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|Date||Link to article||Description|
|25 Oct 2022||MBA Alumna Henrietta Bankole-Olusina has been appointed into the board of NowNow Digital Systems Limited to strengthen the advisory board team. NowNow is the largest fintech ecosystem in Africa.|
|1 Sep 2022||Digital marketing and communication agency Ideologiq launches Quadratiq, a new E-Commerce and Data Science division dedicated to companies||MSM Romania MBA alumna Raluca Negrea will lead the new Ideologiq division, as Managing Partner Quadratiq.|
|30 August 2022||Mrs. Beata Uwamaliza Habyarimana, CEO of Bank of Kigali Group Plc named InstinctBusiness “CEO OF THE WEEK”||MSM MBA Alumna Mrs. Beata Uwamaliza Habyarimana, has emerged as InstinctBusiness Magazine’s “CEO OF THE WEEK” InstinctBusiness Woman “CEO of the Week” is a weekly accreditation of Top performing Chief Executive Officers within the African region, following their achievements, outstanding service, industry experience, visionary leadership, amongst other criteria.|
|22 August 2022||Hazim Macky is appointed chief technology officer for NinjaTrader Group||MSM MBA alumnus Hazim Macky has joined The NinjaTrader Group, LLC as Chief Technology Officer, the company announced today (CTO). CEO of NinjaTrader Group, offers more than 20 years of experience in software development and technical leadership to the newly created position.|
|16 August 2022||Top 11 most famous speakers in Vietnam today||MSM MBA alumnus Quach Tuan Khanh
is part of the top 11 most famous speakers in Vietnam (#6 in the article).He is recognized as a pioneer in the field of training & human development in Vietnam and invited to teach by many large enterprises such as Mercedes-Benz, Unilever, Samsung, Coca-Cola.
|10 August 2022||Susan Raczy, of Prex Peru: "We plan to close 2022 with 350,000 users"||Interview with MSM-CENTRUM MBA alumna Susan Raczy, country manager of Prex Peru, a fintech that landed in the country in 2021 and to date has more than 100,000 users.|
|5 August 2022||Vanessa Borg joins Evolution as Head of HR for Malta, Belgium, and Spain||DBA alumna Dr. Vanessa Borg has joined international iGaming giant Evolution as Head of Human Resources (HR) for Malta, Belgium, and Spain.|
|2 August 2022||Rwanda’s outgoing Trade Minister now BK Group CEO||MSM MBA alumna Beata Uwamaliza Habyarimana has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of BK Group Plc. Until last week she has been the Minister of Trade and Industry.|
|1 August 2022||Gabriel Ramos is appointed Executive Director of IPAE Business Association||MSM-CENTRUM PUCP MBA alumnus Gabriel Ramos has been appointed Executive Director of IPAE Business Association.|
|1 August||Alina Necula is the new Country Manager of Lion’s Head Romania||MSM Romania (BISM) Executive MBA alumna Alina Necula has been appointed Country Manager of Lion Head Romania.|
|27 July 2022||Deloitte Romania strengthens management team by appointing four new directors and one partner within Reff & Associates||MSM Romania (BISM) Executive MBA alumnus Adrian Ifrim has been appointed Director within the Cyber Risk Advisory department of Deloitte Romania.|
|18 July 2022||Gulf Business Machines (Oman) Co. L.L.C. announces appointment of Mahmoud El Kordy as General Manager||Gulf Business Machines (Oman) has announced the appointment of MSM MBA alumnus Mr. Mahmoud El Kordy as General Manager.|
|12 July 2022||Shaibu Ali elected Vice-Chairman of AIBA||MSM EP Financial Management alumnus Mr. Shaibu Ali, Managing Director of KEK Insurance Brokers Ghana, has been elected as Vice Chairman of the Insurance Brokers Association of Africa.|
|11 July 2022||Gabriel Ramos, new executive director of IPAE||MSM-CENTRUM MBA alumnus Gabriel Ramos has been appointed as Executive Director of IPAE Business Association.|
|31 May 2022||Alvaro Meza-Cuadra, business administrator: "I hope coffee is as valued as our gastronomy"||Internview with MSM MBA alumnus Alvaro Meza-Cuadra, manager at Artidoro Rodríguez Café, about the coffee market in Peru.|
|20 May 2022||Flanco has a new logistics director: Laura Simion, former Regional Supply Chain Manager Europe at LC Waikiki||MSM Executive MBA Alumna Laura Simion has been appointed the position of logistics director of Flanco Retail.|
|12 May 2022||The American Chamber of Commerce of Peru (AmCham Peru) appointed MSM-CENTRUM MBA alumnus Luis Felipe Carrillo as the new Chairman of the Board for the period 2022-2023. Luis Felipe Carrillo is the President of GE (General Electric) for the CALA region.|
|10 May 2022||Beta Bionics Appoints Gilad Glick to the Board of Directors||MSM MBA alumnus Gilad Glick has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Beta Bionics, a clinical-stage medical technology company committed to the design, development, and commercialization of the iLet® Bionic Pancreas.|
|22 April 2022||Talking with children through the book series "Scientific Storytelling" by author Hoang Anh Duc||MSM Master in Management alumnus Hoang Anh Duc launched six scientific storytelling books for children in the age of 3-10 years old.|
|20 February 2022||Dr. Basera surpasses production targets while mechanising agriculture||Dr. John Basera was awarded as one of the top permanent secretaries for surpassing production of major crops while new irrigation systems were installed. Dr. Basera holds an MBA from MSM and ESAMI.|
|1 February 2022||MSM MBA alumna Nyamkhuu Ulambayar has been appointed ambassador of Mongolia to France. Her mission includes strengthening ties with UNESCO, Spain, Portugal, Monaco and Andorra.|
|23 January 2022||‘Logo Land’: Bangladeshi author Amit Biswas on logos of the Netherlands||Article about the book 'Logo Land', written by MSM MBA alumnus Amit Biswas. The book takes a look at the origin and meaning of the municipality logos in the Netherlands.|
|11 January 2022||New Agribank CEO Karuaihe officially takes office||MSM MBA alumnus Raphael Karuaihe has officially commenced duty as CEO of the Agricultural Bank of Namibia (AgriBank), following his appointment by the Board in October 2021.|
|31 December 2021||100 Most admired CEOs in Romania 2021. Tudor Manea, CEO of eMag- 015||MSM Romania MBA alumnus Tudor Manea, CEO of eMag is listed in the 100 most admired CEOs in Romania.|
|3 December 2021||Kakira Sugar taps Susan Nanyange Mataka from Umeme for Head of Human Resource position||MSM Executive Education Alumna Susan Nanyange Mataka joined Kakira Sugar Works Limited as Head of Human Resource.|
|15 October 2021||Bholdus Announces New Strategic Advisor||Unius Asia Pte Company officially announced and welcomed MSM MBA alumnus, Mr. Hoang Duc Trung to join the Bholdus project as a Strategic Advisor.|
|5 October 2021||Corporate moves: Diane Dusaidi appointed as AB Bank Board Chair||MSM MBA alumna Diane Dusaidi is new Board Chairperson of AB Bank Plc, becoming one of the youngest and few women to sit at the helm of a board in Rwanda's banking sector.|
|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||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||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||
MSM MBA alumnus Bogdan Kucharski appointed President of BP Poland.
|16 July 2018||Interview with Corina Chiorean, Executive MBA alumna Romania|
|27 June 2018||Mashreq Bank has appointed MSM MBA alumnus Amr El Bahey as its new CEO and country head in Egypt|
|18 April 2018||MSM MBA alumna Hoda Mansour Appointed as Managing Director of SAP Egypt|
|26 April 2018||MSM MBA Alumnus Tomasz Prystacki was appointed the President and CEO of Fresenius Medical Care Polska and Fresenius Nephrocare Polska.|
|25 January 2018||MSM/ESAMI MBA alumnus George Shumbusho has been appointed Managing Director of the Mkombozi commercial Bank in Tanzania|
|4 December 2017||MBA Alumnus Habib Saihou Drammeh has been appointed Minister of Interior in Gambia|
|3 Augustus 2017||MBA Alumna Catherine Olaka has been appointed Chief Human Resources Officer at Telkom Kenya|
|30 May 2017||MBA Alumna Bolormaa Amgaabazar bas been named the new World Bank's Country Manager for the Kyrgyz Republic|
|24 May 2017||
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||
Dragos Diaconu, graduated from the Executive MBA of MSM Romania in 2016, is the new CEO of WatchShop.ro , 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||
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||
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||
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.
|7 July 2016||
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||
Interview with CTO Orange Romania Mr. Stefan Slavnicu, MSM Executive MBA Alumnus, about the 4G expansion plans of Orange in Romania.
|29 May 2016||
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||
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||Interview with MSM MBA alumna Ange Ingabire about starting her own company Azzi Products Ltd., a Rwandan cosmetics brand.|
|23 February 2016||
Interview with Jacinta Mbithi, MSM EP alumna, about her appointment as Acting Managing Director of the Kenya Tourism Board.
|8 February 2016||
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||
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 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||
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.