Pan-European Forum
October 12–14, 2018


Please join us in Paris at Columbia Business School’s 11th international alumni gathering. The Pan-European Forum 2018, a two-day symposium on global socioeconomic trends, will include discussions led by some of the School’s most prominent faculty and world-class industry leaders, including alumni at the cutting edge of their fields. If you wish to request a printed invitation or have questions about this exciting event, please email Alumni Relations at

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Steering Committee

Marco Assetto ’04

Managing Director

Pictet & Cie (Europe) SA

* Andrew F. Barth ’85

Retired Chairman

Capital Guardian Trust Company

Ambassador Daniele D. Bodini ’72

Chairman Emeritus

ACP Group

Richard Bott ’72


Lear Corporation

* Russell L. Carson ’67


The Carson Family Charitable Trust

Jobic de Calan ’09

Senior Consultant


Denis de Kergorlay


Cercle de l’Union Interalliée

Michael de Mello ’81

Managing Partner

Carmarjo SGPS Lda

* Filippo de Vecchi ’95

Managing Director

Advent International Hong Kong Limited

* Mario J. Gabelli ’67

Chairman and CEO

GAMCO Investors Inc.

* Harry E. Gould Jr. ’64

Chairman and President

Signature Communications Ltd.

Jock Green-Armytage ’70


JZ Equity International Ltd.

* Andrew S. Gundlach ’01


First Eagle Investment Management LLC

* Ming Chu Hsu ’92


Alex & Wright Inc.

* Ann F. Kaplan ’77


Circle Wealth Management

* James W. Keyes ’80

Chairman and CEO

Wild Oats Marketplace

* John K. Martin, Jr. ’94

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Turner Broadcasting Systems Inc.

* Marc O. Mayer ’83

Head of North American Institutional Investment Management

Schroders plc

* Yuzaburo Mogi ’61

Honorary CEO and Chairman

Kikkoman Corporation

* Jonathan Newcomb ’69

Managing Director

Rockdale Partners

* Nicholas Oppenheim ’73


Brifor Limited

Benoit Parizet ’09

Internal Strategy & Investments

Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations

* Bruce Eben Pindyck, Esq. ’71

Chairman and CEO

Meridian Industries Inc.

* Shaiza Rizavi ’96

Managing Member and Portfolio Manager

Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC

* Paolo Scaroni ’73

Deputy Chairman

Rothschild Group

* Keith Sherin ’91

Retired Vice Chairman

General Electric

* Jerry I. Speyer ’64


Tishman Speyer

* Frank K. Tang ’94

Managing Partner and CEO

FountainVest Partners (Asia) Ltd.

* Charles W. Tate ’72

Chairman and Founder


* John T. Thompson ’81

Chairman and CEO

Thompson Distribution Company

* Massimo Tosato ’80

Chief Executive

Quaestio Holding S.A.

* Lulu C. Wang ’83

Founder and CEO

Tupelo Capital Management LLC

Pascal Yrissou ’05

M&A Advisor and Partner

Actis Investment Private Equity

Robert Yu ’03

Senior Vice President

Yuyu Pharma

* David W. Zalaznick ’78

Co‑founder and Chairman

Jordan/Zalaznick Advisers Inc.

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