eBay Executive Inspires Women Students
Cornell Chronicle- Mar. 27, 2014
Sarah Brubacher McDonald, MBA ’99, chief of staff to the president of eBay, was the keynote speaker at the inaugural Johnson Women in Technology Conference in March 21, 2014.
Paul Streeter named VP for budget and planning
Cornell Chronicle- Mar. 26, 2014
Paul Streeter, MBA ’95, assistant dean of finance and administration at the College of Veterinary Medicine, has been appointed vice president for budget and planning at Cornell University.
Dr. John Hillen to Speak at Brown & Brown Distinguished Speaker Series
WashingtonExec- Mar. 11, 2014
John Hillen, MBA ’72, an executive in residence and professor at George Mason University’s School of Management, will speak about the future of Northern Virginia’s government and technology contracting sector at the Brown and Brown Distinguished Speaker Series on March 31.
40 of the Smartest People in Healthcare
Becker’s Hospital Review - Mar. 4, 2014
Nancy Schlichting, MBA ’79, is featured as one of Becker Hospital Review’s “40 Smartest People in Healthcare.” Schlichting is the recipient of many awards, including the American Lung Association's Lung Health Champion Award (2009), the Rhonda Walker Foundation's Powerful Woman of Purpose Award (2009) and the American Hospital Association's Grassroots Champion Award (2010).
Omnimystery News - Feb. 28, 2014
In this author Q&A, Lisa Fernow ’79, MBA ’84, discusses her new novel, Dead on Her Feet, the first in a new series of tango mysteries that she describes as “classic mysteries following in the tradition of Ngaio Marsh or Elizabeth Peters.”
Tammy Ven Dange appointed to RSPCA ACT top job
HerCanberra.com.au - Feb. 25, 2014
Tammy Ven Dange, MBA '97, has been appointed CEO of RSPCA ACT (Canberra), an organization dedicated to preventing cruelty and inhumane treatment to animals, educating and engaging the community, and operating facilities for the care and protection of animals.
NLMK Group Announces Changes to Logistics Management Team
NLMK.com - Feb. 24, 2014
Sergei Likharev, MBA ’00, was appointed acting vice president for logistics at NLMK Group, Russia’s leading manufacturer of steel and HVA rolled products, where “his foremost priority will be to fine-tune operations and the cost-effectiveness of logistics.”
Logic PD Teams with Aurora WDC to Present a Webinar on the Next Evolution of the Strategy Canvas
Webwire.com - Feb. 24, 2014
Logic PD’s chief technology officer, Scott Nelson, MBA ’94, and vice president of marketing, Jason Voiovich, have teamed up with Aurora WDC to present a webinar on a newly adapted Strategy Canvas tool that goes beyond the business strategy visualization to provide a prescriptive map of your value chain.
AZZ Incorporated Announces Retirement of Dana Perry and Intends to Appoint Paul W. Fehlman as Next Chief Financial Officer
San Antonio Business Journal - Feb. 24, 2013
Paul W. Fehlman, MBA ’90, was appointed senior vice president of finance, chief financial officer, and secretary of AZZ Incorporated, a provider of electrical products and services and a provider of galvanizing services.
Modern Wedding Mashup: Site Serves Moms, Businesses
WestfairOnline.com - Feb. 20, 2014
Erica Laudon, MBA ’07, and her mother, Jane Laudon, have launched ModernWeddingMom.com as a “one-stop-shop for all the latest wedding preparation advice on fashion, etiquette, budgeting and planning.”
Launch NY Entrepreneur of the Week
LaunchNY - Feb. 19, 2014
Srikanth Desphande, MBA ’13 (A), whose Pick2Pay cofounder, Stephen Shaffer, was selected as Launch NY’s Entrepreneur of the Week, is mentioned in this announcement. Pick2Pay is a mobile platform that recommends the best credit cards to use and shopping portals to shop through to get the most cash back and rewards on purchases.
Johnson and Nanjing University Celebrate 10-year Alliance in MBA Education
Nanjing one of six Chinese universities whose executive MBA students study at Johnson at Cornell University
Tom Richer Named CRA Chief Sales & Marketing Officer
PRLog - Feb. 17, 2014
Tom Richer, MBA ’06 (E), has joined CRA, an award-winning IT managed solutions firm, as chief sales and marketing officer. Richer hopes to “help drive CRA’s solutions portfolio and messages out to the marketplace, at the same time elevating CRA’s visibility as an IT industry leader.”
Nabor Names New Chief Financial Officer
Positions & Promotions - Jan. 30, 2014
William Restrepo, MBA ’85, who has previously served in various financial and operational positions at companies such as Pacific Drilling, Seitel Inc., and Smith International, has been appointed the CFO of Nabor Industries Ltd.
PIMCO Makes Additional Portfolio Management Leadership Appointments
Yahoo Finance - Jan. 29, 2014
Sudi Mariappa, MBA ’86, will be rejoining PIMCO as a managing director and generalist portfolio manager. Founder and CIO Bill Gross describes Mariappa as “a great investor” who will be “able to deliver immediate value to our clients upon his return.”
Jon Burckin has been appointed Director of Business Development at HRI Lodging in New Orleans- LA, USA
Hospitalitynet - Jan. 27, 2014
Having previously worked at Access Point Financial and Scotiabank, Jon Burkin, MBA ’95, has been appointed the director of business development at HRI Lodging in New Orleans, Louisiana.
A Chocolate Life: Sweet Odyssey Leads Chef to Paris and Back Again
Edible San Francisco - Jan. 27, 2014
This article details the life and work of Alexandra Whisnant, MBA ’11, and the story of her career and passion as the successful chef of Gâté Commes Des Filles.
Health Care by Subscription in India: Sevamob offers clinics, insurance in low-income communities
Next Billion – Jan. 24, 2014
Shelley Saxena, MBA ’03, founder of Sevamob, is quoted in this article featuring her company, a for-profit venture offering affordable health care services in low-income communities with limited access to traditional medical care. The company offers customers preventative care and regular checkups delivered to their doorstep, for a monthly subscription fee of $1.60 (Rs 100) per month.
Radius Announces Key Changes to Management Team
FirstWord Pharma - Jan. 9, 2014
Greg Charles Williams, MBA '12 (E), joined Radius Health, Inc. as chief development officer, a newly created position at the biopharmaceutical company.
Bet on cyclical rally in Europe: Pro
CNBC Jan. 9, 2014
In this video interview, Randy Brown '84, MEng '85, MBA '86, of Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management, says that Europe is starting to "repair itself." Brown's top sector picks include consumer discretionary, industrials and financial services.