Richemont-major shareholder: billionaire upset the Swiss with vaccination

In Switzerland to run the vaccination against Covid-19 slow. There is a lack of vaccine, in order to provide the elderly and high-risk patients, the First in th

Richemont-major shareholder: billionaire upset the Swiss with vaccination

In Switzerland to run the vaccination against Covid-19 slow. There is a lack of vaccine, in order to provide the elderly and high-risk patients, the First in the series, quickly. In addition, a number of cantons do not get the Online login programs to Run properly. This makes for annoyance in the population.

John knight

a correspondent for politics and business in Switzerland.

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the greater the indignation, therefore, is that it has given to an individual citizen special treatment. The South African billionaire Johann Rupert has, except for the series prematurely in the Canton of Thurgau to vaccinate. The 70-year-old entrepreneur is a major shareholder and Chairman of the Board of the Geneva luxury goods group Richemont, including brands such as Cartier, Montblanc, Piaget, Dunhill and Jaeger-LeCoultre. In addition, Rupert is involved indirectly instrumental in the Swiss Hirslanden private hospital group, which scored with its 17 hospitals with a turnover of 1.8 billion Swiss francs.

Exactly, and I have used the second richest South Africans, whose fortune Forbes magazine estimated at $ 5.2 billion, now, to quickly get the coveted vaccine. Hirslanden conducts on behalf of the cantonal government of Thurgau the vaccination campaign. The vaccination centre in women's field has started in mid-January the operation. Even before the official launch, Rupert, has his domicile in the Canton of Geneva, and not in the Canton of Thurgau, the dose administered got.

Updated Date: 02 February 2021, 13:19

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