Jun 22 Radio Television Suisse Lunch Tour CEO Pascal Crittin, Geneva

Dear Alumni,
Join us for our next Swiss ecosystem event at RTS in Geneva, one of the city’s most emblematic buildings.

Swiss RTS Broadcasting Experience w/ Pascal Crittin, Director General, Geneva
June 22, 2018
Come and visit RTS (Radio Télévision Suisse) in Geneva and meet its Director Pascal Crittin. This intimate lunchtime event includes a tour of the studios, cocktail lunch on the 16th floor and a meeting with Pascal Crittin. The capacity is limited to 20, so book early.

Pacal Crittin, DG, Radio Télévision Suisse
Pascal Crittin was appointed to the top spot at RTS in October 2017. Before that he held senior management positions within RTS for 15 years. He began his career at Editions Saint-Augustin in Saint-Maurice, where he soon became the director. Pascal Crittin is known for his in-depth knowledge of the Swiss French media landscape and his experience of radio and television issues as well as digital platforms. He is a musician, pianist, organist and choirmaster, who spent his childhood in Saint-Maurice, where he studied classics. He has an MA in musicology and classics from University of Fribourg.

Key Facts

When:  Friday, June 22, 2018
Where: Quai Ernest-Ansermet 20,1211 Genève
Tickets: CHF 50 INSEAD Swiss NAA Members (paid up)// CHF 75 INSEAD Alumni Non-members  (Price includes cocktail lunch)

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11.00 Meet at RTS and Studio Tour
12:00 Cocktail Lunch and Meeting with Pascal Crittin
14:00 Departure

INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland
Ludovic Choppin, MBA’12D, Geneva Chapter President
Georges Kiener, MBA’82, Vice President Geneva Chapter
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Jun 14 Governance Trends: get a seat at the table; Dominique Druon, CEO Aliath

Dear INSEAD Alumni,
You are invited to an evening conference featuring Dominique Druon, CEO Aliath, Geneva on June 14th in Geneva.

Governance Trends: get a seat at the table
June 14, 2018
Meet and engage with Dominique Druon, former Group Deputy General Manager of Altran Europe, CEO of Aliath, a consultancy firm specialized in corporate governance and recruitment of non-executive directors. Aliath, created in 2012, was founded on the belief that prior to questions of regulation, the CEO must be central to Board Management and enhance the Board’s performance. Dominique will share her views on governance trends and opportunities to serve on boards.

Dominique Druon, CEO Aliath

Dominique Druon is an independent Director of the APRIL group (Paris Stock Exchange, 2017 sales of € 928m), BELIER group (Paris Stock Exchange, 2017 sales of € 348m), and the family business group SCHUMACHER. She participates as a non-executive Board Director in the business development of innovative industrial firms and is an active business angel. With 20 years’ experience of Senior Executive Management and Board level experience at ALTRAN Group (NTIC multi-national with 22,500 employees) – as Group CEO in France, UK, USA, Middle-East, and Group Deputy General Manager, Dominique Druon has developed an astute understanding of executive management particularly in phases of growth, restructuration, internationalization and partial or total remodeling of activities. She is also a guest speaker in governance at INSEAD, ESSEC and EM LYON

Key Facts
When: Thursday June 14, 2018 18:45
Where: Spaces, Quai de l’ile 13, 1204 Geneva
Tickets: CHF 30 INSEAD Swiss NAA Members (paid up)// CHF 45 INSEAD Alumni
Non-members & Guests. Prices include entrance to the event, welcome and networking drinks (waters, wines and beer) and food (including vegetarian options).

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18:45 – 19:00 Welcome & Registration
19:00 – 20:00 Conference
20:00 – 21: 00 Networking Cocktail

INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland
Laurence Amand-Jules, MBA’99D, IWIB President, Geneva
[email protected]

May 30 Le Rosey Cine-concert Chaplin’s “Les Temps Modernes” + Christophe Gudin



Dear Alumni,
We are delighted to invite you and your guests to an evening at Institut Le Rosey, beginning with a talk by Christophe Gudin, MBA’13J, director general of the school, and cocktail, followed by a cine-concert “Les Temps Modernes” with Charlie Chaplin at the Rosey Concert Hall. Tickets are on sale until May 11, 2018
Le Rosey Cine-concert Chaplin’s “Les Temps Modernes” + Christophe Gudin, Rolle
May 30, 2018



Christophe Gudin, Director General, Institut Le Rosey
A Roséen himself and profoundly attached to the school, Christophe Gudin became the fifth General Director in 2015; his aim is to combine respect for tradition with the advances needed to prepare Roséens for the extraordinary challenges of a rapidly changing world. He holds an INSEAD MBA from 2013.

Ciné-Concert : Les Temps Modernes
A constant of the season at the Rosey Concert Hall is the Ciné-concert. The idea of projecting a film with a live music interpretation at the same time is appreciated by all.  It gives a wonderful performance mix of cinema and music. This season it is the timeless work of Chaplin.

Key Facts

When: Wednesday May 30, 2018
Where: Rosey Concert Hall, Rolle, 1180 Suisse
Tickets: Tickets: Category 1 concert ticket CHF 131 // Category 2 concert ticket CHF 80 (On sale until May 11, 2018)
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19:00 to 20:00 Presentation & Cocktail in the lobby of the concert hall
20:15 to 22:00 Concert 

INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland
Mina Draganova, MAP’17J, Event Organizer
Ludovic Choppin, MBA’12D, Geneva Chapter President
[email protected]


Jun 7 IWIB Zurich INVIGORATE Lunch

Dear INSEAD Alumni,
You are invited to the next networking lunch hosted by the Swiss INSEAD Women in Business (IWIB) club in Zurich.

INVIGORATE Networking Lunch@Hiltl Haus, Zurich
June 7, 2018
Join us for our regular lunch event at Hiltl Haus. The IWIB events are open to all alumni, regardless of promotion year, gender, or which type of organization to which you belong. We hope to invigorate professional and personal development for all who attend. The group is limited to 20 participants.

Key Facts

When: Thursday June 7, 2018 12:00
Where: : Hiltl Sihlstrasse 28, 8001 Zürich
Tickets:  CHF 30 NAA Members/ CHF 50 Non-NAA Members & Guests
Price covers buffet items up to CHF 30. It does not include drinks, coffee, and wine.

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INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland
Reto Gygax, MBA’13D, Zurich Chapter President
Mafalda Tenente, MBA’06J, IWIB President, Zurich
[email protected]


May 16 Blockchain for Industry – INSEAD & Northwestern University, Basel

Dear Alumni,
You are invited to an evening conference to discuss emerging industrial applications of blockchain technologies.

Blockchain Applications for Industry & Business, Basel
May 16, 2018
Digital currencies are built on blockchain technology. It is well known that blockchain provides a way to record and transfer data that is transparent, safe, auditable, and resistant to outages. What is less known is that there is a growing number of use cases for blockchain in industrial applications, ranging from smart contracts to patient data – changing the way we track both information and products. Blockchain brings significant efficiencies to global supply chains, financial transactions, asset ledgers and information validation. Join us to learn more and have your questions answered by our guest speakers!

 Edmond Toutoungi MBA’13J

Edmond is working on digital supply chains, at Deloitte. He has been involved in industrial digitalization projects, from plant automation to today’s cutting-edge technologies, among which the Internet of Things and Blockchain.

Richard Bradley

Richard is a Director at Deloitte with 13 years of strategy & operations experience in supply chain transformations in leading Consumer Business industries. He leads the Digital Supply Networks practice and is an expert in value chain digitalization.

Key Facts
When: Wednesday May 16, 2018 18:30
Where: Restaurant Safran Zunft, Gerbergasse 11, 4001 Basel
Tickets: CHF 50  Members of INSEAD NAA & Kellogg Alumni Club / CHF 75 Alumni Non-members and Guests
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18:30 to 19:00 Welcome & Registration
19:00 to 20:15 Speakers Presentation, Q+A
20:15 Apero Riche

INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland
Marc Galin MBA’99J, Basel Chapter President
[email protected]