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ECS Annual General Meeting, 9 March 2018

The ECS Annual General Meeting of Members took place on March 9 2018 in the traditional ambiance of the guild of the spice traders, the Zunft zur Saffran in the heart of  Zurich.

The ECS membership welcomes the newly appointed Board members:

Patrick Wellens (Compliance Manager at Bayer Switzerland)

Sandra Middle (Group Compliance Officer at Clariant)

The Membership also thanks Arndt Harbecke and Roman Mazzotta for their dedication to ECS as founding Board members. Both are stepping down as Board members for professional reasons.

Following the General Meeting of members, the event was opened up to the public and the Chairs of the ECS Working Groups presented some key Compliance trends and topics that were discussed in the Working Groups over the past year.

WG Life Sciences Insight into compliance trends in Life Sciences

WG Anti-briberyA Round-up of International Trends and Topics

WG Compliance Management Systems/ISO Standards Case Study: Wells Fargo’s «Fake Accounts» Scandal – The company in light of ISO Standards


The event concluded with an Apéro offering an opportunity to network over a glass of wine in a relaxed atmosphere for members and participants alike.