Alumni on the Move
Affinion Group Inc.: Mark Gibbens, '93, has joined as CFO. The marketing firm is based in Stamford, Connecticut.
AOL Inc.: Hugh Johnston, '87, has been appointed to the board of directors. The online media giant is headquartered in New York. Johnston is executive vice president and CFO of PepsiCo Inc.
Arianne Resources Inc.: Pierre Lortie, '74, has been appointed chair of the board. Based in Saguenay, Quebec, Canada, the company mines for phosphate-titanium deposits. Lortie is senior business advisor at Canadian law firm Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP.
AutoNavi Holdings Ltd.: Jun Jin, AM '97, MBA '99, has been appointed vice president and chief marketing officer. One of China's leading digital map and content companies, AutoNavi is based in Beijing.
Crowell & Moring LLP: Eric Edwards, '10 (XP-79), has joined as public policy group partner in the Washington, DC office. The international law firm also has offices in New York; Los Angeles; San Francisco; Orange County, California; Anchorage, Alaska; London; and Brussels.
Ecolab Inc.: Thomas Handley, '81, has been promoted to president and chief operating officer from president of global food and beverage and Asia Pacific, Latin America. Based in St. Paul, Minnesota, the company makes cleaning products for hospitals and restaurants.
Gabelli Securities Inc.: Joel Torrance, '02, has joined in the alternative investment fund business. A subsidiary of GAMCO Investors Inc., the New York-based firm invests in stocks and hedge funds.
Harcourt Investment Consulting AG: Claire Liou, '03,has joined as product specialist, alternative investments, based in Hong Kong. The investment firm is a member of the Zurich-based Vontobel Group.
Healthland Inc.: Patrick Spangler, '94, has been named senior vice president and CFO. The Minneapolis-based information technology company serves rural hospitals.
Illinois State Board of Education: Curt Bradshaw, '01, has been appointed to a three-year term as a board member. Bradshaw, senior vice president and head of product development, Nuveen Investments Inc., has served on a Naperville, Illinois school board for seven years, including three as president.
Ingen Technologies Inc.: Richard Campbell, '79 (XP-42), has joined the board of directors. The medical device manufacturer is headquartered in Riverside, California. Campbell is president of RC Product Development and Engineering. The company helps clients take products from concept to production, and is based in Riverside County, California.
KeyedIn Solutions Inc.: John Joliet, '97, has joined the board of directors of the Minneapolis-based software and consulting company. Joliet is managing director of global investment bank Moelis & Company, headquartered in New York.
Lakewood Photography: Greta Jacobs Mee, '95, has become owner and president. The League City, Texas-based studio specializes in portrait, wedding, commercial, aerial, interior, and exterior photography.
Linden Capital Partners LLC: William Drehkoff, '03, has been promoted to partner. He had rejoined Linden in 2009. The Chicago-based middle-market private equity firm invests in the health care industry.
Miller Chicago Real Estate: Andrea Miller, '04, founded the Chicago-based commercial real estate brokerage company in September. She serves as principal.
Northern Technologies International Corp.: Konstantin Von Falkenhausen, '99 (EXP-4), has been elected to the board of directors. The company uses green technologies to make products for consumers and industry. It is headquartered in Circle Pines, Minnesota. Falkenhausen is a partner at B Capital Partners AG, an investment advisory boutique focused on infrastructure and clean energy.
State of Oregon: John Skjervem, '91, has been appointed chief investment officer to oversee the state's pension investment team.
PineBridge Investments LLC: Arun Kumar, '03 (AXP-2), has been appointed chief operating officer of the Middle East unit, based in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia. The money management firm is headquartered in New York.
SingleHop LLC: Ted Tavrides, '02, has joined as channel sales manager. The cloud-hosting company is based in Chicago.
SoCore Energy LLC: Robert Scheuermann, '99, has joined as CFO. Headquartered in Chicago, the solar energy company focuses on multisite retailers and industrial clients.
TechCXO: James Condon, '80, has been named partner, finance, operations, technology, and venture capital/private equity in the new Northern Virginia/Washington, DC office. The technology consulting company is headquartered in Atlanta.
University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business: Elana Fine, '02, has been promoted to managing director from associate director at the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship.