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Alumni News - Week Ending November 19, 2017
November 22, 2017
In this week's 15 alumni headlines, Deutsche Börse names Theodor Weimer as its new CEO; Shrey Viranna is chosen as Life Healthcare’s new CEO; the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria appoints Peter Sands as its new Executive Director; and many more.


5 alumni named to U.S.-based Forbes '30 Under 30' lists for 2018: Shirley Chen (NYO, 09-12), Founder, Narrativ; Sam French (NYO 10-15), Head of Strategy & Business Development at A24; Jeet Guram (ATL, DAL 14-17), Senior Advisor to the Administrator at Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); Saheb Sabharwal (HOU, 11-14), Vice President, CSL Capital Management; and Lauren Salz (MIO 11-12), Co-founder, (read more)

Peter Chu (TAI, HKO 02-04), Co-head, Asia Pacific TMT investment banking at Morgan Stanley, named as one of Hong Kong's top TMT bankers (read more)

Borje Ekholm (STO 88-92), President and CEO of Ericsson, plans to continue making major investments in R&D (read more)

Gabriela Garcia (SAP 01-06) joins Latin American sports and lifestyle online retailer Netshoes as Chief Business Transformation Officer (read more)

Hesam Hosseini (TOB 06-08) named CEO of Match Group's Match and Match Affinity Brands (read more)

Ichiro Kawanabe (TOK 96-96, 97-00), CEO of Nihon Kotsu, Tokyo's biggest taxi company, pushes taxis' evolution (read more)

Profile of French startup Legalstart, co-founded by Stéphane Le Viet (NYO 04-05) (read more – in French)

Sheela Maini Søgaard (COP 00-02), CEO of architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group, discusses the firm's creative culture at Fast Company Innovation Festival (read more)

Ananth Narayanan (FIR, CLE, SHA, CHI, CHN 99-15), CEO of Myntra, discusses what he took away from his career at McKinsey (read more)

Boston Globe profiles Tracy Palandjian (NYO 93-97), founder and CEO of Boston-based Social Finance, Inc. (read more – subscription required)

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria names Peter Sands (LON, LLL 88-02) new Executive Director (read more)

Glenn Tobin (FIR, BOS, BRU, ECX, DCO 89-98) joins board of community healthcare solutions company CPSI (read more)

Life Healthcare names Shrey Viranna (JOH 01-13) its new CEO, effective February 2018 (read more)

Deutsche Börse appoints Theodor Weimer (DUS 88-95) as its new CEO (read more)

Brad Whitehead (CLE 82-02), President of Cleveland, Ohio-based Fund for Our Economic Future, discusses the organization's scope, successes, and goals (read more

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