13 New International Board Appointments of Members from INSEAD Directors’ Network

Fontainebleau, January 12, 2018

13 New International Board Appointments of members from INSEAD Directors’ Network

Members Board & Corporate Governance Position Announcements 4Q – 2017 


The INSEAD Corporate Governance Centre was launched in 2010 and undertakes cutting-edge research and teaching tailored to the needs of boards and international directors. It fosters a global dialogue on the challenges of corporate governance and leadership in an international context.

The International Directors Programme has been, to date, completed by 812 international participants and the active alumni group has formed the INSEAD Directors’ Network for continuous sharing, networking and learning.

We are proud to share the recent appointments of board and corporate governance positions for the members of our INSEAD Directors’ Network.


INSEAD Directors’ Network – Members New Board & Corporate Governance Positions

Thomas Burkhalter – October 2017 – Board Director at Overgaard Ltd (Private, HQ HK)

Francois Davy – December 2017 – Supervisory Board Vice Chairman Foncia Group (Private, HQ FRA)

Denise Koopmans – January 2017 – Chairman at United Digital Group (Private, HQ GE) and Supervisory Board Director at Jansen de Jong Group (Private, NL) and February 2017 – Supervisory Board Director at VGZ (Public, NL)

Steffen Haber – 2017 – Board Director at Critical Elements Corp (Public, HQ CAN)

Fabio Mondini de Focatiis – December 2017 – Board Director at Cross Border (Private, IT)

Gerard Paulides – December 2017 – Board Director at Vopak (Public, HQ NL)

Alex Price – January 2017 – Board Director at Sunfert International Fertility Centre (Private, MY) and March 2017 Supervisory Board Director at Shorecare Urgent Care (Private, NZ)

Mark Shmulevich – October 2017 – Board Director at SGTech (Ind Association, HQ SL)

Steen Stavnsbo – November 2017 – Supervisory Board Director at Business Network Aarhus (Non profit, HQ DK) and December 2017 Supervisory Board Director at Start-up House/Iverksetterhuset (Non Profit, HQ DK)


Previous board position announcements by IDN.


For more information about : 

INSEAD Directors’ Network : https://blogs.insead.edu/idpn-globalclub

INSEADs Corporate Governance Programmes : https://www.insead.edu/executive-education/corporate-governance


For members of the IDN, please ensure that you share your new appointments via :  [email protected] or [email protected]

For head hunters interested in finding international board members focused on staying up to date with latest board and governance insights, please contact Mary Francia via [email protected]

For organisations interested in partnering with IDN, please contact IDN President, Helen Pitcher OBE, at [email protected]


On behalf of the INSEAD Directors’ Network Board,

Liselotte Engstam,
IDN Board Member
[email protected]