MSM Alumni

MSM alumni regularly hit the news for their achievements or appointments. Below you can find a selection of MSM Alumni in the media.

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Date Link to article Description
11 August 2021 UWI St Augustine Appoints Dr. Camille Samuel Deputy Campus Registrar Dr. Camille Samuel holds an MBA in Corporate Strategy and Economic Policy from MSM.
4 August 2021 "The MBA has shown me, mathematically, that I deliver better as a team" Article about Indira Abdulvoap, MBA alumna from MSM Romania. In the article she explains how she benefitted from the MBA.
6 April 2021 2Performant appoints Raluca Negrea as Country Manager Romania and Bulgaria MSM Romania Executive MBA alumna Raluca Negrea has been appointed Country Manager Romania and Bulgaria at technology company 2Performant, the leader of the affiliate marketing market in Romania and listed on the AeRO market of BVB.
29 March 2021 With investments worth RON 3.2 billion in the next three years, eMAG marks a new stage of development and an evolution of the executive team MSM Romania Executive MBA alumnus Mr. Tudor Manea has been appointed CEO of eMag. eMag accelerates investments to turn the company into a regional ecosystem of technology and ecommerce. 
29 March 2021 Prof. Charles Adams is new president of Ghana Institution of Engineering Prof. Rev Charles Anum Adams of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) is the new president of the Ghana Institution of Engineering (GhIE). Prof. Adams is an EP alumnus of MSM and followed the EP program Strategic Leadership and Organizational Change.
8 March 2021 Interview Jil Ebanoidze - Strategy & Change Manager eCommerce & Marketplaces at Connective Payments In this interview MBA alumna Jil Ebanoidze shares her expertise on the importance of digitized OTC: the future of marketplaces and e-commerce. 
31 January 2021 Calamatta Cuschieri appoints new head of compliance MSM MBA Alumna Claudia Rausi appointed as Head of Compliance at Calamatta Cuschieri, Malta’s largest independent financial services firm.
20 January 2021 Arca Continental parent Lindley appoints new manager of Corporate Treasury MSM MBA Alumnus Segundo Capristan has been appointed director of Corporate Treasury at Arca Continental, one of the most important bottlers of Coca Cola products in the world.
4 January 2021 Rockefeller Appoints Nigerians As Directors MBA Alumna Henrietta Bankole-Olusina has been appointed country director for Nigeria at Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA).
10 December 2020 2020 RPME Power 50: Naser Aldousari, president and CEO, EQUATE Petrochemical Company MSM Kuwait alumnus Mr. Naser Aldousari was appointed as president and CEO of EQUATE Group in October 2020,
5 December 2020 Yeva Hyusyan of SoloLearn: Be Yourself, Only Then Can You Realize Your Full Potential Interview with MSM MBA Alumna Yeva Hyusyan, founder of SoloLearn, the world’s largest online community learning platform.
4 December 2020 Telkom Kenya announces senior appointments MSM Executive MBA alumnus Saddiq Mwai has been appointed Director Digital Financial Services at Telkom Kenya
3 December 2020 The fintech Salarium startup recruits Alina Ștefan as CEO Alina Ștefan is a graduate of the Executive MBA program at the Maastricht School of Management Romania
28 November 2020 Maali Al-Asousi … The Maker of Hope – Saudi News Ms. Maali Al-Asousi completed her Postgraduate studies at Maastricht School of Management
26 November 2020 Nephrology Section of the Polish Medicine Chamber of Commerce with a new chairman< MSM MBA alumnus Dr. Tomasz Prystacki, President of Fresenius Nephrocare Polska, will lead the Nephrology Section of NEFRON, an organization of providers in the field of nephrology and dialysis.
20 November 2020 Nairobi Business Ventures Appoints 5 New Directors MSM/ESAMI MBA alumnus Lucas Meso appointed Independent non-executive director at Nairobi Business Ventures
28 October 2020 Egyptian PM appoints Amr Mahfouz as CEO of Information Technology Industry Development Agency ITIDA Amr Mahfouz holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Maastricht School of Management in the Netherlands.
26 October 2020 Success Story : Jihene Ben Jazia, la styliste tunisienne qui habille les princesses du Golfe Success Story: Jihene Ben Jazia, the Tunisian designer who dresses the Gulf princesses. Jihene Ben Jazia holds an MBA degree from MSM
1 October 2020 Former CMA Boss Lands New CEO Job Former Capital Markets Authority (CMA) Chief Executive Paul Muthaura has been named the new ICEA Lion Chief Executive. Muthaura holds a Masters degree in Philosophy from the Maastricht School of Management.
28 Sept 2020 Hoda Mansour Managing Diriector of SAP Egypt: My parents are the secret of my working life Interview with MSM MBA alumna Hoda Mansour, the first Egyptian woman to lead a global multinational company in the field of software (SAP)
3 Sept 2020 Interview Raluca Mihaila - Founder Utopic Brain In this interview Executive MBA MSM Romania alumna, Raluca Mihaila, talks about her career, creativity, inspiration and how she was influenced by the pandemic and by trends.
24 July 2020 Brigitta G. Baumert, MD, PhD, MBA - Marquis Who's Who Top Doctors Brigitta Baumert is an MSM alumnus and currently the Head of Institute of Radiation-Oncology at Kantonsspital Graubunden in Switzerland  
14 July 2020 How Nigeria can spearhead efforts to use Islamic finance tools for SDGs in Africa Hassan Usman is an MSM alumnus and currently Managing Director/CEO of Jaiz Bank Plc.
7 July 2020 Our Target is to close year 2020 with Two Hundred Billion Naira balance sheet – MD, Jaiz Bank Hassan Usman is an MSM alumnus and currently the Managing Director/CEO of Jaiz Bank Plc.
6 July 2020 Changes in Bulten's Group Management DBA alumnus Markus Baum appointed Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) at Bulten Group, one of the largest suppliers of fasteners to the international automotive industry.
6 July 2020 Konstantin Sokolov elected Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ingosstrakh Konstantin Sokolov is an Executive MBA alumnus of MSM and was elected as Deputy Chairiman of the Board of Directors at Ingosstrakh Insurance Company 
29 June 2020 Exclusive interview with Araba Botchway. Director, Admissions and Financial Aid/Member Executive (Management) Team at Ashesi University In this interview MSM Alumna Araba Botchway shares her career journey
3 May 2020 Communications minister appoints El Guindy as assistant minister MSM MBA alumna Sherine Ahmed Awad El Guindy has been appointed as assistant minister for strategy and implementation by Egypt's Minister of Communication and Information Technology.
23 April 2020 Indosat Ooredoo announces leadership change MSM MBA alumnus Medhat Elhusseiny appointed as Chief Technology and Information Officer at Indosat Ooredoo
24 March 2020 Iipumbi Shiimi: Who is this man? MSM alumnus Mr. Iipumbi Shiimi has been appointed Minister of Finance in Namibia.
3 February 2020 Forbes 30 under 30 Vietnam Master in Management Alumnus Duc A. Hoang is listed on the 2020 Forbes 30 under 30 list in Vietnam
10 December 2019 Jil Ebanoidze joins boutique consultancy Connective Payments MSM MBA Alumna Jil Ebanoidze started as Associate Partner at Connective Payments.
10 December 2019 Kobi Hemaa Supports Entrepreneurs With Free Advertising On Social Media Article about MSM MBA Alumna and Ghanese TV personality Kobi Hemaa Osisiadan-Bekoe supporting businesses with free digital promotion.
5 November 2019 From the quintessence of Japanese cuisine to Vietnamese taste and the startup story of the owner of YEN Sushi system Article about MSM MBA Alumna Yen Mai Linh and her start-up YEN Sushi (original article in Vietnamese).
1 November 2019 Zhou Hei Ya International : Change of Chief Financial Officer Press Release about the appointment of MSM MBA Alumnus Mr. Guo Rong as CFO of Zhou Hei Ya International.
21 October 2019 Who is who in the new Senate? MSM MBA alumnus Innocent NKurunziza has been sworn in as Senator in Rwanda.
11 October 2019 SBS appoints new AFP Deputy Superintendent MSM MBA alumnus Elio Sánchez is the new AFP Deputy Superintendent of the Superintendency of Banking, Insurance and AFP (SBS) in Peru. SBS is the body responsible for the regulation and supervision of the financial, insurance and private pension systems.
10 October 2019 HTU to induct Prof Hoenyenuga as Vice-Chancellor Ho Technical University Ghana appointed Professor Ben Quarshie Hoenyenuga,as Vice Chancellor. Profossor Hoenyenuga holds a Master of Philosophy of MSM.
25 September 2019 Siemens appoints new Executive Vice President of South America for Siemens Smart Infrastructure CENTRUM-MSM MBA alumnus Carlos Travezaño has been appointed the new Executive Vice President of South America for Siemens Smart Infrastructure.
18 August 2019 Gulf Business Machines names CEO  MSM MBA alumnus Amr Refaat has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for GMB. Refaat joins from IBM, where he was General Manager and Vice President of IBM's Middle East and Pakistan operations. 
3 July 2019 Mark Nkurunziza replaces Lily Zondo as CFO of MTN Rwanda MSM MBA alumnus Mark Nkurunziza has been appointed MTN Rwanda's new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
10 May 2019 Ugandan Doctor to head new global health centre MSM EP alumnus Dr. Deus Bazira has been appointed to head a new global health centre in the United States of America.
7 April 2019

Ambassador Asad Alam Siam

Interview by the Sunday Times Magazine with Ambassador Asad Alam Siam, ambassador of Bangladesh to the Philippines. His Excellency Asad Alam Siam is an MSM MBA alumnus.
25 Feb 2019 FNB Namibia : Tjipuka is new FNB CEO MSM MBA alumnus Erwin Tjipuka has been appointed CEO of the commercial bank FNB Namibia
13 November 2018 Meet the new Cabinet of Bhutan In the new Bhutanese cabinet, MSM MBA alumnus Lyonpo Jai Bir Rai is the Minister of Education
9 November 2018

My role is to boost the morale of our teachers: Education minister

Interview with the new Minister of Education in Bhutan, Mr, Lyonpo Jai Bir Rai - MSM MBA alumnus
22 October 2018 A Solar Movement Grows in New York City MBA Alumnus T.R. Ludwig is the CEO of Brooklyn Solar Works, the installer of solar power in New York city and designer of the solar canopy.
20 August 2018
Lead by example, provide opportunities
Interview with MBA alumnus Suman Sharma who recently has been appointed CEO of Machhapuchchhre Bank Limited (MBL) in Nepal.
17 August 2018
Sherine El-Gendy is Advisor to the Minister of Communications and Information Technology
Announcement that MBA alumna Sherine El-Gendy has been appointed Advisor to the Minister of Communications and Information Technology in Egypt (original article in Arabic).
17 July 2018

Changes in BP structures in Poland

MSM MBA alumnus Bogdan Kucharski appointed President of BP Poland.

16 July 2018

Young Top 2018 Managers: Corina Chiorean, CEO, g7

Interview with Corina Chiorean, Executive MBA alumna Romania
27 June 2018

Mashreq Bank names new CEO for Egypt

Mashreq Bank has appointed MSM MBA alumnus Amr El Bahey as its new CEO and country head in Egypt
18 April 2018

SAP Launches New Egyptian Investment Plan to Catalyze Egypt Vision 2030

MSM MBA alumna Hoda Mansour Appointed as Managing Director of SAP Egypt
26 April 2018

Tomasz Prystacki został powołany na stanowisko prezesa i dyrektora generalnego Fresenius Medical Care Polska i Fresenius Nephrocare Polska

MSM MBA Alumnus Tomasz Prystacki was appointed the President and CEO of Fresenius Medical Care Polska and Fresenius Nephrocare Polska.
25 January 2018

George Shumbusho named new Mkombozi bank MD

MSM/ESAMI MBA alumnus George Shumbusho has been appointed Managing Director of the Mkombozi commercial Bank in Tanzania
4 December 2017

President Barrow appoints new Interior minister

MBA Alumnus Habib Saihou Drammeh has been appointed Minister of Interior in Gambia
3 Augustus 2017

Telkom Kenya Appoints Former KPTC Employee as Chief Human Resources Officer

MBA Alumna Catherine Olaka has been appointed Chief Human Resources Officer at Telkom Kenya
30 May 2017

Mongolian national named new World Bank Country Manager for Kyrgyzstan

MBA Alumna Bolormaa Amgaabazar bas been named the new World Bank's Country Manager for the Kyrgyz Republic
24 May 2017

Jaime Salomón es el nuevo viceministro de Desarrollo e Infraestructura Agraria y Riego

The Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation (Minagri)in Peru appointed industrial engineer Jaime Oswaldo Salomón new deputy Minister of Development and Agrarian Infrastructure and Irrigation. Mr. Salomón owns a Master’s in Philosophy from MSM

15 May 2017 takes CEO of Bancpost

Dragos Diaconu, graduated from the Executive MBA of MSM Romania in 2016, is the new CEO of , one of the largest online stores in Romania of original watches. In his new position, Dragos is responsible for the company’s growth strategy and strengthening its leading position in the market and the development of value-added services segment for customers.

25 April 2017

Normand Barahona appointed Atento Managing Director in Peru

MSM MBA alumnus, Mr. Normand Barahona has been appointed Managing Director of Atento in Peru. Atento is the largest provider of customer relationship management and business process outsourcing services in Latin America, and among the top three providers globally,

28 October 2016

Hainan Airlines oprichter neemt fors belang in Hilton

The rticle refers to Hainan Airlines buying a 25 percent stake in Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc.  Chinese Hainan Airlines Chinese has been founded by and is under leadership of MSM MBA alumnus Mr. Chen Feng.

16 Augustus 2016 X5 Retail Group announces senior management team appointments

X5 Retail Group N.V., a leading Russian food retailer announces appointments to the senior management team. MSM MBA alumnus Dmitry Gimmelberg has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), with effect from 17 August.

8 July 2016

Santiago Vázquez: “Hay una guerra entre grupos económicos farmacéuticos por tener el control de la compra pública”

On 26 March 2015 economist and MSM MBA alumnus Santiago Vasquez Cazar has been appointed as the General Director of the National Public Procurement Service by the President of Ecuador, Mr. Rafael Correa.
Previously Mr. Vasquez served as the National Deputy Secretary of Planning. In this article Mr. Vasquez is interviewed on the medicine auctions in Ecuador.

7 July 2016

HNA Group gedeiht mit buddhistischem Beistand

Article describes worldwide success of Chinese HNA group which has been founded by and is under leadership of MSM MBA alumnus Mr. Chen Feng.

5 June 2016 Jaiz Bank appoints Usman, MD

Appointment of MSM alumnus Mr. Hassan Usman as Managing Director of Jaiz Bank plc

31 May 2016

Stefan Slavnicu, CTO Orange: Vrem sa crestem acoperirea rurala. In urban continuam sa ne extindem in interiorul cladirilor

Interview with CTO Orange Romania Mr. Stefan Slavnicu, MSM Executive MBA Alumnus, about the 4G expansion plans of Orange in Romania.

29 May 2016

El gurú boliviano de los negocios en Centroamérica

MSM MBA alumnus Marcelo Alemán is the current director of Tigo, the number one telecom company in El Salvador. The magazine El Economista has added him to the Top 100 Business gurus in Central America. This article features an interview with Mr. Alemán.

25 May 2016

Vinh Hoan replaces CEO with former sales director Ngo Vi Tam Nguyen

Vietnamese pangasius farming company Vinh Hoan has named Ms. Ngo Vi Tam Nguyen, its former sales and marketing director, as its new CEO. Vinh Hoan is one of Vietnam’s largest seafood exporters and its largest pangasius exporter. Ms. Ngo Vi Tam Nguyen is an MSM MBA alumna.

25 February 2016

Rwanda: There Is No Shortcut to Success – Ingabire

Interview with MSM MBA alumna Ange Ingabire about starting her own company Azzi Products Ltd., a Rwandan cosmetics brand.
23 February 2016

It won’t just be an excursion, new KTB boss declares

Interview with Jacinta Mbithi, MSM EP alumna, about her appointment as Acting Managing Director of the Kenya Tourism Board.

8 February 2016

Silviu Popa este noul președinte al CNSC

Appointment of Mr. Silviu Popa as the new President for CNSC, the National Council for Solving Complaints in Romania. Mr. Silviu Popa is an MSM MBA alumnus.

30 December 2015

University Meets Microfinance (UMM) Presents its 2015 Master Award Winners

MSM MBA alumnus Abdul-Nasiru Iddrisu Alhassan has won the 2015 University Meets Microfinance Master Award for his MSM master thesis: “The value of skills training in the improvement of the socio-economic status of Microfinance beneficiaries: A case study at Grameen Ghana“.

13 March 2015

Cecilia Riva Zaferson, nueva Gerente de Marketing de General Motors Perú

Cecilia Riva Zaferson has been appointed as the new Marketing Manager of General Motors in Peru, as part of the firm’s strategic plans for 2015. Cecilia graduated in 2007 from the joint MBA program offered by MSM and CENTRUM Católica in Peru.

27 June 2013

SRDC’s President to Attend “Global Power Shift” Summit in Istanbul

MSM MBA alumnus and President of the Social Research and Development Center (SRDC) in Yemen, Mr. Moneer Al-Omari attended the Global Power Shift Summit in Istanbul, Turkey, to promote initiatives to to combat climate change.