Switzerland

Expertise in IT, engineering & life sciences

AKKA in Switzerland specializes in the IT, engineering and life sciences sectors, providing services to businesses within Switzerland’s main industrial fields including watchmaking, banking, luxury goods, pharmaceuticals, aeronautics, and transportation.

With its engineering and life science practices, AKKA Switzerland continues to provide its services throughout the entire product life cycles, from R&D through industrialization, process definition and optimization, and covers Switzerland’s main fields of business: luxury goods and watchmaking, aeronautics, rail, life science, and banking and financial services.

Key dates

— 2005

Creation of AKKA Switzerland.

— 2008

AKKA reaches 100 consultants in Switzerland.

— 2015

AKKA has two active branches in Geneva and Zurich.

— 2017

AKKA acquires the company Edelway, a fintech and life science consulting company and now employs more than 150 consultants.

Bérenger Martin

Managing Director

Valentina Lenza

HR Director

Thibaut Yven

Head of Learning Experience

Key figures

Including functional people

150

Staff

And placed for key clients

> 1,000

Professionals recruited

‘’ In Switzerland, we have been uniquely able to deliver AKKA’s global range of world-class offerings with a tailored approach to the local market. We work as naturally here with watchmakers and financial services firms as we do with aerospace and automotive leaders globally. ‘’

Bérenger Martin

Switzerland Managing Director

Top customers

BOBST
BOMBARDIER
CELGENE
CREDIT MUTUEL
FIRMENISH
GE HEALTHCARE
LA VAUDOISE ASSURANCE
LIEBHERR
JET AVIATION
JP MORGAN
MERCK & SERONO
TAKEDA
BOBST
BOMBARDIER
CELGENE
CREDIT MUTUEL
FIRMENISH
GE HEALTHCARE
LA VAUDOISE ASSURANCE
LIEBHERR
JET AVIATION
JP MORGAN
MERCK & SERONO
TAKEDA

Recruitment and placement for key clients

Building on our access to a pan-European database with more than 100,000 candidates, AKKA has placed more than 1,000 professionals into roles for our Swiss clients. Key placements include a Head of Infrastructure for a top 3 global Pharma company, a CIO for global retail leader, a CISO for a leading chemical manufacturer, a team of 17+ .NET developers for a top tier global bank, and support for a top-three global bank CRM activities with more than 15 Sybase Transact SQL developers contracted over a three-year period.