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Alumni News -- Week ending May 20, 2018
May 25, 2018
In this week's alumni headlines, Michael O'Connor is named Co-President of Aon; Ralph Heck is elected to the Supervisory Board of Klöckner & Co. SE; and many more.

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

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Heather Bell (TOR, LOK, LON, LOX 97-07), SVP and Global Head of Digital and Analytics at Sanofi, to be honored with leadership award on June 12 (read more)

Vittorio Colao (MIL 86-96) to step down as CEO of Vodafone in October (read more)

David Edelman (BOS 08-16), CMO at Aetna, discusses with Forbes his new role and McKinsey's influence on his career (read more)

Andreas Fruth (MUN 07-12), CEO of Global Savings Group, presents at Startup Grind Munich (watch here and here)

Ozan Gursel (HOU, DAL 99-12, 16-16) named executive managing director of Riveron Consulting’s Dallas office (read more)

Patrick Halde (12-14, 16-18) joins Vention as VP, Business Development (read more)

Ralph Heck (DUS 82-16) elected to Supervisory Board of Klöckner & Co. SE (read more)

Chris Hegarty (ZRH, ZUL, SIB 97-02) joins ANCA as Group CEO (read more)

Sheila Hooda (CHI 87-89) discusses what boards should do to keep pace with changing tech landscape on "Inside America's Boardrooms," and discusses disruptions boards face in podcast "Board Governance of the Future – Refocus and Renewal" (listen here and here)

Ayman Ismail (SDL 00-04) of The American University in Cairo's School of Business: Egypt has huge potential for fintech opportunities (read more)

Rob Jesudason (AMS, FIR, LON, LOX 98-02) departs Commonwealth Bank of Australia to join as Group President and COO (read more)

Jarred Kennedy (ATL, LON, LOX 00-07) joins board of United Friends of the Children (read more)

Greg Licholai (FIR, BOS 99-99, 10-14) named Chief Medical Information Officer at PRA Health (read more)

Michael O'Connor (CHI 97-08) named Co-President of Aon (read more)

Odd Sverre Østlie (LSL, OSL 01-01, 03-06) joins Pexip as CEO (read more)

Nathan Sanders (FIR, BOS, SVO) named COO at Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV) (read more)

Stephan Sturm (DUS 89-91), CEO of Fresenius, interviewed by Süddeutsche Zeitung (read more – in German, subscription required)

Nick Swyka (HOU 08-11) named SVP, CFO at Select Energy Services (read more)

Francesca Toninato (MIL, VER 00-09), CEO of 7 For All Mankind International, speaker at Fashion Innovation Week in March (read more)

Burton Tripathi (NYO 01-03) joins TrueVision Systems as CEO (read more)

Lia Winograd (BOG 13-15), co-founder of brassiere company Pepper, is one of 16 NYU startup teams to participate in 2018 Summer Startup Sprint (read more)

Mei Ye (SHA 03-13) appointed as Advisor to Rhodes Trustees (read more)

Marc Zornes's (LON 09-13) company Winnow "on a mission to combat the hospitality industry’s $100bn food-waste crisis": The Guardian (read more)


Susan Boyle (CLE, NYO 76-85) dies at 69 (read more)

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