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  1. 1. Sloan Masters in Leadership and Strategy Graduating class of 2015
  2. 2. Participation in this demanding programme indicates a real commitment to personal development and business excellence. When a company recruits a Sloan Fellow there is an immediate benefit, not only in terms of experience and demonstrated success, but also in an understanding of the latest management challenges and thinking. Sloan Fellows develop the required leadership skills and expertise to operate effectively in today’s complex global environment. Careers and recruitment If you are interested in recruiting our Sloan Fellows please contact us at: Career Services London Business School Regent’s Park London NW1 4SA United Kingdom Tel: +44 (0)20 7000 7400 Fax: +44 (0)20 7000 7001 Email: Visit: Career Services is open every working day from 9.00 – 17.00
  3. 3. Focusing on strategy, globalisation, and leadership and change, London Business School’s Sloan MSc delivers the latest insights in business practice and research. Taught over 12 months, with flexible options, this full-time degree programme leads to a Master of Science (MSc) in Leadership and Strategy. The curriculum features: • core courses covering the functional and strategic knowledge and analytical skills required to be an effective leader in any organisation • a choice of electives to focus on areas of special interest • an International Assignment designed to build the key capabilities needed to cross national and cultural borders, and to manage ambiguity and change in a global context • an optional management report providing an opportunity to carry out an in-depth assignment for a particular company or industry sector. Sloan Fellows at London Business School are rich in diversity, coming from across the world and from a wide range of job functions and industry sectors. They are highly regarded and extremely motivated senior managers, professionals and entrepreneurs with an impressive track record of success. This unique peer group creates a dynamic and collaborative learning environment and a powerful global network. Working in diverse study groups, Sloan Fellows gain an in-depth knowledge of international management and business practice from the perspectives of many different cultures and industries. On completing the programme, Sloan Fellows are equipped with the latest business management tools and knowledge. They join London Business School’s alumni network – a global community of more than 39,000 executives from around the world. The Sloan profile ++++5+4+2+H +++++++++++++++ +++++++++++ +++++++ +++++++++++++++ ++7+4+4+4+4+2+2+2+2+H+++++++ +++8+5+5+5+4+4+4+2+2+2+2+2+H Finance 25% IT/Telecommunications 16% Industry/Manufacturing 14% Leisure/Retail 8% Consulting 5% Energy/Engineering 5% Public/Not-for-profit 5% Professional services 4% Law 4% FMCG 4% Entertainment 2% Pharmaceuticals 2% Architecture/Design 2% eCommerce 2% HR/Recruitment 2% General management 54% Finance 15% Marketing/Sales 7% New business development 4% Operations management 4% Consulting 4% Legal 4% Project management 2% Professional services 2% HR/Recruitment 2% IT 2% Asia 38% Europe (excluding UK) 20% UK 20% Latin America 11% Africa/Middle East 5% Australia/New Zealand 4% North America 2%
  4. 4. Anupam Agnihotri British Director, Services ACI Worldwide Singapore, Republic of Singapore Successfully turned around the delivery of one of the largest financial services IT transformation programmes in Southeast Asia. Managed an international team of more than 150 personnel. Consistently exceeded budget targets despite challenging circumstances. Experience working across multiple geographies, including the US, Europe, and Asia. Aadil Al-Saadi Omani Programme Manager Central Bank of Oman Muscat, Oman IT change and transformation management professional. Successfully delivered change programmes, of more than US$100m, within the banking sector. Secured management buy-ins, and integrated a broad range of technologies including national payments infrastructure, capital markets and business continuity. Established an inter-governmental consultancy for technology initiatives of national interest. Adept at managing large, diverse teams. Eduardo Arnillas Peruvian CEO Kisco Peru S.A. Lima, Peru Led strategic planning and implementation for the introduction of South Korean dyestuff for textiles and Italian machinery into the Peruvian market. Created strategic partnerships within the industry. Pushed apparel exports to a higher quality and level of international competitiveness. Strong negotiation skills. Knowledge of the UK, European, Asian and all American markets. Vijay Anand Indian Strategy and Alliances, India DSM Advanced Surfaces Delhi, India Responsible for strategy, M&A and projects. Delivered high quality projects in multicultural environments. Credited with creating ‘first of its kind’ business ventures in technology and consumer space in partnership with global corporations. Skilled in finance, strategy and technology management. Previous experience includes consulting, iBanking, corporate strategy and P&L management. Pro-bono mentor to start-ups. Luciano Casiroli Italian Head of Legal Cariparma - Credit Agricole Milan, Italy General counsel with extensive knowledge of the banking industry. Broad governance and board experience in Italy, US, and Luxembourg, fulfilling regulatory, governmental, and market authority requirements. Successfully led in-house teams of 60 personnel. Substantial experience in capital markets and corporate finance transactions. Managed an NPL portfolio of nearly €2bn. Karl Eckerstorfer Austrian Industry Head of Hotels and Tourism Erste Group Immorent AG Vienna, Austria Senior tourism industry professional with extensive management experience. Successful track record in strategic leadership positions within the hospitality sector across Central and Eastern Europe. Currently accountable for around 1,600 employees and responsible for financing hotels to a volume of more than €1.6bn in CEE. Paul Gregory Hanegraaf British/American Creative Navigator Milligan London, UK Experienced business leader who creates opportunities through foresight and insight. Currently director, shareholder and creative guide to a retail property development team as well as founding partner of a start up dealing with timber modular solutions. Founder and board member of several large multicultural and multi-disciplinary international consultancy businesses. PE fund advisor and founding partner of a new business venture. Naoki Fujita Japanese Senior Vice President Mizuho Financial Group Tokyo, Japan Deep financial knowledge and experience of both commercial and investment banking services. Strategic perspective and expertise gained planning business strategies for one of the biggest banks in Japan. Strong organisational leader with excellent change management skills. Experience includes work with government departments. Sergey Golygin Russian Head of Road Construction and Agriculture Machinery UralVagonZavod Moscow, Russia Multi-skilled professional with extensive experience in heavy machinery and railway industries. Successfully improved business processes and re-organised company structures. Led cross-functional teams. Expertise in business process management. Previous experience includes developing relationships with key business players and ministers. Mo Hamzianpour British Managing Director Ludstone Integrated Property Company London, UK Dynamic senior executive with expertise in real estate development and investment. Leads using strategic and pragmatic methodologies with a deep understanding of risk. Recently co- founded a London-based boutique property development company. Responsible for the successful delivery of more than 50 complex real estate projects with average annual returns of 35%. Jedediah Coleman New Zealander Director Caravan London, UK Broad-minded entrepreneur and angel investor trying to think bigger, work smarter and avoid life’s drudgeries. Successfully started, developed and sold a London-based restaurant and coffee-roasting business. Previous experience as a senior lawyer for a leading New York law firm. Expertise in high value cross-border disputes in multiple jurisdictions. Francesca Durante Italian Director BNP Paribas Milan, Italy Senior professional with extensive experience in the investment banking sector. Led the successful closure of more than 30 transactions. Strong expertise in business valuation, corporate and acquisition finance, and advisory and debt restructuring. Currently responsible for originating and executing transactions with the top 50 Italian corporations. Fay Copeland British Partner Wedlake Bell London, UK Expertise advising high-net-worth individuals. Skilled in dispute resolution. Led a merger integrating clients, IT systems, practice standards and personnel. Responsible for a department generating £5m. Introduced the use of social media, developed a structured client contact programme generating new business, and devised a programme monitoring cross-referrals. Citywealth lawyer nominee 2013 and a top Power Woman 2014. Pedro da Costa Carvalho Brazilian CEO Lecca Financeira e Investimentos Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Experienced banker leading a family finance business and assets of more than US$100m. Skilled at structuring credit card products, managing personal credit and assisting mid- size companies. Sold businesses for a major local bank and credit card company for more than US$15m. Managed 450 personnel across IT, treasury, business planning, and credit and collection. Alison Haig-Davies British HR Director Aviva London, UK Experienced organisational change leader. Skilled at implementing new business models to increase commercial focus and transparency. Led a cost reduction of £200m per year (28%). Created enhanced organisational capability through international talent acquisition and development. Experienced coach and performance enhancer. Expertise instigating positive cultural change. Rauf Akhundov Azerbaijani Deputy CEO Demir Bank Baku, Azerbaijan Multilingual senior sales and business development executive. Expertise in small and medium enterprise lending, micro-finance, network management, and fundraising. Managed a loan portfolio of US$400m across 33 branches. Successfully completed a network optimisation project. Conducted over 150 training sessions for bank personnel in former CIS countries. Eduardo Clavijo Spanish Founder/Entrepreneur SCA Grupo Madrid, Spain Founder of a manufacturing and IT consulting company. Grew the organisation from a start- up to a business spread across two continents. Built and led a multicultural team across three countries. A strong leader skilled in setting and achieving goals and strategies in uncertain environments. Expertise leading and developing complex solution sales. Sloan MSc class profile
  5. 5. Takayoshi Ichikawa Japanese Executive Officer, Corporate Strategy Phoenix Resort KK Miyazaki, Japan Senior executive. Extensive turnaround experience with one of the largest resort complexes in Japan. Led a shareholder change and the successful transformation to a member firm of an organised industrial group. Graduate school lecturer. Toshiki Iwaoka Japanese Managing Director Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ New York, USA Chief economist for the largest Japanese bank in New York. Responsible for economic analyses and forecasting US monetary policy. Led the Economic Research Group under a multicultural environment. Extensive involvement with Japanese media. In-depth knowledge of macroeconomics. Expertise leading teams and training analysts. SeungBum (SB) Kim South Korean Senior Manager Doosan Infracore Atlanta, USA Cross-border expertise developing and implementing long-range strategy, M&A and post-merger integration. Experience of construction equipment, consumer goods, and finance sectors. Responsible for US$700m new product development, pricing strategy and execution, and led the telematics system. Demonstrated excellence managing a wide range of cross-functional projects. Currently exploring new business development. Kiran Kumble Indian Global Offering Development Manager Accenture Strategy Bangalore, India Experienced consulting professional with expertise in product innovation, lifecycle management and supply chain. Skilled at leading cross-functional teams. Recently responsible for offering and asset development across global consulting and industry teams. Delivered multimillion US dollar services for a major global product lifecycle programme. Led the aerospace product lifecycle function at a leading consulting firm, achieving significant growth. Christian List Austrian Director Printing Category, North-western Europe Hewlett-Packard Barcelona, Spain Senior executive with extensive experience of sales, marketing, and operations within the IT hardware industry. Led sales and product managed operations across emerging markets in Africa and the Middle East, and developed markets in Europe. Most recently in charge of printing businesses with a turnover of more than US$1bn, selling to consumers and enterprises in North-western Europe. Mila Lopez Simon Spanish Senior Vice President of Operations, Spain and Europe Iridium Concesiones de Infraestructuras (ACS Group) Madrid, Spain Extensive experience in public-private partnerships within the infrastructure sector. Most recently served as a board member on several projects in the UK and Ireland, with a budget of €60m in revenue terms. Previously responsible for the strategic development of the business in Europe. Successfully led and managed multi- cultural teams. Hamish MacLellan British Managing Director Jefferies International London, UK Senior finance professional with extensive knowledge of European equities. Built and led multi-region teams across all aspects of equity distribution, including sales trading, research sales and ECM. Business achieved US$100m revenues within three years. Previous experience includes trading and relationship building with a major global institution and hedge fund managers. David Mather British Head of Core Banking, Global Change Delivery HSBC Hong Kong, China Senior CIO and programme manager. Most recently managed the successful delivery of a US$150m core banking system. Rich knowledge of banking industry technology. Track record in due diligence and the integration of bank acquisitions. Consultancy experience at a ‘big four’ firm. Broad professional experience working across Asia. Berent Philip Moe Norwegian CEO BPM Productions AS Kristiansand, Norway Successful entrepreneur. Extensive experience across Europe and the US. Spearheaded innovation and infrastructure development projects in collaboration with the Norwegian government. Consulting background with a regional incubator targeting entertainment start-ups. Led teams responsible for international hit songs. Contracted as music producer and songwriter to an international music management company. Mara Rocha Brazilian Sales Executive IBM São Paulo, Brazil Senior sales manager. Rich experience negotiating complex information technology business transactions, defining sales strategy and developing software offerings for large global and local customers in Latin America. Consistent achievement of sales targets leading multinational teams. Taku Morinobu Japanese Director of Technology NTT Communications Tokyo, Japan Internet engineering professional. Extensive experience developing and managing worldwide internet services, enterprise and R&D networks. Led a team increasing internet services to 12 million users, producing £53m in sales. Successfully expanded into nine Asian countries leading a multicultural engineering team. The company is ranked the No. 1 wholesale internet provider in Asia. Daniel Ng Singaporean Managing Director United Overseas Bank Singapore, Republic of Singapore Experienced financial risk management and compliance specialist. Currently with a retail bank unit within a large regional commercial bank headquartered in Singapore. Led a multi- cultural team of 180 specialists comprising of 12 nationalities from five countries in the Asia Pacific region on a US$20m annual budget. Previous experience includes business risk consulting and project management. Edwin Nginya Kuraru Kenyan Head of Finance, IT and Administration IKM Advocates Nairobi, Kenya Finance executive with broad experience in financial management. Expertise leading P&L for both local and international companies. Managed cross-border business unit finance operations in Africa producing revenues of more than US$40m. Experience formulating financial and commercial strategies, optimising IT infrastructure and executing capabilities. Kevin Meehan British Managing Director Credit Suisse London, UK Proven business builder. Extensive international experience across entrepreneurial boutiques and blue-chip institutions. Recently led a global business comprising a multicultural team of more than 200 people across three continents, generating US$50-100m revenues. Previously set-up a hedge fund business raising US$1bn in assets, and expanded a prime brokerage business in Asia into a top-tier player. Yoichi Mizuno Japanese General Sales Manager Itochu Corporation Tokyo, Japan Accomplished senior professional. Extensive sales and marketing experience in the global plastics sales industry. Managed major key global plastics accounts while based in Japan and Singapore. Most recently responsible for managing the sales of ten suppliers across ten regions worldwide, with a turnover of US$190m. Skilled leader of multicultural teams. Shahnoor Meghani Pakistani Strategy Consultant Independent Pakistan, Middle East Versatile professional with a commercial banking background and knowledge of credit, risk and transaction banking. Strategy and business consulting experience within emerging markets. Change management leader. Successfully transformed a large banking institute into an internationally accredited organisation. Professional experience enriched through volunteer assignments ranging from impact investment to carbon credit trading. Grigorii Menshikh Russian Vice President JSC United Shipbuilding Corporation Moscow, Russia Senior executive for the largest Russian heavy manufacturing company. Responsible for corporate strategy and business development. Experienced in valuations, M&A, the creation of international Joint Ventures, and Special Purpose Vehicles. Strong legal background. Managed M&A deals up to US$0.5bn. Eiichi Miura Japanese Deputy General Manager, Investment Planning Division Mitsui & Co. Tokyo, Japan Industrial developer and organiser with expertise in evaluation and deal design. Skilled at negotiating multimillion pound acquisitions, investments and contracts in natural resources. Knowledge of projects, asset financing, energy, and steel-related businesses. Working in the investment and planning division of one of the world’s largest conglomerates. Chris Laumann German Founder/Managing Director Laumann Investments Luxembourg City, Luxembourg Successful global entrepreneur. Extensive general management experience. Expertise leading business units on a P&L basis. Built an international software company managing more than 120 employees. Developed a major online, retail, OEM and SMB distribution network across 17 countries. Sold the company for €44m. Founded numerous investment organisations investing in stocks and commodities. David Matta Lebanese CEO Elite Automotive Alliance Company Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Senior executive with experience managing multicultural, cross-functional teams. Expertise in sales, marketing, and customer services in the automotive, insurance, and medical equipment sectors. Broad exposure across the Middle East and Turkey. Successfully restructured two companies. Recently built a start-up to re-launch a leading global automotive brand in Saudi Arabia.
  6. 6. Udayan Pathak Indian Vice President J.P. Morgan Mumbai, India Entrepreneur and senior technology professional with a passion for strategic innovation. Diverse experience across system and product development, information security and process improvement, IT controls, and governance. Led multiple complex systems integrations and implantations in the financial services industry across New York, Mumbai, and London. Expertise managing cross-border and multicultural teams. Paul Phumpiu Peruvian Vice Minister of Fisheries/Consultant Ministry of Production/The World Bank Lima, Peru Expertise in competitive market design and regulatory policy. Led economic development projects and strategic planning across Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Senior decision- maker on antitrust issues, ports, telecoms, water, and sanitation. Experience consulting to business, governments, and international organisations. Broad knowledge of service markets and sectors within emerging economies.       Akshay Poddar Indian Executive Director Adventz Group – Zuari Agro Chemicals Kolkata, India Owner and executive director of a diversified Indian conglomerate with a global footprint. Strong leader with experience developing and leading four major verticals, including agribusiness, engineering and infrastructure, emerging lifestyles, and services. Jason Power Australian General Manager, Transmission and Infrastructure Abengoa Sydney, Australia Results-oriented business executive. Successful change leader skilled at transforming businesses through mentoring and delivering growth. Expertise in the implementation of global risk and business management systems. Experience in key management positions with top-tier multicultural international infrastructure companies. Background in engineering, construction and project management services in more than 20 countries. Leonardo Ramos Velloza Brazilian Marketing Manager Boehringer Ingelheim São Paulo, Brazil Experienced senior executive. Marketing and sales expertise and rich knowledge of the pharmaceutical and FMCG industries in Latin America. Experience working in multinational companies within cross-functional teams. Led multiple projects including the launch of several global products across different consumer categories in Brazil and Latin America. Alex J Reed American Chief Strategy Officer Eckerd Youth Clearwater, USA Results-oriented and transformative strategic leader. Transformed a faltering US$80m non- profit into a US$154m thought-leading organisation serving 15,000 at-risk children annually. Background in electrical engineering and Officer in the military. Raised US$12m to fund a mobile infrastructure start-up and directed US$25m in classified information security programmes. Robert Robert Indonesian Entrepreneur Jakarta, Indonesia Senior global investment professional for top tier banks in Europe. Entrepreneur with extensive emerging market exposure. Successfully launched and managed an opportunistic emerging market credit and equities absolute return fund. Advised Indonesian firms on business and investment strategies. Ex-partner in an Indonesian real estate development firm. Shamsuddin Shah Pakistani Head of Modern Trade Binzagr Company Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Extensive FMCG sales and trade marketing experience in the Middle East and Pakistan, across food and consumer goods. Skilled team leader; led large multicultural teams to deliver profitable business growth for multinational companies. In-depth expertise in sales and distribution, key account and field force management, and personnel development. Hari K Singh Indian Senior Vice President/Head of Global Operations, Projects and Country Head SRF New Delhi, India Extensive experience in global operations, project management, strategy, technology transfer, IT, new product development and R&D. Responsible for operations in India, South Africa, and Thailand. Successfully established businesses and executed projects in excess of US$300m. Received the Chairman’s Award for the best project implemented in South Africa and Thailand. Matthew Vatcher British Project Manager Dynamic Motion Rides GmbH Swindon, UK Significant expertise in asset data management. Background in electrical engineering and project management. Recently led the development and implementation of asset data strategy and standards for the world’s third busiest airport. Improved data quality in the corporate management IT system. Currently managing multimillion dollar projects for the global leisure industry. Shailendra Naidu Somarouthu Indian Chief Commercial Officer Lap Green Networks Kampala, Uganda Accomplished telecoms executive. Executive level leadership roles in multinational companies. Actively engaged in turning around two telecoms entities in Asia and East Africa. Extensive management experience rolling out and managing mobile commerce solutions for developing markets. Strong track record in brand management, marketing, sales, and business development. Seunghoon Song South Korean Vice President, Finance NCSOFT Corporation Seattle, USA Extensive experience in corporate finance, planning and management, within the global internet and online gaming industry. Expertise driving strategy and leading teams across multicultural, cross-functional business units. Recently designed and led major organisational changes across the US, Europe, and Asia. Previously a chartered accountant with a global professional services firm. Makiko Hanawa Tada Japanese Managing Director Simplex Institute Tokyo, Japan Dynamic general manager at an education company targeting finance and investment professionals. Successfully handled multiple leading roles contributing to the firm’s growth and development. Led numerous educational system development projects for major Japanese stock exchanges and top universities. Active lecturer to individual investors. Jorge Vita Haeussler Chilean/German Manager, Strategic Planning Grupo Gtd Santiago, Chile Multi-skilled executive with extensive experience in commercial management and strategic planning. Effective team leader with strong vision. Successfully led restructures and organisational integrations. Achieved constant revenue growth and highest returns within the local industry. Rich M&A experience within Latin America’s telecoms market. Hisako Yoshimura Japanese Founder/CEO Organisational Management Laboratory Tokyo, Japan Entrepreneur specialising in organisational management consulting. Diverse experience leading change management projects in Japanese organisations, including a general trading company, a multinational auto company, a major credit card company, and manufacturing companies. Developed business consulting expertise in the world’s largest professional service firms. Co-authored books on organisational and change management. Kitty Yung Chinese/British President of Asia American Eagle Outfitters Hong Kong, China Executive officer of a US-listed retailer. Successfully launched several iconic western brands into Greater China and Asia. Managed a portfolio of lifestyle brands with a distribution network throughout 1,000 stores in Asia. Track record of turning around businesses and coaching cross-cultural general management talents. Kirsten Zverina American/Australian/British Director, Management Consultant Hedgehog Logic London, UK Global change programme manager with leading investment banks. Managed business and technology teams of up to 65 staff in eight countries. Responsibility for 350 stakeholders, managing £34m budgets and US$1trillion national. Successfully delivered £40bn capital savings. CFA charterholder. Strategic relationship builder with prior experience in consulting, start-ups, technology, and biotech. Norah Prida Bay Mexican Founder Kitty10 London, UK Successful entrepreneur with extensive global experience across Europe and the Americas. Deep knowledge of emerging markets dynamics. Expertise in the financial industry and negotiations. Currently working on a fintech project. Cynthia Mengyue Sheng Chinese Regional Financial Controller Moet Hennessy Asia Pacific Singapore, Republic of Singapore Senior professional with extensive experience in corporate finance and enterprise governance in the luxury goods industry. Strong background leading cross-functional projects. Led financial management and strategic planning of the Asia-Pacific duty free business, generating revenue of US$190m. Achieved an average annual profit growth of over 30% from 2011 to 2014.
  7. 7. Find out more If you are interested in joining a future class of the Sloan Masters in Leadership and Strategy, we invite you to find out more by attending one of our information events, or by contacting our admissions team: Attend an event Held in London and other cities around the world, an information event is your opportunity to learn more about the programme experience and requirements. For dates of forthcoming events and to reserve a place, please visit our website at or email us at Contact us Whether you are an individual considering the Sloan programme as your next step, a recruiter or an employer planning the development of your senior talent, we will do everything we can to assist you in your decision making process. Please contact us with any questions you may have. Tel: +44 (0)20 7000 7509 Email:
  8. 8. London Business School Regent’s Park London NW1 4SA United Kingdom Tel +44 (0)20 7000 7000 Fax +44 (0)20 7000 7001 A Graduate School of the University of London