Christian Gyger (Chairman of the Board of Directors of Viva Group AG) It’s all about providing effective support for people in challenging situations. This is what motivates us.
Roland Brun (Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Viva Group AG) More and more, services are concentrated in central hospitals. That requires new approaches to providing care in individual regions.
B It began with Solviva, a family-owned business. We have always been active in the traditional nursing home sector; today we are focusing more on specialized care.
B It is family-focused, innovative, and solution-oriented.
G Our family of companies is making a lot of changes; we are designing and operating new kinds of healthcare centers, and we are growing rapidly. We are looking to add 150 employees by 2025.
B Many service providers in the healthcare system operate in silos. We are seeking service-related and infrastructural synergies with other provides.
G It’s not about competition. Our specialized care services fill existing gaps in the care sector, and we have the internal expertise needed to build and operate healthcare centers.
B I began my career in the healthcare sector, and was involved in organizational and management consulting, then in site and market development.
G I completed an apprenticeship in banking. After earning a degree in economics, I joined the family business. I took over as its head in 2010.
B The term doesn’t simply refer to the family that founded the company. We see ourselves as an enterprise that embraces family values.
G Hierarchies are of little significance. We attach great importance to trust, fairness, and creative freedom.
B Generational change. Willi Gyger died suddenly in a cycling accident. We have kept his spirit alive, while still taking the company in a new direction.
G I would wish for greater appreciation of the healthcare profession. It’s a wonderful profession.
B Dealing with the rapid growth we’re currently experiencing.
G Finding employees.
B A partner for innovative healthcare solutions.
B It will have built two or three more institutions, and doubled the number of beds and employees.
G Despite our growth, we will have maintained our values and remained true to our philosophy.