In this week's 32 alumni headlines, Zurich Insurance Group appoints Florence Tondu-Mélique as CEO of its French operations; Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos appoints Jeffrey Helbling as his technical advisor; Expedia appoints Chelsea Clinton to its board; KBC Group names David Moucheron CEO of K&H Bank and Country CEO for Hungary; News Corp Australia appoints Siobhan McKenna as Group Director, Broadcasting; Lincoln Financial Group names Raj Chakraborty its Chief Digital Officer; Leonardo S.p.A. will name Alessandro Profumo as its new chief executive; Nordea Bank AB elects Lars Wollung to its board of directors; Slack Technologies adds Square CFO Sarah Friar as its first independent board member; and more. Read More..
Three alumni from different sectors and geographies are among this year's class of Young Global Leaders (YGLs). Read More..
Anna believes a few things to be true. First, continuous, progressive workforce participation is central to career advancement. Second, the demands of home and family aren't compatible with traditional workforce participation, and women tend to bear the consequences. Third, structuring jobs in ways that allow continuity and care to coexist is part of a formula that can keep women on the path to career advancement. That is the mission of Werk, the New York-based marketplace helping top companies re-imagine the structure of employment and connecting them with talented women looking for work flexibility. Read More..
In this week's 39 alumni headlines, Abertis appoints António Viana-Baptista as an independent director; American University appoints Susan Rice, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, as a Distinguished Visiting Research Fellow in the School of International Service; Esprit appoints Dieter Messner as General Manager, Germany; Warner Bros. Consumer Products names John Louie its Senior Vice President, International; AFK Sistema reelects Mikhail Shamolin as President and Chairman; Bank Zachodni WBK appoints Arkadiusz Przybył to its management board; and more. Read More..
In this week's 42 alumni headlines, Bridgewater Associates names David McCormick its co-CEO; Chase Merchant Services names Valeria Strappa its Chief Administrative Officer; Fiesta Restaurant Group appoints Stacey Rauch as non-executive Chairman; South Korea's Incheon National University names Chankeun Lee its new Vice-Chancellor; Walker & Dunlop appoints Michael Warren to its board; Infrastructure Toronto names Ehren Cory President and CEO; Aurecon appoints Alex Wonhas as global managing director for its energy and resources business; and more. Read More..
In this week's 35 headlines, Credit Suisse names Iñigo Mendoza its new Head of Private Banking, India; Fairfax Media appoints Mickie Rosen to its Board as a Non-Executive Director; Graham Bradley joins GrainCorp as Chairman; Shutterfly, Inc. names Will Lansing Chairman of the Board; State Street Global Advisors promotes Cyrus Taraporevala to an expanded role; William Demant Holding A/S appoints Niels Christiansen its new Chairman of the Board; and more. Read More..
In this week's 32 alumni headlines, Xiaomi promotes Manu Jain to Global Vice President; Diebold Nixdorf names Jürgen Wunram COO; Pare Bem Estacionamentos names Fernando Andrade its new CFO; Rexel adds Agnès Touraine as an Independent Director to its Board of Directors; International Meal Company (IMC) appoints Newton Maia as CEO; Children's Hospital of Philadelphia hires Matthew Bayley as SVP and Chief Strategy Officer; Texas Instruments elects Todd Bluedorn to its board; and more. Read More..
In this week's 38 alumni headlines, the Bank of England names Charlotte Hogg its Deputy Governor for markets and banking; Yum China appoints Joey Wat as President and COO; KeyBank names Jamie Warder as Head of Business Banking; Baloise appoints Matthias Henny as its Chief Investment Officer; DHL Supply Chain names Karsten Schwarz CEO for Germany, Austria, and Switzerland; Northrop Grumman appoints Stan Crow CEO for Japan; two alums are named to Forbes' '30 Under 30' list for India; and more. Read More..
Former Senior Partner and Japanese organizational theorist Ken Ohmae – hailed by the Financial Times as "Japan's only management guru" – recently brought 81 Japanese CEOs and Presidents to Silicon Valley for a week to learn all about innovation and startups. There he teamed up with former Global Managing Partner (and longtime friend) Fred Gluck for an afternoon hosted by Gluck's company CytomX, giving the visitors a unique insight into how innovation happens at the grassroots level. Our discussion with them ranges from their 40-year friendship to post-retirement entrepreneurship. Read More..
Lisa is the co-creator and executive producer of the much-talked-about fantasy drama, Westworld, which received a Golden Globe nomination for best television drama series. Creative writing had long been a passion of hers, but her ideas about what constituted a “respectable life” might have kept her on a very different path. In a feature in Cosmopolitan, Lisa chronicles the journey that took her from management consulting and law school to the creative halls of HBO. Read More..