EXP-11's 1st Reunion
The European Private Equity and Investment Banking Roundtable, Executive MBA Program Office (London), The Office of Alumni Affairs and Development
October 14, 2006, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
You are invited to join EXP-11 as they celebrate their first reunion in London Saturday, 14 October, 2006, at Chicago GSB's London campus.
25 Basinghall Street
London EC2V 5HA
Member of the Executive Board, Head of Life & Health Products, Swiss Re
Michael J. Gibbs
Clinical Professor of Economics
Adjunct Associate Professor of Finance
Blair Jacobson, '99
Director, Citigroup Private Equity
Wolfgang Schwerdtle, '00
Vice President, MidOcean Partners
Robert Wardrop, '96 (EXP-1)
Managing Director, Anschutz Investments
8:00 AM: Breakfast
9:00 AM - noon: 'Language, Ethnic Conflict & Corporate Mergers' with Michael J. Gibbs, Clinical Professor of Economics
Noon - 2:00 PM: Lunch with Keynote Speech - Speaker: Alberto Izaga
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM: Update on Trends in the European Private Equity and Investment Banking
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM: Networking Reception
Born in 1971 in Bilbao, Spain, Alberto Izaga attended the University of Deusto in Bilbao, Spain, where he took a Law and Business Administration Degree in 1994. He also is an alumnus of GE �Top Training Programs.
Alberto Izaga joined General Electric in 1998.� He worked at GE's Corporate Headquarters in Fairfield, Connecticut as Senior Analyst Mergers & Acquisitions, before becoming Vice President Business Development in Kansas City, a position he held 2000-2001. He served as CEO Life & Health Continental Europe in London in 2002, and subsequently, in 2003, became President and CEO Life & Health Europe, a post he held until the acquisition of GEIS by Swiss Re in June 2006.� At this time he became a member of the Swiss Re Executive Board, based at the Swiss Re offices in London, with global responsibility for Life & Health Products. In July 2006 Alberto was elected to the Board of the Association of British Insurers.
Alberto is married with one daughter.� His personal interests include all kinds of sports - particularly running, cycling and football - reading and travelling.