Employment Agreement for Senior Employee

Swiss Template in English

On this page, we provide you with an overview of the most important aspects of an Employment Agreement for Senior Employee in Switzerland, including the elements to be taken into account when drawing up the agreement.

Subsequently, we will provide you with a legally compliant template of an Employment Agreement for Senior Employee under Swiss law.

Use an Employment Agreement for Senior Employee if ...

… you want to hire a senior executive

… you want to provide the executive with an attractive package while protecting your business and know-how from the competition

Key Points included in an Employment Agreement for Senior Employee:

What is an Employment Agreement for Senior Employee?

Under an employment agreement for a senior employee, a company hires an employee with top level responsibilities. These can range from the general management of the company to heading one of its division. 

Besides the basis salary, the remuneration package often includes a performance-based salary and/or the participation in a long term incentive plan, typically through the grant of options or shares. The employer will strive to retain its senior executive, while it also wants to make sure that crucial know-how and business information will not be shared with the competition in case of the executive’s departure. 

When drafting the employment agreement, the employer must thus find the right balance between providing an attractive package to its executive and protecting its business beyond the end of the employment relationship, for example through non-compete/non-solicit restrictions and confidentiality obligations.   

Legally compliant template of an Employment Agreement for Senior Employee

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