Joint Event of Leading US Business Schools
March 26, 2008: 6:45 PM - 10:00 PM
Join us for CEO perspectives of a rare kind. More than 100 business school graduates and guests attended each previous event in this series. A great networking opportunity!
Hotel Baur au Lac
Please reserve as soon as possible as places are limited. Your requests will be handled on a "first come, first served" basis. CHF 130.00 (only cash accepted) will be collected at the beginning of the event and includes dinner, wine and cocktails. We regret that “no shows” will be charged.
6:45 PM-7:30 PM: Reception and Cocktails
7:30 PM-10:00 PM: Program and Buffet Dinner
Valentin Chapero (Speaker)
CEO, Sonova (formerly Phonak)
Born in 1956, Mr. Chapero joined Sonova as CEO in October 2002.
Before joining Sonova, Mr. Chapero was CEO of the Mobile Networks Division of Siemens. Prior to this, between mid-1996 and the end of 1999, he was CEO of the Siemens Audiology Group, the world’s largest hearing instrument manufacturer. He took the company into the digital era, tripling sales and significantly improving profitability. Mr. Chapero began his career within the R&D department of Nixdorf Computer. Mr. Chapero, whose parents are Spanish, grew up and completed his education in Germany. He graduated in Physics at the University of Heidelberg, Germany, and was awarded his doctorate with a thesis in the medicine/physics field.
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