Jun 12 Board Gender Quotas: A nice bad idea, or the future of governance?

Dear Alumni,
INSEAD alumni in Switzerland are invited to the second edition of the Career Women’s Forum (CWF) Women on Boards panel discussion series in Geneva on June 12, 2018. The invitation is enabled by the partnership between INSEAD Women in Business Club of Switzerland (IWIB) and CWF. INSEAD NAA members will receive CHF 30 off the wob non-member ticket price. To benefit, send an email to events@insead.ch to request the coupon code and registration instructions (pdf).

Board Gender Quotas: A nice bad idea, or the future of governance?
June 12, 2018, Geneva

This year’s panel will cover the heated debate on the participation of women in corporate and public boards. Why does gender equality and diversity matter for corporate boards? Are you for or against gender quotas?

Speakers

Esther-Mirjam de Boer: Co-Owner and CEO GetDiversity GmbH
Anne Hornung-Soukup: Chair of the Board Transports publics genevois (TPG)
Denise Koopmans: Board member Sanoma
Prof. Gilbert Probst: Chairman BCGE Group

Panel moderated by Michael McKay, Founder and Presenter “The McKay Interview”.

Key Facts

When: Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Where: : Graduate Institute  Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2 Genève, 1202 Switzerland

Program
18:00 Registration
18:30 Conference
20:30 Cocktail Dinner
Tickets: CHF 50 with coupon code
Registration: email us at events@insead for registration instructions.

INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland
Laurence Amand-Jules, MBA’99D, IWIB President, Geneva
events@insead.ch

Jun 1 Annual Inter-Alumni Golf Challenge, Geneva


Dear INSEAD alumni, golfers and partners,

The Geneva chapter of the INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland is extending an invitation to all alumni to participate in the annual Inter-Alumni Golf Tournament (AGT). This year it is on Friday June 1, 2018 at the Divonne Golf Club. Cocktails, prizes and dinner will follow the tournament. Please follow this link: Invitation AGT 2018 to find details and registration information (pdf).

INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland
Mina Draganova, MAP’17J, Event Organizer
Ludovic Choppin, MBA’12D, Geneva Chapter President
events@insead.ch

 

May 28 Start Up Series: An Evening with Nicolas Berg, Entrepreneur and Investor, Geneva

 

 

 

 

 

Dear Alumni,
You are invited to an evening conference featuring Nicolas Berg, a serial entrepreneur, investor, author and a coach. He is a startup founder and an investor with considerable venture capital experience.

An Evening with Nicolas Berg, Entrepreneur and Investor, Geneva
May 28, 2018

Nicolas Berg, Entrepreneur and Investor
Nicolas is a jury member at VENTURKICK, a partner at Swiba Swiss blockchain architects and a senior advisor at “I believe in you”. He is a business angel who has invested in 20 startups since 2000. He is also an author, start-up coach and trainer at STARTUP CAMPUS and venturelab. Nicolas is the co-founder of Redalpine Venture Partners, a partner at HEGIAS, VR Building Imagination, and a serial entrepreneur, that founded 11 startups since 1984.

Key Facts
When:  Monday, May 28, 2018
Where: Spaces, Quai de l’Ile, Geneva
Tickets: CHF 40 INSEAD Swiss NAA Members (paid up)// CHF 60 INSEAD Alumni Non-members & Guests.

Program
18:15 -18:30 Welcome
18:30 -19:30 Presentation and Q&A
19:30 Networking Cocktail

Registration
On Xing https://de.xing-events.com/NICOLASBERG18

INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland
Mina Draganova, MAP’17J, Event Organizer
Ludovic Choppin, MBA’12D, Geneva Chapter President
events@insead.ch

May 23 Répétition privée de l’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande: Gustav Mahler Symphonie N°3 en ré mineur

 


Dear Alumni,
Join us for a very special evening featuring the music of Gustav Mahler at Victoria Hall in Geneva, hosted by the Association of the Friends of the OSR.
Répétition privée de l’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande: Gustav Mahler Symphonie N°3 en ré mineur
May 23, 2018

You are invited to dinner and a special performance by l’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, featuring
Jonathan Nott dir
Mihoko Fujimura mezzo
Ensemble vocal de Lausanne, choeur de femmes, dir. Daniel Reuss
Maîtrise du Conservatoire Populaire de Musique, Danse et Théâtre de Genève choeur d’enfants, dir. Magali Dami et Fruzsina Szuromi.

Key Facts

When: Wednesday May 23, 2018  19:00
Where: Victoria Hall – 14, rue du Général Dufour, 1204 Genève
Price: CHF 60 INSEAD Alumni (NAA members and non-members)

Registration
Download the official registration form  https://www.insead.ch/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/OSR-official-invitation-may-23.pdf and send to secretariat@amisosr.ch or via post (to Association des Amis de l’OSR –  Place du Cirque 2, Case Postale 5255, CH-1211-Genève-1), with specific mention : INSEAD Alumni Association
The point of contact for any questions regarding the event is secretariat@amisosr.ch
or +41 22 328 0780

Programme
19:15 Ticket pick up
19:30 Music concert
22:00 Dinner at Le Lyrique with special guests

INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland
Philippe Mauron MBA ‘95J Event Organizer
Louis Ferran, MBA’71, Member of the Foundation Council of OSR, Event Organizer
insead@bluewin.ch

 

May 22 INSEAD Professor: Claudia Zeisberger


Dear Alumni,
You are invited to an evening with INSEAD Professor Claudia Zeisberger in Zurich on May 22, 2018.

Mastering Private Equity: Transformation via Venture Capital, Minority Investments and Buyouts w/ Prof Claudia Zeisberger, Zurich
May 22, 2018, Zurich
Join us to engage with Professor Claudia Zeisberger, known for her popular PE courses at INSEAD and her extensive research on PE in emerging markets. Close working relationships with private equity firms and their investee companies, institutional investors, Family Offices and Sovereign Wealth Funds informs her work. Besides the academic activities, Professor Zeisberger is a founding investor of ‘INSEAD Alum Ventures’ seed fund. She also mentors early stage companies and first-time entrepreneurs. Wiley recently published her second co-authored book, entitled Mastering Private Equity.

Speaker

Claudia Zeisberger, Senior Affiliate Professor of Decision Sciences and Entrepreneurship & Family Enterprise & Academic Director, Global Private Equity Initiative (GPEI) INSEAD Professor.
Professor Zeisberger is a Senior Affiliate Professor of Decision Sciences and Entrepreneurship & Family Enterprise at INSEAD, and the Founder and Academic Director of the school’s private equity centre (GPEI). Her PE course has been awarded the “Dean’s Commendation for Excellence in MBA Teaching” annually since 2008.  She launched ‘Managing Corporate Turnarounds’ a popular MBA elective known for its intensive computer-based simulation involving an iconic car brand and its struggle with bankruptcy. As a natural extension, she teaches INSEAD’s Risk management elective. Before joining INSEAD in 2005, she spent 16 years in investment banking in New York, London, Frankfurt, Tokyo and Singapore.

Key Facts

When: Tuesday, May 22, 2018 18:30
Where: Au Premier, Bahnhofpl. 15, 8001 Zurich (inside the ZurichHB – main train station)

Tickets:
CHF 55 Swiss NAA Members (paid up) // CHF 85 Alumni Non-members & Guests

Registration
On XING https://de.xing-events.com/ZEIS2018
 
Programme:
18.30: Welcome & Registration
19:00: Claudia Zeisberger, Q&A
20:30 to 21:30: Apéro Riche

INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland
Martin Spirig, MBA 06J, IPEC President
Reto Gygax, MBA 13D, Zurich Chapter President
events@insead.ch