Andros is a century old family-owned company from the southwest of France, specialized in fruits and dairy products as well as frozen desserts and confectioneries. Andros’ story began in 1910 with a small fruit and nut business, set in the verdant fruit region of Le Lot in France. Today, our products are sold all around the world in more than 100 countries, but we are still a family true to our roots. Andros family in Switzerland is a team of 19, based in Nyon (Vaud) since 1995 and managing:
- the Andros and Bonne Maman brands
- creating private label brands
- providing professional fruit ingredients for gastronomy experts
Interview of Julien Rameau, Marketing Director of ANDROS Switzerland, regarding their partnership with the FSR
CANAL+ Switzerland has existed for more than 18 years and belongs to the CANAL+ Group, leader in the broadcasting of premium and thematic channels along with the distribution of pay-TV offerings.
The CANAL+ Group broadcasts six premium channels with modern, entertaining and committed programmes. It offers a unique format of universal channel, including cinema, sport, news, fiction, documentary and entertainment.The Group is also a reference player in the free-to-air television with its three French channels - D8, D17, iTélé - and its advertising sales house.Moreover, with STUDIOCANAL, the CANAL+ Group is a European leader in the production and distribution of cinema films and television series.
DHL Express is part of the DHL company. It is one of the biggest mail delivery and logistics companies in the world. The subsidiary DHL "Express” transports urgent documents and goods door to door in a timely and reliable fashion in more than 220 countries.
Its objective is to simplify its clients’ life and to facilitate their success as well as that of their own employees and investors. The Swiss Rugby Union is excited about its association with DHL “Express” Switzerland.
Interview of Mr Hans Maute and Mrs Doris Maute Bobillier, MAVALA SA, regarding their partnership with the FSR:
“We are a Swiss family-owned company manufacturing cosmetics, sold in Switzerland and around the world for 60 years. We imagine, develop and manufacture everything in Geneva, in our own laboratories, and we market our products under the brand MAVALA, which emblematic colours are red and white!”
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Interview of Michele Borri, Head of Global Brand of VIFOR CONSUMER HEALTH SA, regarding their partnership with the FSR:
"Perskindol® is the Iconic Swiss Topical Pain Relief Brand. Its unique formula combining analgesics and thermotherapy provides effective pain relief for all sorts of locomotive pains. Our medicines have little to no side effects and are ideal for treating acute and everyday pain. Furthermore, our yellow classic line is ideal for faster regeneration of strained muscles and our products are not on the doping list.
Our Brand has been into sports since the very beginning, sponsoring all sorts of sports clubs and working closely with physiotherapists to develop the best products.
Today we are one of the leading brands in our category; the Swiss very well know our original flame logo and color codes; healthcare professionals recommend our products regularly not only for the athletes, but for everyone in need of pain relief.
We are part of the Galenica group the leading healthcare provider in Switzerland and manage our brand from our office in Geneva. We produce most of our products in Villars-sur-Glâne (Fribourg) and export our brand to over 30 countries worldwide."
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Yona Lee Design studio is a multicultural design agency in Lausanne with a partner studio in New York. They specialize in branding, corporate identity, advertising, motion graphics, as well as web design and mobile apps. Over the years, they've created works that won international awards and recognition, but most importantly, made their growing number of clients happy.
David Nicaise, Director of Oval Sport:
"Oval Sport exists for 5 years. At Oval Sport, rugby is a passion and the team master a lot of skills around rugby, service and commerce. Our main customers are distributed on three axes, the fashion (in shop), the players (amateurs or professionals) and the clubs. Our main advantage is that we prefer quality to quantity and that we accompany our customers as close as possible to their needs. We designed an offer around the brand Kappa, a centennial brand, created in 1916. To date, Kappa is a major supplier of the Top14 in France and is delighted to equip via its representative Oval Sport, the Swiss Rugby Union."
Mairi Willis, Founder & President of Peerspoint SA:
“peerspoint, blockchain for sport, is very proud to start a long-term relationship with the Swiss Rugby Union and we look forward to launching the first fully digitized federation of the world throughout the upcoming seasons. Due to the large scope of the project and the size of the Swiss Rugby Union, the entire solution will be implemented in multiple phases over the coming months and seasons.”
Sébastien Offroy, director of S2O SPORT :
"S2O SPORT is a travel agency dedicated to sports teams in the organization of their sport trip : performance trip, travel on competition, festive stays at the end of the season… We know perfectly the needs of the sportsmen, the stakes of the travel for which we are responsible and the importance of the environment and comfort in the progress and the performance. 10 years of experience at the service of amateurs as well as the biggest pros have allowed us to acquire a know-how, a network and a rare efficiency. Based in Geneva, we are managing sport travel around the world for clubs / federations from all over Europe (mainly Swiss, French, Belgium and UK through our sister agency near London) and we are involved with all kind of team sport even if our notoriety has mainly acquired with the rugbymen and the swimmers."
Interview of Fiona MacGregor, Head of Western Switzerland:
"Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment company, was launched in Switzerland in August 2017. The head office is located in Dübendorf and comprises 14 team members, with a branch located in Montreux that opened in March 2018.
Ticketmaster is the global ticketing leader with more than 530 million primary tickets processed annually in 30 countries. The arrival will see Swiss fans and artists gain access to Ticketmaster’s world class service and innovative technology and will introduce greater levels of service and choice in the ticketing market while providing fans seamless access to Ticketmaster’s worldwide marketplace of events..."
The Swiss Rugby Federation has been a member of World Rugby (ex IRB) since 1988. World Rugby is the international governing body for the sport of rugby, responsible for the organisation of the rugby world cup, the junior rugby championship, the 7’s world cup, the IRB Sevens World Series, the Pacific nations Cup, and many other events.
Switzerland has been affiliated to Rugby Europe (formerly FIRA-AER: Fédération International de Rugby Amateur - European Association of Rugby) since 1974. Under the authority of the IRB, Rugby Europe organises the European Nations Cup, the European championship in the U18, U20, and Sevens Categories, and the Seven’s Grand Prix Series.
Swiss Olympic is at the same time the national Olympic committee of Switzerland and the key association of Swiss Sports Federations, which represents both Olympic and non-Olympic disciplines. It finances the Swiss anti-doping foundation which supplies services on mandate of Swiss Olympic and the federal office of sport, with the aim of contributing to fight against doping fight in sport.
Rugby will be re-introduced into the Programme of the Olympic Games in 2016, making its first appearance in Rio, with a Men's and Women's Sevens Tournament.
“Youth & Sport” is the federal organisation which promotes sports to young people. All of our coaches and instructors have followed a specialised education in the field of rugby with “Youth & Sport” and are certified through the programme. Our coaches and instructors have the obligation to complete a continuing education programme to keep up-to-date in order to participate in championships and tournaments.
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