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Alumni News -- Week ending March 18, 2018
March 23, 2018
In this week's 26 alumni headlines, Vani Venkatesh is named CMO at Bharti Airtel; Trish Mosconi joins Synchrony Financial as EVP, Business Strategy & Development; Karl Walsh joins Pandora A/S as Chief Digital Officer and SVP of eCommerce; and more.

All headlines for the week appear below in alphabetical order by the alum's last name.

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Claudia Arney (LON 92-94) named a non-executive director at Kingfisher plc, effective November 1 (read more)

Tom Barton (DI, DV, DCO SVO, SFO 90-96) named CEO of enterprise cloud platforms provider Tintri (read more)

Goetz Bendele (BER, HAM 00-09) named CEO of LPKF Laser & Electronics AG (read more)

Laszlo Bock (STA 99-03), former SVP of People Operations at Google, profiled in Chief Executive (read more)

Tim Carl (CLE 01-02), Managing Director at Knights Bridge Winery & Vineyards, pens piece for Napa Valley Register: "Napa Valley’s limited role in China’s wine growth" (read more)

Rui Diniz (LIS 96-10) speaks about impact of adopted son at launch of Lisbon's Inclusive Community Forum - Center of Leadership for Impact (read more – in Portuguese)

Richard Foster (NYO 73-04) joins Advisory Board of GPU database developer SQream Technologies (read more)

Lisa Frazier (MIN, NYO, SFO 00-10) named non-exec director at OFX Group Limited (read more)

Markus Hamm (COL 96-04) to become CEO of German inpatient care provider Schön Klinik (read more – in German)

Leigh Jasper's (XIA 98-00) Aconex sale to Oracle for AUD$1.6B approved at shareholders’ meeting (read more)

Claude Kurzo (ZRH, DBI 05-12) named Swiss head of JP Morgan Asset Management (read more)

Vargha Moayed (MON 94-99) joins enterprise Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software company UiPath as Chief Strategy Officer (read more)

Trish Mosconi (STA, NYO 99-10) joins Synchrony Financial as EVP, Business Strategy & Development (read more)

Lavanya Nalli (CHI 10-10, 11-13), Vice Chairperson of Nalli Group of Companies, aims to double company's footprint (read more)

Anita Ngai (NYO, HKO 07-11) joins travel-booking platform Klook as Chief Revenue Officer (read more)

Alli Phillips (DCO 05-09) joins social enterprise company Pairin as COO and CFO (read more)

Dr. Heather Preston (NYO 97-02) joins Oxford BioMedica as non-exec director (read more)

Rohit Singh (FIR, NYO 99-02) founds and leads Kashi Capital, an NBFC (Non-Banking Finance Corporation) registered by the Reserve Bank of India (read more)

Gordon Stuart (LON 92-98) named CFO of software company Unit4 (read more)

Katrin Suder (COL, BER 00-14) steps down as Secretary of State at Germany's Ministry of Defense (read more)

Yuri Tomikawa (NJE 12-14) founds and leads to simplify process of connecting clients to mental health professionals (read more)

Carien van der Laan (AMS 80-83), McKinsey’s first female consultant in the Netherlands, interviewed by Rotterdam School of Management (read more)

Vani Venkatesh (MUM, DEL 03-12) named CMO at Bharti Airtel (read more)

Karl Walsh (NJE 07-11) joins Pandora A/S as Chief Digital Officer, SVP of eCommerce (read more)

Dorothea Wenzel (FRA 95-00) named Head of Controlling and Strategy of Merck's Performance Materials unit (read more

Rob Yanker (ATL, MEL 86-13) named an independent director at Bemis Company (read more)


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