Movers and shakers: alumni in RSM Outlook summer 2018

Stay tuned with the professional advancements of alumni from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) as they develop their careers and move to new positions and companies, and even to different countries. If you’re an alumnus making a career move, let us know by emailing

Mirjam van Aarle Executive MBA 2017

The former Royal Netherlands Army innovation officer is now M&A consultant, Marktlink Fusies & Overnames B.V. (‘s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands). Effective: January 2018

Varun AgarwalFull-time MBA 2013

Moves from position as global indirect (S&G) sourcing PMO with Danone to become group indirects category manager (strategic sourcing & projects) at Asahi Beverages (the Netherlands). Effective: February 2018

Geert BeckersExecutive MBA 2014

Previously senior inspector: strategic communications and antitrust detection, Autoriteit Consument & Markt.4. Now senior supervisor integrity risk, De Nederlandsche Bank (the Netherlands). Effective: November 2017

Christian Certa Full-time MBA 2006

Previously corporate aircraft sales director, GE Capital EMEA. Now vice president, aviation and yacht finance for emerging Europe, Credit Suisse (Switzerland). Effective: September 2017

Inna Chaneva MScBA Strategic Management 2011

The one-time commercial enterprise strategy manager with Vodafone Germany is now manager market excellence Europe at E.ON SE (Essen, Germany). Effective: April 2018

Guus Dekkers Full-time MBA 1990

Leaves role as CIO Airbus & Corporate CIO with Airbus Group to become chief technology officer at Tesco (Welwyn Garden City, UK). Effective: April 2018

Marco Henrique Executive MBA 2010

The former head of cyber, HDI Global SE, moves to a new role as regional manager professional Lines Western Europe, ArgoGlobal (Germany). Effective: November 2017

Izabela Perseng MSc Strategic Management 2011 and BSc International Business Administration 2010

Moves from position as senior project manager, rise group ME (Dubai, UAE), to become business development manager and new projects, OMA (Rotterdam, the Netherlands). Effective: January 2018

Juan Carlos RomeroFull-time MBA 2017

Steps up from role as lead data scientist with Friesland Campina to become data science leader B2B with the same company (the Netherlands). Effective: January 2018

Alessandro Sansone OneMBA 2016

The former plant director with Honeywell takes up the position of business line director, Mangiarotti SpA, a Westinghouse Group Company (Italy). Effective: September 2017

Gagandeep SethiFull-time MBA 2010

Moves from the position of vice president business planning and analysis with Liberty Global to take up challenge as vice president operations, Liberty Latin America (Denver, USA). Effective: February 2018

Vivek Shrivastava Full-time MBA 2013

The business relationship manager at TATA Consultancy Services takes on new responsibilities as vice president sales at Genpact Ltd (Benelux region). Effective: February 2018

Annette Silva Executive MBA 2012

Moves from the position of business development manager with A. Schulman to take up role as senior project manager, Cargill, Schiphol (the Netherlands). Effective: November 2017

Anita Török MSc Strategic Management 2015

The former major partnerships coordinator with Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, moves to a technology consulting position with Accenture (Amsterdam, the Netherlands). Effective: April 2018

This article was first published in RSM Outlook summer 2018 – RSM’s alumni and corporate relations magazine. You can download RSM Outlook here.

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