IMD International Search Group Announces Elections to the Board
IMD International Search Partners met from April 28-30 in Antwerp, Belgium, for their Annual General Assembly. The conference was hosted by Bakker & Partners, exclusive member of IMD, with head-office in Antwerp and a Brussels base as well.
Besides a very busy agenda including sessions on leadership consulting and new cross-borders business development initiatives, the conference included a General Assembly during which IMD members elected two new Directors and renewed the mandates of two others.
Following this vote, Karen Breugelmans, Partner at Bakker & Partners, our host for this conference, as well as Gerard Ketelaar, Partner at Quaestus Executive Leadership, will be in charge of marketing, external and internal communications, in replacement of former VP marketing. The Board and all IMD members take this opportunity to warmly thank Jo Fisher, CEO of Jo Fisher Executive, IMD Australia, for her commitment and action during her mandate within the IMD Board, as VP Marketing.
The IMD International Search Board is now composed as such:
- President – Dr. Matthias Mohr
- VP Finance & Legal – Dr. Peter Sutter
- Director, EMEA – Daniel Lewczuk (renewed mandate)
- Director, Americas and Global Membership Development – Stefan Danis (renewed mandate)
- Director, Business Development – Anita Otterheim Hjalmarsson
- Director, South America & Members on-boarding and retention – Rodolfo Sommer
- Director, Marketing and Communications – Karen Breugelmans (newly elected)
- Director, Marketing and Communications – Gerard Ketelaar (newly elected)
Newly elected Director Gerard Ketelaar, also Partner at Quaestus, IMD Netherlands, comments: "It is my mission to make the world more aware that the IMD network is an entrepreneurial, trusted partner to help find and develop leaders that can create a secure base in boardrooms and executive teams in order to stimulate growth and innovation". "We at Bakker & Partners were happy to host this stimulating conference and I personally, as IMD Director, look forward to implementing together with Gerard Ketelaar our new marketing and communications plan", confirms Karen Breugelmans, Partner at Bakker & Partners and new IMD Director.
IMD President Matthias Mohr, Managing Partner at Dr. Heimeier & Partner, IMD Germany, concludes: "It was a great and very focused conference. I felt that the commitment of members to strengthen the network was high as ever. Besides, several promising new members are to join soon, so I am very confident on the future of IMD".
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