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Alumni News - Week Ending February 4, 2018
February 09, 2018
In this week's 32 alumni headlines, Alex Gu is announced as Medtronic's SVP and President of its Greater China Region; Daniel Martínez-Valle is announced as Mexichem’s CEO; Charlie Nunn is named CEO of  Retail Banking and Wealth Management at HSBC; Stephen Nolan is named as Esterline’s CFO; and many more.


Johan Åkerblom (STO, STH 03-07) joins AS Citadele Banka as CFO (read more)

Mariano Belinky (MAD, NYO 08-14) and Vanessa Colella (SVO 01-08) on Institutional Investor Magazine's list of top 40 in fintech (read more)

Gennaro Bisesti (ROM 07-14) named COO of Europ Assistance Italia (read more – in Italian)

Neil Bradford (LON 95-97) joins board of Forrester Research (read more)

Daniel Chavez (DAL 99-01) and his online healthy lifestyle company, VIVRI, profiled in Mundo Ejecutivo (read more – in Spanish)

Sarah Dahlgren, current Partner in New York, to join Wells Fargo in March as Head of Regulatory Relations (read more)

Florentin Döring (ZRH, NYO 95-01) and Ariba Tanvir (HOU, NJE, LOX 99-01, 03-07), co-founders of ASMANA Wellness Center Firenze, profiled in La Repubblica (read more – in Italian)

Vaibhav Doshi's (DBB, DBI 08-14) one-stop-shop online renting platform RentSher aims to make renting products easy (read more)

Jacques Galvani (PAR 97-02) named President of French nonprofit Le Club XXIe Siècle for two-year term (read more – in French)

Medtronic announces Alex Gu (SHA 00-02) as SVP and President of its Greater China Region (read more)

Christopher Hoffmann (BER, NYO 01-07) named CFO of European rating agency Scope Group (read more – in German)

Matt Ibbetson (SCA, OCO, LAN, LON 07-13) promoted to Principal at Ridgemont Equity Partners (read more)

Florian Jansen
(DUS, BER 05-11) to become General Director of Lamoda on March 1 (read more – in Russian)

Cory Klippsten (NYO 05-06) joins Board of Advisors of Millennium Blockchain Inc. (read more)

Dirk Markus (HAM, SVO, FIR 95-00), CEO of Aurelius, speaks about company’s goals, challenges (read more – in German)

Mexichem announces Daniel Martínez-Valle (MAD 99-00) as CEO (read more)

Deepak Nath (HOU 00-02) joins Siemens Healthineers as President, Laboratory Diagnostics (read more)

Esterline names Stephen Nolan (STA, BOS 97-01) CFO (read more)

Laurent Nordin (PAR, DBI 95-17) joins new pan-European private equity firm Capital D as Partner (read more)

HSBC names Charlie Nunn (LLL 06-11) CEO, Retail Banking and Wealth Management (read more)

Ralf Otto (STU 13-18) named COO of Rentschler Biopharma SE (read more)

Rob Rosiello (CLE, NYO, LON, STA 84-15) joins Flagship Pioneering as Executive Partner and COO (read more)

Iskandar Samar (KLA 08-13), CEO of OTT business at Malaysia's media company Astro, launches subscription-based OTT service (read more)

Markus Schürch (ZRH 99-04) named CFO of BELIMO Holding AG, effective January 1, 2019 (read more)

Peter Sommerness (MIN 98-02, 15-18) joins Respicardia as CEO (read more)

Jimmy Soni
's (CHI 08-10) book "A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age" is winner of Neumann Prize for the History of Mathematics (read more)

Steven Sugarman (LAN 00-03) founds The Capital Corps, aims to expand access to prime capital for non-traditional borrowers; is also named Senior Adviser and Chief Counsel of National Diversity Coalition (read more here and here)

Åsa Tamsons, current Partner in Stockholm, to join Ericsson as SVP and Head of Business Area Emerging Business and a member of Executive Team, effective April 1 (read more)

Jorge Wagner (BAI, SAO 98-02) retires as CEO of Votorantim Spain; appointed as director of Votorantim’s subsidiary Shree Digvijay Cement (read more)

Assaf Wand (NYO 04-04, 05-06), founder and CEO of insurtech managing general agency Hippo: traditional homeowners’ policy questions outdated (read more – subscription required)

Rebecca Wei (SHA, HKO 99-10), President for Asia at Christie's, profiled on CNBC (read more

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