Patricia Jacob is the Swiss National Chairman for European Management Assistants (EUMA), a non-profit association for PAs with members from 26 countries throughout Europe. Patricia is French citizen and moved to Germany in 1980 to improve her language skills, after graduating as a trilingual secretary. She stayed in Germany and worked as Executive Assistant in various industries, before recently moving to Switzerland, where she works as PA to the CEO of a large company. Patricia is convinced that excellent organisation and language skills are essential for developing the career of Executive Assistants. She is fluent in four languages and plans to add more in the next future.