Category Archive: Newsmakers

Eckhard Beger, INSEAD MBA’91J, Exhibiting at Venice Architecture Biennale 2016

Swiss alumnus Eckhard Beger, INSEAD MBA’91J, founder of ArteNemus, a contemporary art furniture design house is exhibiting at  “Venice Design 2016” from May through November.  He creates award-winning unique pieces, manufactured by master craftsmen in rare wood. His show at the Palazzo Michiel (shown here) is part of the Venice Architecture Biennale 2016. If you’re visiting the event, take the …

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New CEO of Credit Suisse Group is an INSEAD Alumnus

Credit Suisse Group has appointed Tidjane Thiam to become Chief Executive Officer, taking over from Brady W. Dougan in June 2015. Urs Rohner, Chairman of the CS Board of Directors, said in a statement that the bank gets with Tidjane Thiam, “a strong and distinguished leader with an impressive track record in the global financial …

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Announcing the new Annual Alumni Magazine

We are delighted to publish the first ever Swiss Annual Alumni Magazine.with content created by the INSEAD Alumni Association of Switzerland, you can read it here now (pdf). Publication Date: Feb 2015 Print run: 2600 copies

Swiss Alumni making news in CH media

INSEAD Alumni are making news in Switzerland the past month… Anat Bar Gera’s latest startup was profiled in the NZZ in an article about African opportunities for growth. Read the article in German here. She is an INSEAD MBA and was a panelist at the INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland’s premium event last Fall on investing …

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Sustainable Investment Outperform: Mirjam Staub-Bisang in Cash Biz Mag

Business magazine Cash published a special edition entitled «cash VALUE Fonds» in February 2014, featuring a Qand A on sustainable investment strategies with Mirjam Staub-Bisang, Managing Director and Founding Partner, Independent Capital Management and non Executive Director at INSEAD Fontainebleau/Singapore. Follow this link to download the pdf MirjamStaubBisang CASH

Newsmakers October 2013

Newsmakers October 2013 Tee Tua Ba (AMP ‘90) has been appointed Singapore’s Ambassador to Switzerland (non-resident).; He was previously Singapore’s Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates. Olivier Calloud (MBA ‘01J) has been appointed CEO of bank Piguet Galland & Cie. Anna Casse (MBA ‘91D) has joined ARIAD Pharmaceuticals as head Marketing and Sales Europe. Denys …

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Newsmakers – March 2013

Olivier Calloud (MBA ‘01J) has been appointed CEO of bank Piguet Galland & Cie. Anna Casse (MBA ‘91D) has joined ARIAD Pharmaceuticals as head Marketing and Sales Europe. Denys Chamay (MBA ’67) , has been appointed as a member of the International Labour Office’s Independent Oversight Advisory Committee in addition to his ongoing role at …

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Newsmakers – Sept 2012

Avital Eliasov (MBA’04J) was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Quantum Global Capital Advisors in April 2012. As reported in the previous newsletter, Michael Maeder (IEP’07Mar) assumed his new role as CEO of STC Switzerland Travel Centre AG on 15 February. In March, Andrea Orcel (MBA’90J) was appointed co-CEO of UBS Investment Bank alongside Carsten Kengeter. …

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Olivier Calloud (MBA’01J) was appointed CEO of Private Bank Piguet Galland & Cie SA in April 2012. Avital Eliasov (MBA’04J) was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Quantum Global Capital Advisors in April 2012. As reported in the previous newsletter, Michael Maeder (IEP’07Mar) assumed his new role as CEO of STC Switzerland Travel Centre AG on …

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