About Anne-Sophie Spérisen
Born in Bienne, although she considers herself three-quarters from Jura, Anne-Sophie Spérisen is 54 and has been running SOLO Swiss SA since 2001. She took over from her father.
There are around 80 employees working in Porrentruy (in Jura) and some 20 others spread across the branches in Bienne and France. This adds up to around 100 employees – or 150 including China.
Before SOLO, Anne-Sophie Spérisen, who has a Masters in Economics from the University of Neuchâtel, worked in industrial marketing for an automotive subcontracting company in Detroit in the United States, before holding various positions in finance and controlling at different industrial companies in Switzerland.
The company boss is a member of a non-parliamentary committee in Berne, the PME Forum, and the non-executive board of SERV (Swiss export risk insurance). Finally, she is a member of the French-speaking committee of Swissmem (umbrella association for SMEs and large companies in the Swiss industry for machines, electrical equipment and metals - known as the MEM industry - and associated technical sectors) and also of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Jura (CCIJ).