Global Advisory Council

  • The mission of the Darden School Dean’s Global Advisory Council is to help Darden deliver on the following goals: build a critical mass of leaders, executives and managers within established, growing and emerging economies; to strengthen Darden's influence on business and society worldwide; and to grow the recognition of the Darden brand in key regions of the world. 

    Members 2016-17


    Ro King (MBA '91)
    Managing Director, K&B Fund
    Hong Kong

    Vice Chair

    Zhiyuan (Jerry) Peng (MBA '03)
    Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Tranlin Inc.
    United States

    Marcos P. Arruda (MBA '02)
    Chief Financial Officer, Topico

    James R. Chapman (MBA '00)
    Senior Vice President, M&A and Treasurer, Dominion Resources
    United States

    James Su-Ting Cheng (MBA '87)
    Executive Advisor, New Richmond Ventures and Blue Heron Capital; Counsel, Lee & Hayes PLLC
    United States

    Halsey M. Cook Jr. (MBA '91)
    President, Sonepar USA
    United States

    Vidyanidhi (VN) Dalmia (MBA '84)
    Chairman, Dalmia Continental Pvt. Ltd.

    Tahmina Day (GEMBA '14)
    Team Leader, International Finance Corporation

    Murray R. Deal
    Vice President and Managing Director, EMEA Region, Eastman Chemical Company
    The Netherlands

    Louis G. Elson (MBA '90)
    Managing Partner, Palamon Capital Partners LLP
    United Kingdom

    David R. Frediani
    President, Ironshore Inc.
    United States

    Anthony J. Hobson (MBA '74)
    Chairman, James Dyson Group Limited
    United Kingdom
    Clelland Peabody Hutton (MBA '75/JD '77)
    General Counsel, Ajia Partners Cave
    Hong Kong

    Naresh Kumra (MBA '99)
    President & CEO, JMATEK Group and Founder Director, La Rochelle Ventures Ltd.
    Hong Kong

    Richard K. Loh (MBA '96)
    Founder and CEO, The Ploh Group Pte. Ltd.

    Elie W. Maalouf (MBA '89)
    CEO, The Americas, InterContinental Hotels Group
    United States

    Agustin Otero Monsegur (MBA '06)
    Managing Partner, Humus Capital LLC

    Pascal Monteiro de Barros (MBA '91)
    Senior Partner, MAB Partners
    United Kingdom

    Anton U. Periquet Jr. (MBA '90)
    Chair of Pacific Main Holdings and the Campden Hill Group

    Hagen Radowski (MBA '91)
    President and CEO, MGP Americas Inc.
    United States

    Vincent M. Rague (MBA '84)
    Co-Founder and Director, Catalyst Principal Partners
    United States

    Fiona Roche (MBA '84)
    Managing Director of Estates Development Co. Pty. Ltd. and Managing Director, Adelaide Development Company

    Henry F. Skelsey (MBA '84)
    Co-Founder and co-CEO, 3QU Media LLC
    United States

    Erik A. Slingerland (MBA '84)
    Retired, Egon Zehnder

    Ichiro Suzuki (MBA '84)

    George S. Tahija (MBA '86)
    Commissioner and Chair, PT Austindo Nusantara Jaya (ANJ)

    Jing Vivatrat
    Managing Director, The Asia Group LLC
    United States

    Wenyong (Winston) Wang (MBA '03) 
    Vice President, Shipston Group Ltd.

    Jianzhong (Jimmy) Wei (MBA '02)
    Managing Partner, iBridge Capital

    Baocheng Yang (MBA '04)
    Provost and CFO, Huanghe Science and Technology College