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Rodney Alsup has been elected president of The MBA Roundtable, a nonprofit international business school consortium. Alsup is the former senior associate dean for executive education programs at Kennesaw State University and currently serves as director of international programs for ASEBUSS, the Romanian-American Postgraduate School of Business.

Stephen A. Carter, group chief executive of Brunswick Group LLP, has been appointed chairman of the Ashridge Business School Board of Governors. Carter has served on the Ashridge board since 2005. Prior to joining Brunswick, the corporate communications consultancy, Carter was chief executive of Ofcom, the UK communications regulator. Before that he was managing director of telecoms company, NTL in the UK and Ireland and chief executive of the advertising group, J Walter Thompson UK.

Dr. J Markham Collins is a Fulbright Scholar in Eger, Hungary, this semester at the Eszterházy Károly College. Collins is associate dean for academic programs and professor of finance at the University of Tulsa and a member of TeamMBA. He earned his doctoral degree at the University of Oklahoma.

Tracee DeAntoni is the new student services manager for the Leeds School of Business MBA programs.

Niki Healey has been promoted to the role of director, MBA admissions and recruiting, at the Richard Ivey School of Business. Healey joined the Ivey MBA admissions team in 2005 as manager MBA recruitment. She is an Ivey HBA graduate, a former Business 020 instructor at the University of Western Ontario, and has extensive client management experience. 

Dr. Mohan Kuruvilla is the new Associate Dean of Graduate Programs at the Houston Baptist University College of Business and Economics, where he also serves as Herman Brown Chair of Business and Economics and an associate professor in accounting. Kuruvilla served on the faculty of Houston Baptist University from 1997-2000; after an interim period of professional pursuits, he rejoined the HBU faculty in September 2003. During the interim period, he was a director of KPMG India.  He is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, and a Chartered Accountant.

Ross Mac Artain is now director of Cesem Reims. Mac Artain graduated from ESSCA and holds an MBA from Open University. He led his professional career within the ESSCA Group as an English teacher, head of the English department, in charge of the language centre, and then managing director of ESIAME (undergraduate school of the ESSCA Group).

Brigitte Panciera is the new director of international relations of the RMS Group. Previously, Panciera was the head of human resources and the head of security at the Rémy Cointreau Group for four years. She holds a bachelor’s in psychology and sociology as well as an Executive MBA from Barbados University. She also graduated from the International MBA programme at Reims Management School.

Bruno Pavesi was lately appointed chief executive of the Bocconi University. A Bocconi Graduate, Pavesi completed his education at Harvard and Exeter. Between 1985 and 2006, he was CEO and director general of Honeywell Information Systems Italia, then of Bull Group for southern Europe, and more recently at BTicino. ‘Prudhomme’ of Confindustria (the Italian industry association) and board member of the French Chamber of Commerce, Bruno Pavesi sits on various corporate boards and is vice president of ENERQOS SpA.

Jae Pudewell joined the Lundquist College of Business, University of Oregon, as the new assistant director of graduate programs in December. Pudewell earned his bachelor’s in electrical engineering from Walla Walla College and his EMBA from the University of Colorado. He has more than 25 years of experience in the software and hardware industry, working as a product engineer, product manager, and strategic planner for HP, Novell, Intel, and McAfee.

Cristina M. Raecke was appointed director of recruiting and admissions for the Graduate Business Programs at the University of Miami School of Business Administration. Raecke joins the School of Business from the Miami Downtown Development Authority, where she served as manager of marketing and community relations. Raecke earned a bachelor’s from the University of Richmond and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.

Sandra Schwarzer has been appointed director of INSEAD Career Services. Schwarzer has been part of Career Services since September 2006 when she worked with companies and participants in the finance, non-for-profit, and technology sectors. Prior to joining INSEAD, she worked for Ernst & Young, Allianz and Société Générale.

Mae Jennifer Shores is now assistant dean and director MBA admissions & financial aid at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, after serving as senior associate director of MBA admissions and financial aid at the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School. Prior to Wharton, she taught organizational behavior and negotiations at the International University of Moscow for the Civic Education Project, and she has also worked as an economic and policy analyst for think tanks. Shores earned bachelor’s degrees in economics and history from Guilford College and Arizona State University, respectively, and an MPA degree from Columbia University.

Matthew J. Slaughter is professor of international economics at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, and now also the associate dean of the MBA program. From 2005 to 2007, Slaughter served as a Member on the Council of Economic Advisers in the Executive Office of the President. Slaughter joined the Tuck faculty in 2002. Prior to coming to Tuck, he was an assistant and associate professor of economics at Dartmouth. Slaughter received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame in 1990, and his doctorate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1994.

George S. Yip is the new dean of RSM Erasmus University. For the last two years, he has been vice president and director of research & innovation at Capgemini Consulting, on leave of absence from London Business School, where he has been professor of strategic and international management since 2001. Between 2003 and 2006, he was also the lead senior fellow of the Advanced Institute of Management Research. Between 2001 and 2003, he also served as associate dean of London Business School and as chair of its MBA programme. Earlier, he had worked as a professor at Cambridge University, UCLA, Georgetown University and Harvard Business School. He studied economics and law at Cambridge University. He earned his MBA (strategy and finance) at Cranfield School of Management and Harvard Business School and also received a DBA (business policy) from Harvard Business School.

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