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Companies that have chosen Geneva

Some 130 multinationals already have a headquarters base in Geneva. Some of the reasons they have in common for choosing Geneva are the city’s central location in Europe and proximity to Africa and the Middle East, its quality of life, excellent infrastructure, highly educated and multilingual workforce, and stable and secure surroundings. International banks, world famous high-tech and biotech companies, as well as the world’s leading trading companies, have all chosen the city for their headquarters or a key office. Companies coming to Geneva are world-class enterprises active in high-added value sectors – and they choose the city because it offers the world-class conditions and benefits they need to develop their businesses successfully.

Just a few examples of the many foreign multinational groups with offices in Geneva:

ABB Sécheron
Addax Pétroleum Limited
Agilent Technologies
Affinnova Switzerland Sàrl
Agra Pulsa SA (Conagra int’l)
Ahold Finance Company N.V.
Alcoa Europe Sàrl
Alcon Management SA
Bacardi Group
Banco Santander (Suisse) SA
Bench International (Switzerland) Search Sàrl
BNP Paribas (Suisse) SA
Brocade
Broadridge (Suisse) SA
Boart Longyear Suisse Sàrl
Bunge SA
CHS Europe SA
Capco Capacity Finance SA
Capital Group Companies Global
Cargill International
Caterpillar Sàrl
Columbia Sportswear International Sàrl
Cotecna Inspection SA
Coty Geneva SA Versoix
Covance Central Laboratory Services SA
Davisco Foods International
Dell SA
Dover Europe Sàrl
Digital Signal International
Diligence Global Business Intelligence SA
DuPont de Nemours International Sàrl
Dunavant
EA Swiss Sàrl
Eli Lilly
Energizer SA
Expedia Lodging Partner Services Sàrl
Facebook
Firmenich
Foster Wheeler Management AG
Freescale Semiconductor EMA&A SA
Genomic Health International Sàrl
Givaudan
Gogo Air International
Hewlett-Packard International Sàrl
Highpoint Solutions
HomeAway Sàrl
HSBC Private Bank (Suisse) SA
IBM Microelectronics Division
ING Belgique, Bruxelles, Succursale de Genève
Invista (International) SàRL
Iomega International
JP Morgan Chase
JT International
Kempinski International
Koch Supply & Trading Sàrl
Korn-Ferry (Suisse) SA
Lexmark International
Litasco SA
Lloyds TSB Bank Plc, Londres, succursale de Genève
L’Occitane (Suisse) SA
Lockheed Martin International SA
Lord Suisse Sàrl
L’Oréal (Suisse) SA
Louis Dreyfus Commodities Suisse SA
McCann-Erickson
Microsoft
Momentive Performance Materials (Suisse) Sàrl
MSCI Barra SA
MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company SA
MWV International Sàrl
Newell Rubbermaid Europe Sàrl
Noble Services (Switzerland) LLC
Oracle Software (Schweiz) GmbH
Parker Hannifin Manufacturing Switzerland SA
Patek Philippe
Pepsico International
PregLem SA
Pringles International Operations Sàrl (Kellog’s)
Procter & Gamble
Ralph Lauren Europe Sàrl
Richemont
Rolex
RWE Supply & Trading Switzerland SA
Sanofi-Aventis (Suisse) Sa
Scotts Switzerland Holdings SA
SGS Société Générale de Surveillance
SITA
Société Générale Private Banking (Suisse) SA
Sportfive International SA
STMicroelectronic SA
SunPower Systems Sàrl
Tag Aviation
Temenos Headquarters SA
The Nielsen Company (Europe) Sàrl
Thomson Reuters (Markets) SA
Total Gestion International SA
Totsa Total Oil Trading SA
Transocean Management Ltd.