Feb 1 Geneva Salamander Challenge Fondue Lunch@Bains des Paquis

 
Dear Alumni,

Switzerland is hosting Salamander Challenge mascot, Sally, in Geneva and Zurich, as she and Sami take the world by storm! Join us and be a part of the fundraising fun.

 

Fondue Lunch, Photos & Drinks // Salamander Challenge
February 1, 2017, Geneva
You are invited to a fondue lunch, sponsored by the Swiss National Alumni Association. It will be a great chance to meet fellow alumni and take photos with Sally, one of the globe-trotting Salamander Challenge mascots. We will gather at Bains des Pâquis (in front of Kempinski Hotel) at 12h30 for drinks and photos, followed by fondue. If you cannot stay for lunch, do join us for a drink and photo shoot and participate, even with a small gift, to the first INSEAD giving day. More about INSEAD Salamander Challenge…

Key Facts

When: February 1, 2017 at 12:30
Where: Bains des Pâquis, Quai du Mont-Blanc 30, 1201 Genève
Registration:  Please sign up by sending an email with “Fondue Geneva” in the subject line to events@insead.ch, including your full name and coordinates. Please register by Friday Jan 27. Kindly let us know in advance if you have to cancel your reservation.

How to Make a Donation:  Instructions on insead.ch
Donations are 100 % tax-deductible if over CHF100, limited to 20 % of taxable net income. Canton and city tax deductions can be added. 

INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland
Laurence Amand-Jules, MBA’99D, INSEAD Women in Business President, Geneva 
Ludovic Choppin, MBA’12D, Geneva Chapter President
Chandra Leo, MBA’02D,  Salamander Challenge organizer 
Brigitte Reverdin, MBA’81, Swiss NAA board member, IAF Trustee Suisse Romande 
Mafalda Tenente, MBA’06J, INSEAD Women in Business President, Zurich 
Alexander Wyss, MBA’01D, Swiss NAA president 
events@insead.ch

 

Jan 31 Biopharma w/ Flemming Ornskov, CEO Shire, a CHIC event

 

Dear Alumni,
Register now for an evening conference hosted by the Swiss INSEAD Healthcare Club (CHIC), featuring Flemming Ornskov, MBA’89J, CEO, Shire.

If you have a question for Flemming Ornskov, please send it to the evening’s moderator Arul Ramadurai, MBA’05J, Vice-President CHIC
via events@insead.ch

Register now on: https://en.xing-events.com/CHICCEO17

Healthcare CEO Event: Flemming Ornskov, CEO Shire, January 31, 2017, Zurich
We are delighted to welcome you to attend an evening conference with an insightful presentation by alumnus Flemming Ornskov, the CEO of biopharmaceutical company Shire. A medical doctor with degrees from Harvard and INSEAD, Flemming Ornskov, MBA’89J, is a life science industry leader with deep operational and international experience. This will be the first CHIC event in the new year. We look forward to seeing you there!

Key Facts

When: Tuesday, January 31, 2017, Zurich; Welcome & Registration 18:30
Where:Renaissance Zürich Tower Hotel, Turbinenstrasse 20, 8005 Zürich

Tickets: CHF 65 for Swiss NAA Members / CHF 95 for INSEAD Alumni Non-members 

Registration

https://en.xing-events.com/CHICCEO17.html

INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland
Aleks Ruzicic, MBA’97J, President cHIC
Arul Ramadurai, MBA’05J, Vice-President CHIC
events@insead.ch

 

 

Jan 31 Zurich Salamander Challenge Lunch@HiltlHaus

 
Dear Alumni,

Switzerland is hosting Salamander Challenge mascot, Sally, in Geneva and Zurich, as she and Sami take the world by storm! Join us and be a part of the fundraising fun.

Salamander Challenge Lunch, Zurich
January 31, 2017
You are invited to lunch at Hiltl Haus, near Rennweg, sponsored by the Swiss National Alumni Association. It will be a great chance to meet fellow alumni and Sally, the globe-trotting Salamander Challenge mascot. We will meet at HiltlHaus for the lunch and photos. If you cannot stay for lunch, do join us for a photo. We invite everyone to participate, even with a small gift, to the first INSEAD giving day. More about INSEAD Salamander Challenge…

Key Facts

When: January 31, 2017,  lunch at 12:00 (it is possible to join or leave until 2:00)
Where: Sihlstrasse 28, 8001 Zürich (intersection of Sihlstrasse and Rennweg)

Registration:  Please sign up by sending an email with “NAA Salamander Zurich” in the subject line to events@insead.ch, including your full name and coordinates. Please register by Monday Jan 30 . Kindly let us know in advance if you have to cancel your reservation.

How to Make a Donation:  Instructions on insead.ch
Donations are 100 % tax-deductible if over CHF100, limited to 20 % of taxable net income. Canton and city tax deductions can be added. 

INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland
Laurence Amand-Jules, MBA’99D, INSEAD Women in Business President, Geneva 
Ludovic Choppin, MBA’12D, Geneva Chapter President
Chandra Leo, MBA’02D,  Salamander Challenge organizer 
Brigitte Reverdin, MBA’81, Swiss NAA board member, IAF Trustee Suisse Romande 
Mafalda Tenente, MBA’06J, INSEAD Women in Business President, Zurich 
Alexander Wyss, MBA’01D, Swiss NAA president 
events@insead.ch
 

Jan 26 artgenève Guided Tour and Private Cocktail

 
Dear INSEAD Alumni,
You are invited to join us for the 4th annual artgenève tour and networking cocktail on Thursday, Jan 26, 2017.
Photo credit: artgeneve.ch

artgenève Guided Tour and Private Cocktail, January 26, 2017
Join us for the annual art lovers event. It is now a Geneva tradition. The guided tour will be led by INSEAD alumnus Andrea Bastreghi. He will share his knowledge of the exhibition and his passion for art. Cocktails and networking will follow the guided tour. This year we have received a limited number of invitations to the Opening Reception, normally reserved to collectors, VIPs and the press, on Wednesday, January 25 from 14:00 to 21:00. The invitation includes drinks and finger food. You can indicate your interest in participating in the Opening Reception when registering. Please note that the last day to register is January 22, 2017. The number of participants is limited, so book early.

Key Facts

When: Thursday January 26, 2017. Tour is at 18:30 for one hour.
Where: Palexpo SA, Route François-peyrot 30, 1218 Le Grand-Saconnex
Tickets: CHF 60 for Swiss NAA Members and partner (paid up) / CHF 70 for non-NAA Members.

Registration
www.amiando.com/INSEADart17.html until January 22, 2017
You will be asked for your mailing address, as this year we are mailing you the entry tickets — and the invitation to the Opening Reception (for those who indicate interest when registering).
Places are limited to 30 individuals. Couples must register both partner’s details. 

INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland
Ludovic Choppin, MBA 12D, Geneva Chapter President
Andrea Bastreghi, CIM 95J, Event Organizer

Jan 20 Annual Verbier Ski Weekend

Dear INSEADers,
 
This year again, we are pleased to invite you to the annual INSEAD Verbier Ski Weekend (19th edition).

Reserve your seats for dinner on Saturday January 21, 2107 https://en.xing-events.com/SKIVERB2017.html

 

INSEAD Ski Weekend Verbier, Friday January 20, 2017
 
The Geneva chapter of the INSEAD Alumni Association is delighted to announce registration for this year’s Verbier Ski Weekend.
 
We will make the dinner arrangements for Saturday, but you will need to organize accommodation, flights, ski passes & rentals. We recommend making your bookings now to avoid the rush! Once registered via email, we will provide you with additional instructions as we get closer to the Ski Weekend. Enjoy a weekend with friends new and old!

Key Facts

When: Friday January 20 to Sunday January 22, 2017
Where: Verbier, Switzerland

Dinner reservations for Saturday night https://en.xing-events.com/SKIVERB2017.html
Find helpful tips on Verbier Weekend Links & Resources on insead.ch.
 

Registration

Send an email to events@insead.ch with “Verbier” in the subject line by January 13, 2017 latest. Let us know the names of guests and contact details (email, mobile phone). Updates will be sent after registering.
 

Programme

Friday: Dinner in Verbier followed by Verbier nightlife experience.
Saturday: Two Ski groups are planned.
INSEAD Extreme Team, with an early take-off for a full day of extreme powder skiing.
INSEAD Easy Team, with a later departure time for a day of easy skiing. Afterwards everyone meets for Après-Ski.
Cocktails and a Saturday Night Dinner Party, including a heart-warming apero and a 3-course dinner menu in one of Verbier’s hotspots, followed by the Verbier nightlife.
Sunday: Skiing
 

INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland
Yves Haldemann, MBA ‘94D Event Organizer
Philippe Mauron MBA ‘95J Event Organizer
Isabelle Schirmer, MBA’94D Event Organizer