to the restaurant.

Guests: Each member of our club may bring one guest (please register her/him as well).

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Our distinguished speaker Franco Savastano and all your fellow-Whartonians look forward to seeing you soon!
Cordial regards,
Victoria Koleva-Leu
Director Zurich

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