Heinrich Handschin, personal growth
The hiring of the young Jakob Wirz proved to be a great success. Under his management the Handschin firm emerged as an extremely profitable large enterprise. The financial statement for the year of 1882 was the best the firm had ever seen, thus Heinrich Handschin gave Wirz a bonus of sfr. 5,000.00 and promoted him to general manager.
"Heinrich Handschin: Relief,"
Swiss American Historical Society Review: Vol. 45
, Article 9.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/sahs_review/vol45/iss2/9