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 2015-16

    Chair

    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

    James R. Chapman (MBA '00)
    Managing Director of Corporate Finance and M&A, Dominion Resources
    United States

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

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

    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
     
    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.
    Singapore

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

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

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

    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
    Australia 

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

    Erik A. Slingerland (MBA '84)
    Leads Global Public and Social Sector Practice, Egon Zehnder
    Switzerland

    Ichiro Suzuki (MBA '84)
    Japan 

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

    Jing Vivatrat
    Managing Director, The Asia Group LLC
    United States

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

    Jianzhong (Jimmy) Wei (MBA '02)
    Venture Partner, KPCB China
    China 

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