Executive Board for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa

The mission of Wharton’s executive boards is to advise the School and enhance and expand Wharton’s impact as the foremost teaching, research, and experience-led business school in the world. The Executive Board for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa supports Wharton External Affairs in its efforts to engage Wharton alumni globally through learning, community, and philanthropy and increase lifelong affinity to the School. 

Sam Lundquist
Vice Dean, Wharton External Affairs
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Chair

Bernd Wendeln, WG’04

Chairman and President
WEGA Invest GmbH

Members

Jean Abergel, WG’95

Managing Director – Global Co-Head Media & Communications
Morgan Stanley

Saleh Al-Ateeqi, WG’04

President & CEO
Kuwait Investment Office

John Ayoh, WG’87

Former Director of IT
Central Bank of Nigeria

Mohamed Bassatne, WG’89

Chief Executive Officer
BB Energy Group

Christophe Charlier, C’94 W’94

Chairman of the Board of Directors
Renaissance Capital

Christian Dahlberg, W’88

Co-Founder, Partner & CEO
Schuylkill Partners

Rodolphe De Hemptinne, WG’04

Co-Founder of Third Bridge
Third Bridge Group

Marisa Drew, WG’92

CEO, Impact Advisory and Finance Department
Credit Suisse Group AG

Amit Lohia, W’95

Vice Chairman
Indorama Corporation

Frank Mattern, WG’90

Founder and Managing Director
Frank Mattern Advisory & Investments

Aldo Melpignano, WG’05

Co-Owner & Managing Director
San Domenico Hotels

Alexander Sarrigeorgiou, WG’82

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Eurolife ERB Insurance Group

Carlos Schonfeld, W’93

Partner, Research Director, Portfolio Manager and Equity Investment Analyst
Capital Group

Robert Seminara, W’94

Partner
Apollo Management LP

Kamal Tabet, WG’84

Co-Founder and Chairman
Adon Capital

Mark Tagliaferri, W’85

Chairman
London Strategic Land

Christian Varin, WG’70

Chairman
Fovabis

For questions regarding the Wharton Executive Board for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, please contact Alex Toner, Director of Board Relations, at atoner@wharton.upenn.edu.