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INSEAD IDN 1Q Board Position Announcements 

25 additional board appointments for Members in INSEAD Directors Network 

March 12
Members Board & Corporate Governance Positions Announcement 1Q – 2020 

INSEADs International Director Network, IDNis proudly sharing the recent appointments of board and corporate governance positions of our members, truly recognizing our members and the strength of our IDN network.

IDN members has been appointed to 25 new board positions in 15 countries, summing up to 238 position announcements since 2017.

As a member of IDN, the network of INSEAD International Board Directors, whith full membership open to all INSEAD Alumni with appropriate directorship experience and which is automatic for Certified Directors (IDP-C) from INSEADs International Directors Program (IDP), you can be truly proud of your network!

You find the IDN members with new board positions below, and why don't you help share our network's achievement via Linkedin, to help position also yourself and your membership of a vibrant network via this LinkedIn post.

And take the time to connect with your fellow IDN members at LinkedIn and expand your board contacts, by clicking their names below and connect with them!  

To date, IDP has been completed by 1302 participants, with 981 certified IDP-C/ IDBP-C directors, and our International Board Network IDN of INSEAD Alumni includes more than 1600 members.

IDN works closely with INSEAD Corporate Governance Centre, which undertakes cutting-edge research and teaching tailored to the needs of boards and international directors. It fosters a global dialogue on the challenges of corporate governance and leadership in an international context.

INSEAD Directors’ Network – Members New Board & Corporate Governance Positions 

IDN members – Certified IDP-C Board Directors
Stefan Buser – November 2019 & January 2020 – Non-Executive Chairman nexcellent AG & Board Member BE Electric AG (both Private, HQ Switzerland)
Margaret Clandillon – May & August 2019 and June 2019 – Non-Executive Director at Dara Aviation Finance Limited and Navigator Aviation DAC (Private, HQ Ireland) and at AASET 2019-1 International Ltd (Private, HQ Cayman)
Mary Francia – February 2020 – Board Member at OnBoard Inc (Private, HQ USA)
Allison Gaines – January 2020 – Board Director of AESC (the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants) (Professional Association, HQ USA)
Fennemiek Gommer – January 2020 – Non-Executive Director at Ridder Group (Private, HQ The Netherlands)
Louise Nicolin – January 2020 – Non-Executive Director at Optinova Group (Private, HQ Finland)
Gbenga Oyebode – March 2019- February 2020 – Board Member at Cleveland Museum of Art International Council f Collectors & Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art (Private, HQ USA)
Helen Pitcher OBE – October 2019 – Independent Director at One Health Group Limited (Private, HQ UK)
Monica Porfilio – September 2019 – Observer at Grape Hospitatliy Holding S.A. (Private, HQ Luxembourg)
Mary Sue Rogers – January 2019 – Non-Executive Director at East-West Seed (Private, HQ Thailand) 
Steen Stavnsbo – Jan 2020 – Non-Executive Director at ARoS Art Museum (Private, HQ Denmark)
David Surdeau – January 2020 – Chief Financial Officer at Marks and Spencer PLC (Listed, HQ UK)   
Marcia de Wachter – November 2019 – Non-Executive Director at MeDirectBank (Private, HQ Malta) 
IDN Members – Board Directors
Roy Ling – Dec 2019 – Lead Independent Director Sino Grandness Food Industry Group Ltd (Listed, HQ Singapore)
Martin McCourt – November 2019 – Non-Executive Director at Veridium ID Ltd (Private, HQ UK ) and at IDnow GmbH (Private HQ Germany)
Bruno Mercier – November 2019 – Board Member at Driscoll China (Private, China)
Etienne Haumont – May 2019 – Member Supervisory Board at Momentum Single Family Office (Private, HQ Luxembourg)
Nicolas Naudin – October 2019 – Non-Executive Director at CELL-EASY (Private, HQ France)
Garo Sarkissian – January 2020 – Non-Executive Director at SmartWitness (Private, HQ US) 

IDN Board – New Board Directors
Helen Wiseman, IDP-C – Board Member at INSEAD Directors Network (Non-Profit, HQ France)
Previous announcements and more information

Previous board position announcements by shared by IDN;
October 2019 July 2019  February 2019  November 2018 July 2018 April 2018  January 2018   October 2017

For organisations interested in partnering with IDN, please contact IDN President, Helen Pitcher OBE, at

On Behalf of the INSEAD International Directors' Network Board,

Liselotte Engstam, 
IDP-C, IDN & NAA Sweden Board Member,
NED/Chair at multiple companies 

For more information about :

How to become a partner of IDN, contact our President, Helen Pitcher here
INSEAD Directors' Network, click here.
INSEAD Corporate Governance Centre  here.
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