stars develops better leaders of the next generation and wants to be the premier platform for these future leaders.


  1. Clear focus on talents who are typically 1-2 Levels below C-level, nominated by their top management and have the potential to move up to C-level in the next few years.
  2. stars organizes three annual symposia in Switzerland, Singapore and China. In addition, the stars alumni benefit from regular meetings in the regional stars alumni chapters and from the annual stars alumni study tours.
  3. The stars symposia and the stars alumni activities help prepare proven “Leaders of the Next Generation” for their global leadership roles by:
    • Enhancing a better understanding of the economic, scientific, political, cultural and social challenges, which will impact business and organizations in the next 3-5 years,
    • Broadening their horizons through interdisciplinary and intercultural dialogue with peers and global leaders from all fields,
    • Contributing to their personal development to drive responsible and sustainable actions.

stars at a glance

Coming Events

upon invitation only

stars Switzerland alumni chapter meeting
Competition Without Catastrophe: Can the US and China Both Challenge and Coexist With Each Other? And What Does That Mean For Business?
HUANG Jing, Chief Strategist and Vice Chairman, Academic Committee, Grandview Institution, Beijing, China
6 November 2019, 11.30-14.00
Au Premier, Zurich Main Station

stars Switzerland alumni chapter meeting
CEO Succession Management in Times of Complexity
Frank HECKNER, Consultant, Egon Zehnder International, Zurich, Switzerland
26 November 2019, 11.30-14.00
WIDDER Hotel, Rennweg 4, Zurich