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Alumni News - Week Ending September 10, 2017
September 15, 2017
In this week's 31 alumni headlines, Visa names Charlotte Hogg as its CEO for Europe; Yves Leduc is appointed to Transcontinental Inc.'s board of directors; Santander UK appoints current Deputy CEO Javier San Felix to its board; Mickey Kim is named an SVP at Inova; Sandra Boss is reappointed to the UK's Prudential Regulation Committee; and many more. 


Wura Abiola (NYO, LON 96-99) appointed non-executive director at Nigeria-based glassware manufacturer Beta Glass plc (read more)

Scott Beardsley (NYO, BRU 89-15), Dean of Darden School of Business at University of Virginia, reacts to Charlottesville white supremacist rally: "We define ourselves by inclusion . . . it was shocking" (read more)

UK Government re-appoints Sandra Boss (NYO, BOS, LON 94-14) to Prudential Regulation Committee (read more)

Alice Breeden (LOA, LOK, LON 02-14) joins Heidrick & Struggles as Partner in Leadership Consulting Practice (read more)

Microsoft Italy names Silvia Candiani (MIL 93-98) Managing Director (read more – in Italian)

Fabio Carsenzuola (MIL 04-10) named CEO of insurer Europ Assistance Italia (read more)

Novartis names Peter Catalino (LAN, LON, SHA 04-10) global business franchise head for cardio-metabolic medicines (read more – subscription required) 

Vincent Champain (PAR 09-11), Head of GE Digital Foundry in Paris, discusses GE Digital's goals (read more – in French)

David Court
(NYO, TOR, CHI, LON, MEL, DAL 83-16) named to advisory board of new Toronto-based AI enterprise SaaS company (read more)

Damien de Bettignies (BRU 04-04, 06-07) promoted to Partner at Apax France (read more)

Ted Dezvane
(NYO, NJE 98-05) named Global Head, Managed Document Services Business Group at Xerox (read more)

Lee Dranikoff (NYO 96-03) joins board of nonprofit Colon Cancer Alliance (read more)

Africa-based Jumia Travel names Joe Falter (LON, LOA 08-10) its new CEO (read more)

Profile of Jason Goldlist (TOR 07-09), General Manager at Canadian fintech company Wealthsimple (read more)

'Inspirational Women' interview with Caroline Hofmann (LOA, LON NYO 07-17), COO of investment platform Republic (read more)

Visa names Charlotte Hogg (DCO 94-01) CEO for Europe, effective October 1 (read more)

Forbes profiles Tobin Ireland (LON 92-94, 97-99), co-founder and CEO of network data monetization company Smartpipe (read more)

Cassandra Kelly (AUO 97-98) joins board of global software company LiveTiles (read more)

Inova names Mickey Kim (SEO, NJE 99-02) SVP, Research and Commercialization (read more)

Can Kisagun (ISB 11-14) co-founds and is Chief Product Officer at Enigma Catalyst, a Bay Area data-driven cryptocurrency investment platform (read more)

Transcontinental Inc. appoints Yves Leduc (MON 94-98) to board of directors (read more)

Bill McIntosh (LON 12-15) joins Peregrine Communications as a director (read more)

Deepak Mishra (LLL, LON 01-14) joins board of wind turbine company Senvion SA (read more)

Felix Papier (COL 08-10) named Dean of Academic Programs at ESSEC Business School (read more)

John Richards (DCO, NYO 76-81) named CEO of fitness-oriented cruise line Blue World Voyages (read more)

Santander UK
appoints Deputy CEO Javier San Felix (MAD, SYD 91-93, 95-04) to its board (read more)

Shireen Santosham (DCO 07-07, 09-11), Chief Innovation officer for the City of San Jose, to speak at Watermark Conference for Women Silicon Valley in February 2018 (read more)

Steve Silverman (DCO 15-17) joins trade association Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) as VP, Technology and Regulatory Affairs (read more)

Brad Stulberg
(DCO 08-10), author of new book on achieving peak performance, publishes article in New York Times: "Maybe We All Need a Little Less Balance" (read more)

Abhi Taneja (SDL, NYB, NJB), Senior Director of Google Assistant, explains the product in blog post (read more)

Bin Yu (STA 01-03) joins asset manager Neuberger Berman as a portfolio manager (read more)

James Callier
(CHI, HOU 66-68, 75-77) dies at 82 (read more)

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