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Alumni News -- Week ending June 24, 2018
June 29, 2018
In this week's alumni headlines, Kathryn Fagg is named Chairwoman of Boral; Attila Végh is named CEO of Capio AB; Olivier Theulle is named Director of Operations and Information Systems at Fnac Darty; Christian Dreyer is named Chairman at Aurelius Equity Opportunities; Pradeep Parameswaran is promoted to Head of India and South Asia at Uber; Prashant Gupta is named CEO of Emaar India; and many more. 

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


7 alumni honored as top CEOs in Glassdoor’s 2018 Employees’ Choice Awards: Richard Flint (LON 97-99) of Sky Betting & Gaming; James Gorman (MEL, NYO 85-99) of Morgan Stanley; Hubert Joly (PAR, SFO, NYO 82-96) of Best Buy; Sundar Pichai (SVO 01-01, 02-04) of Google; Robert Reffkin (NYO 00-02) of Compass; Marcus Ryu (NYO 98-00) of Guidewire; and Dan Springer (SFO, SLL, PNW 90-98) of DocuSign (read more)

Rahul Arya (BRU 08-10) joins Artefact as partner and head of consulting for MENA (read more)

Anna Auerbach (BOS 05-07), co-founder and co-CEO at WERK, co-authors article for Harvard Business Review: "96% of U.S. Professionals Say They Need Flexibility, but Only 47% Have It" (read more)

Shirley Chen's (NYO 09-09, 10-12) sustainable digital architecture startup Narrativ named a 2018 World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer (read more here and here)

Steven Denning (NYO, SFO 78-80) to join board of trustees for Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (read more)

Vaibhav Doshi's (DBB, DBI 08-14) RentSher raises USD$1.1m (read more)

Christian Dreyer (DUS 89-91) named Chairman at Aurelius Equity Opportunities (read more)
Jakob Fagerland (LSL 01-02) gives TEDxOslo talk: "Ending Hunger: A New Approach" (watch here)

Kathryn Fagg (MEL 89-93) named Chairwoman at Boral (read more)

Andras Forgacs's (NYO 04-04, 05-08) biofabrication company Modern Meadow named a 2018 World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer (read more)

Prashant Gandhi (DAL, DEL, NYO, NYB 00-17), Head of Digital Payments at JPMorgan Chase, discusses its digital transformation with Business Insider (read more)

Luis Golderos (MAD 11-13) named a senior analyst at Spanish asset manager Renta 4 (read more)

Daina Graybosch (NYO 07-18) joins Leerink Partners as Managing Director and Senior Research Analyst, Therapeutics team (read more)

Jean Guillou (LON, FIR, PAR, LOX 99-07) named a partner at Eight Advisory (read more -- in French)

Prashant Gupta (DEL, MUM 99-10) named CEO of Emaar India (read more)

Shira Hauschen (MIN 10-13) elected to Minnesota Women’s Economic Roundtable (read more)

Bob Hostetter (CBL, CHI 03-08) joins Russell Investments as Global Head of Product (read more)

Jongchul Kim (SEO, HOU 92-96), former Jeju Air CEO, to launch new longhaul budget carrier (read more)

James Kondo (TOK, DCO, FIR 90-05) joins Board of Directors of Averon (read more)

Thomas Kuhnt (DUS, COL 00-00, 03-18) joins management board of HDI Global SE (read more -- in German)

Jon Moynihan OBE (AMS 77-79) joins Board of Trustees of The Institute of Economic Affairs (read more)

Laurent Musy (PAR 94-98) elected President of Fédération française des tuiles et briques (French Federation of Tiles and Bricks / FFTB) (read more -- in French)

Pradeep Parameswaran (ATL, MUM, DEL 01-15) promoted to Head of India and South Asia at Uber (read more)

Mimi Ramesh (SVO, MUM 02-03) publishes new book, "The Climate Solution: India's Climate Change Crisis and What We Can Do About It" (read more)

Mohit Sadani (LON, MUM 07-07, 08-15), co-founder of India-based The Moms Co., develops toxin-free products for infants and expecting mothers, attracting marquee investors (read more)

Gianluigi Salatiello (MIL 12-18) joins PrecisionLender as SVP, EMEA (read more)

Bonnie Stone Sellers (FIR 89-09) named to Board of Directors of Hovnanian Enterprises (read more)

Olivier Theulle (PAR 94-99, 03-04) named Director of Operations and Information Systems at Fnac Darty (read more)

Attila Végh (VIE 05-09) named new CEO at Capio AB, effective by end of year (read more)

Michael Warren (DCO, FIR 97-99) elected as an alumni fellow at Yale Corporation (read more)

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