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Said Alameddine

Roberto Grandi


Alexandre Pollini

Yann Benoit
Joost Hamers

Laurent Rey

Katja Björklöf

Marius Istode

Jorge Rodrigues

Florian Bois
Gerit Kulik Jänchen

Pietro Scalfaro

Philippe Bourban
Quentin Ladetto

Andreas Seifert

Erik Dages
Reinaldo Mendoza

Thorsten Staby

Michael Eich
Carla Mourgues

Rénah Tep

Mélanie Gonzalez Barbe
Nima Nilipour

Thomas Winteler

Alejandro Gonzalez Gonzalez
Julien Ogay

Ozgür Yarar

Oziel Jonathan Gonzalez Leal

David Perrig

Arnis Ziedins
N.B. Profiles listed below reflect the students' professional situation at the time of their application to the Executive MBA.





Graduates Background

 

 

 

SAID

ALAMEDDINE

French / Lebanese

 

 

 

DEGREE(S):

PhD in Nuclear Chemistry

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (LAST 3 POSITIONS):

2007 - current: Arc Furnace Specialist - Graftech Switzerland - Bussigny

1999 - 2007: Customer Technical Service Area Manager - UCAR - CH

1994 - 1999: Applied Technology Manager - UCAR - France

 

 

LANGUAGE(S):

English - French - Arabic

 

 

 

 

 

YANN

BENOIT

French

 

 

 


DEGREE(S):

PhD in Civil Engineering and Statistics


 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (LAST 3 POSITIONS):

1999 - current: Head of Technologies - CBT SA - St-Sulpice

1999 - 2001: Research Assistant - EPFL - CH

 


 

LANGUAGE(S):

English - French - German

 

 


 

 

KATJA

BJÖRKLÖF

Swiss / Finnish / American

 

 


 

DEGREE(S):

PhD in Sciences

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (LAST 3 POSITIONS):

2007 - current: Medical Liaison Endocrinology - Eli Lilly SA - Vernier / Geneva

2006 - 2007: Postdoctoral Scientist - Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research - London - UK

2005: Postdoctoral Scientist - Babraham Institute - Cambridge - UK

 

 

LANGUAGE(S):

English - French - German

 

 


 

FLORIAN

BOIS

Swiss / French

 

 


 


DEGREE(S):

Computer Science Engineering

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (LAST 3 POSITIONS):

2006 - current: Technical project Leader / Software Architect - ELCA SA - Lausanne

2002 - 2006: Technical project Leader / Software Architect - Cross-Systems SA - CH

 

 

LANGUAGE(S):

English - French

 

 

 

 

 

PHILIPPE

BOURBAN

Swiss

 

 


 

DEGREE(S):

Electrical Engineering

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (LAST 3 POSITIONS):

2005 - current: Design Center Manager - ON Semiconductor - Marin-Epagnier

2002 - 2005: Project Manager - DSPFactory - CH

1997 - 2002: Design Engineer & Project Manager - Maxtor Corp. - USA

 

 

LANGUAGE(S):

English - French - German

 

 


 

 

ERIK

DAGES

Swedish / American

 

 


 

DEGREE(S):

International Business

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (LAST 3 POSITIONS):

2008 - current: Team Leader Credit & Collection department - BRP European Distribution SA - Lausanne

2005 - 2007: Credit & Collection Analyst - BRP European Distribution SA - CH

2004 - 2005: European Controller - DHL Worldwide Network NV/SA - Belgium

 

LANGUAGE(S):

English - Swedish - Danish - Norwegian - German - French

 

 


 

 

MICHAEL

EICH

Swiss

 

 


 

DEGREE(S):

Business Administration

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (LAST 3 POSITIONS):

2007 - current: MIS product Specialist - Pictet & Cie - Geneva

2002 - 2007: MIS Business Partner, Manager - Barclays Bank (Suisse) SA - CH

2000 - 2001: Co-founder and Director - Eventissima Sàrl - CH

 

LANGUAGE(S):

English - French

 

 


 

 

MELANIE

GONZALEZ BARBE

French

 

 


 


DEGREE(S):

Business Administration

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (LAST 3 POSITIONS):

2005 - 2009: Banking Consultant - Team Partners and SOLOG - Geneva

2000 - 2005: Project Manager - Altran Group - FR / CH

1998 - 1999: Export Sales Manager - Grosfillex Sàrl - FR

 

 

LANGUAGE(S):

English - French - Spanish - Italian

 

 


 

 

ALEJANDRO

GONZALEZ GONZALEZ

Cuban

 

 


 


DEGREE(S):

Nuclear Physics

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (LAST 3 POSITIONS):

2007 - current: Senior Associate Scientist - Philip Morris International - Neuchâtel

2001 - 2005: Research Assistant - EPFL - CH

1998 - 2001: Assistant - Higher Institute of Applied Sciences and Technologies - Cuba

 

 

LANGUAGE(S):

English - French – Spanish

 

 


 

 

OZIEL JONATHAN

GONZALEZ LEAL

Mexican

 

 


 

DEGREE(S):

Electrical Engineering

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (LAST 3 POSITIONS):

2009 - current: Financial and Support Processes Head - Cemex - Madrid / Bienne

2007 - 2009: Operations Process Head - Cemex - Spain

2005 - 2007: Cemex Processes Implementation Leader UK - Cemex - UK

 

 

LANGUAGE(S):

English - Spanish

 

 


 


ROBERTO

GRANDI

Swiss

 

 


 

DEGREE(S):

Electrical Engineering

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (LAST 3 POSITIONS):

2009 - current: Head of Engineering, Aptasic SA, CH 

2007 - 2008: Competence Manager, Foundry and Core Technology Divisions - DSP Group AG - Zurich

2006 - 2007: Competence Manager, Business Unit Mobile & Personal, Business Line Cordless & IP Terminals - NXP Semiconductors Switzerland AG - CH

 

 

LANGUAGE(S):

English - Italian - French – German

 

 


 


JOOST

HAMERS

Dutch


 

DEGREE(S):

Aerospace Engineering

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (LAST 3 POSITIONS):

2007 - current: Senior Capability Development Expert - Skyguide - Geneva

2002 - 2007: Group Leader Electrical & Avionics Systems Engineering - Pilatus Aircraft Ltd. - CH

1998 - 2001: Head of Combat Simulation Section, Operations Research & Business Management Division - TNO Defence Research, Physics & Electronics Lab. - NL

 

LANGUAGE(S):

English - Dutch - German - French

 


 

 

MARIUS

ISTODE

Swiss / Romanian

 

 


 

DEGREE(S):

Mechanical Engineering

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (LAST 3 POSITIONS):

2009 - current: Operations Excellence Manager - EMEA & Asia Pacific - Bacardi Group - GVA

2007 - 2008: Global Program Manager - IATA - CH

1997 - 2007: Manufacturing / Supply Chain Manager - Nestlé SA - CH

 

 

LANGUAGE(S):

English - French - Romanian

 

 

 

 

 

GERIT

KULIK JÄNCHEN

Swiss / German

 

 


 

DEGREE(S):

PhD in Biophysics

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (LAST 3 POSITIONS):

2008 - current: Director of Spinal Research Unit - CHUV - Lausanne

2007: Expert atomic force microscopy - UNIL Lausanne - CH

2001 - 2006: Research staff - EPFL - CH

 

 

LANGUAGE(S):

English - French - German

 

 


 

 

QUENTIN

LADETTO

Swiss

 

 


 

DEGREE(S):

PhD in Geomatics - Navigation

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (LAST 3 POSITIONS):

2008 - current: Head of Product Management - OnYourMap SA - Liebefeld

2007 - 2008: Chief Technology Officer - Logifleet SA - CH

2006 - 2007: Chief Technology Officer - Geomatic Ingénirie SA - CH

 

 

LANGUAGE(S):

English - French - German - Italian - Spanish

 

 


 

 

REINALDO

MENDOZA

German / Venezuelan

 

 


 

DEGREE(S):

Systems Engineering

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (LAST 3 POSITIONS):

2007 - current: Solution Integrator - Ericsson AG - Bern

2001 - 2006: Senior Support Engineer - Ericsson AG - CH / Germany

1998 - 2001: Support Engineer - Ericsson GmbH - Germany

 

 

LANGUAGE(S):

English - French - German - Spanish - Italian

 

 

 

 


CARLA

MOURGUES

Peruvian

 

 


 

DEGREE(S):

International Business

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (LAST 3 POSITIONS):

2008 - current: Traffic Executive - Noble Resources SA - Lausanne

2008: Traffic Operator - BHL Metals SA - CH

2006 - 2008: Senior Import / Export Administration - Itochu Europe PLC - UK

 

 

LANGUAGE(S):

English - French - Spanish

 

 


 

 

NIMA

NILIPOUR

Iranian 

 

 


 

DEGREE(S):

Hydraulic Schemes Engineering

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (LAST 3 POSITIONS):

2009 - current: Senior Engineer / Project Manager - BG Ingénieurs Conseils - Lausanne

2004 - 2009: Civil Engineer / Project Manager - Stucky Ltd - CH

2003 - 2004: Research Hydraulic Engineer - EPFL Laboratory - CH

 

LANGUAGE(S):

English - French - Persian

 

 


 

 

JULIEN

OGAY

Swiss

 

 


 

DEGREE(S):

Electronical Engineering

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (LAST 3 POSITIONS):

2007 - current: Sales Head Western Switzerland - AMK Antriebs. Und Regeltechnik AG - Schaffhausen

2005 - 2007: Chef Engineering Western Switzerland - Siemens SA - CH

2003 - 2005: Sales And Marketing Manager - Microprecision Electronics SA -CH

 

LANGUAGE(S):

English - French - German

 

 

 

 

 

DAVID

PERRIG

Swiss

 

 


 

DEGREE(S):

Law

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (LAST 3 POSITIONS):

2007 - current: Responsable du centre de prestations d'indemnités journalières - Visana Services SA - Bern

2004 - 2007: Litigation Responsible - Supra Assurances SA - CH

1999 - 2003: Attorney-at-law - Etude d'avocats Farquet et Sarrasin - CH

 

LANGUAGE(S):

English - French - German – Italian

 

 


 

 

ALEXANDRE

POLLINI

Swiss

 

 


 

DEGREE(S):

Electrical Engineering

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (LAST 3 POSITIONS):

2008 - current: Environmental Optical Profiling Systems sector head - CSEM SA - Neuchâtel

2006 - 2008: Engineering Sector Head - CSEM-UAE Innovation center - United Arab Emirates

2005: Project Manager - CSEM-UAE Innovation center - United Arab Emirates

 

LANGUAGE(S):

English - French

 

 


 

 

LAURENT

REY

Swiss

 

 



DEGREE(S):

PhD in Robotics / Mechatronics

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (LAST 3 POSITIONS):

2009 - current: Director of Marketing and Customer Relations - MEMS AG - Baden

2008 - 2009: Consultant - Gainesville (FL)

2002 - 2008: VP of Technology & Advanced Metering systems development - ABB / AMCO / ELSTER - USA


 

LANGUAGE(S):

English - French - German - Swedish

 

 


 

 

JORGE

RODRIGUES

Portuguese

 

 


 

DEGREE(S):

Computer Science Engineering

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (LAST 3 POSITIONS):

2008 - current: General Project Manager - Alcatel-Lucent - Lausanne

2005 - 2008: Product Manager - Orange Communications SA - CH

2002 - 2005: Manager - Cambridge Technology Partners - CH

 

LANGUAGE(S):

English - French - German – Portuguese

 

 


 

 

PIETRO

SCALFARO

Swiss / Italian

 

 


 

DEGREE(S):

Medical Doctor

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (LAST 3 POSITIONS):

2008 - current: Director Business Unit Diagnostics - Debiopharm Group - Lausanne

2006 - 2008: Chief Project Officer - Debiopharm SA - CH

2002 - 2006: Medical Project Director - Debiopharm SA - CH

 

 

LANGUAGE(S):

English - French - German - Italian

 

 


 

 

ANDREAS

SEIFERT

German

 

 


 

DEGREE(S):

PhD in Materials Science

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (LAST 3 POSITIONS):

2007 - current: Technical Marketing Manager - Leister Process Technologies - Sarnen

2003 - 2007: Sales & Marketing Director/Biz Dev Manager - IR Microsystems - CH

2000 - 2003: Research & Dev Director - IR Microsystems - CH

 

LANGUAGE(S):

English - French - German

 

 


 

 

THORSTEN

STABY

German

 

 


 

DEGREE(S):

Computer Science

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (LAST 3 POSITIONS):

2004 - current: Business Application Sustain Lead - Nestlé - Vevey

2001 - 2004: Owner and Independent Consultant - Staby Consulting Sàrl - CH

1997 - 2001: Senior Consultant - SAP South Africa - South Africa

 

LANGUAGE(S):

English - German - Afrikaans - French – Dutch

 

 


 

 

RENAH

TEP

French

 

 


 

DEGREE(S):

Business Administration

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (LAST 3 POSITIONS):

2007 - current: Project Manager / Business Controller - BCV - Lausanne

2003 - 2007: Deputy Finance Controller - Crédit agricole du Languedoc - France

2002 - 2003: Senior Internal Auditor - Crédit agricole du Languedoc - France

 

LANGUAGE(S):

English - French - Khmer

 

 

 

 

 

THOMAS

WINTELER

Swiss

 

 


 

DEGREE(S):

Applied Mathematics

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (LAST 3 POSITIONS):

2008 - current: Regional Head of Finance - International Baccalaureate (IBAEM) - Geneva

2007 - 2008: Chief Financial Officer - Dimension Data Switzerland - CH

2005 - 2007: Finance Manager - Ultoco Services SA - CH

 

 

LANGUAGE(S):

English - French - German

 

 

 

 

OZGÜR

YARAR

Swiss / Turkish

 

 


 

DEGREE(S):

Telecom Engineering

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (LAST 3 POSITIONS):

2008 - current: Vice President Global Integrators, EMEA - Anixter - Clarens

2006 - 2007: Vice President Global accounts - IBM EMEA - Anixter - CH

2004 - 2006: Regional Vice President Sales DACH & TR - Anixter - CH

 

LANGUAGE(S):

English - French - Turkish - Spanish

 

 


 

 

ARNIS

ZIEDINS

Latvian

 

 


 

DEGREE(S):

Electrical Science

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (LAST 3 POSITIONS):

2008 - current: Architect / Senior Consultant - Sword Group - Renens

2004 - 2008: Team Leader / Senior developer - Vertical*i - USA

2002 - 2004: Consultant in JAVA technologies - CH

 

 

LANGUAGE(S):

English - French - Russian - Latvian

 

 

 

 

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