Leadership and Governance

Martine Haas

Anthony L. Davis Director of The Lauder Institute

Martine R. Haas is the Anthony L. Davis Director of the Joseph H. Lauder Institute for Management and International Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. She is a tenured faculty member at the Wharton School, where she has taught since 2007. A native of South Africa and a US/UK citizen, her current research focuses on collaboration and innovation within multinational firms, knowledge sharing, and global teamwork. She has published academic and managerial articles in leading journals, served in senior editorial roles and on numerous editorial boards, and received scholarly awards from the Academy of Management and Academy of International Business, as well as awards for teaching excellence at Wharton in both the MBA and undergraduate programs. Before joining Penn, she served on the faculty at Cornell University and as a visiting faculty member at London Business School. She has also worked for McKinsey & Company in London and for the international aid agency Oxfam. She earned a PhD in Organizational Behavior (joint program between Harvard Business School and Arts & Sciences) and an MA in Sociology from Harvard University, an MA in International Relations from Yale University, and a BA with Honors in Human Sciences from Oxford University.

Frederick Dickinson


Frederick R. Dickinson is Professor of Japanese History and co-director of the Lauder Institute. Born in Tokyo and raised in Kanazawa and Kyoto, Japan, he teaches courses on modern Japan and empire and nation in modern East Asia. He holds an M.A. in International Politics from Kyoto University (Kyoto, Japan, 1986) and an M.A. (1987) and Ph.D. (1993) in History from Yale University. He has received grants from the Japanese Ministry of Education, the Fulbright Commission and the Japan Foundation and was a National Fellow at the Hoover Institution (Stanford University, 2000–01) and Visiting Research Scholar at the International Research Center for Japanese Studies (Kyoto, 2011–12). He has held visiting professorships at Swarthmore College, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium), Kyoto University and Kwansei Gakuin University and has served as Acting Director of the Center for East Asian Studies at Penn (2008–09). He is the author of War and National Reinvention: Japan in the Great War, 1914–1919 (Harvard, 1999), Taisho Tenno (Taisho Emperor, Minerva, 2009 [in Japanese]) and World War I and the Triumph of the New Japan, 1919–1930 (Cambridge, 2013).

The Family

Board of Governors


Ernest Bachrach

Retired Senior Partner, Advent International Global Private Equity


Tom Bendheim G90, WG90

Founder and CEO, b7 Properties


Scott L. Bok

CEO, Greenhill & Co., LLC

Jorge Born (h)

Jorge Born, Jr.

CEO, Bomagra S.A.


Janifer M. Burns G86, WG86

Co-Chair, Lauder Advisory Council
Founder and Principal, HWB Daughter, Inc.

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Chang Sun G89, WG89

Managing Partner, TPG China


Ángel Corcóstegui, Ph.D.

Founder and General Partner, Magnum Industrial Partners


Tony Davis G97, WG97

CEO and CIO, Inherent Group LLC


Fred Dickinson, Ph.D.

Co-Director, The Lauder Institute

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Alberto Duran

Founder and CEO, Mundivox Communications


Steven J. Gilbert, Esq.

Chairman, Gilbert Global Equity Partners, LP


Dr. Carl H. Hahn

Retired President and CEO, Volkswagen AG

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Marina Kunis Jacobson G93, WG93

Managing Director, Amicle Management LLC

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Nancy Kail G89, WG89

Nonprofit Leadership, Management and Governance


Rene Kern G90, WG90

Vice Chairman, Lauder Board of Governors
Managing Director, General Atlantic


Shiv Vikram Khemka G90, WG90

Vice Chairman, SUN Group


James J. Kim

Executive Chairman, Amkor Technology, Inc.

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Robert Koenigsberger G93, WG93

Managing Partner, Chief Investment Officer, Gramercy Funds Management


Alejandro Garza Lagüera



Leonard A. Lauder

Chairman Emeritus, Estée Lauder Companies


The Honorable Ronald S. Lauder

Chairman, Lauder Board of Governors
Chairman, Clinique Laboratories


William Lauder

Executive Chairman, Estée Lauder Companies


Robert M. Mangels

President and CEO, Mangels Industrial, S.A.


Rosanna Ramos-Velita G92, WG92

Chairman of the Board, Caja Rural Los Andes


Norm Savoie, CFA, CFP, G91, WG91

Vice President and Wealth Management Advisor, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management


Lady Barbara Thomas Judge

Chairman Emeritus, UK Atomic Energy Authority
Chairman, Pension Protection Fund


David Trachtenberg G88, WG88

Chief Marketing Officer, Workforce Logiq


Jerry Wind, Ph.D.

Founding Director of the Lauder Institute


Co-chaired by two long serving members of the Lauder Institute Board of Governors, the Lauder Advisory Council (LAC) supplements the work of the Board with the insight of members of the Lauder alumni community. It is comprised exclusively of Lauder alumni who have transformed their unique business education into successful international careers.

Matthew Axelrod G11, Wg11

VP, Strategy and Operations, Cota Healthcare

Janifer M. Burns G86, WG86

Co-Chair, Lauder Advisory Council Founder and Principal, HWB Daughter, Inc.

Rosalind Copisarow G88, WG88

Partner, Copisarow MacCaig

Bruno Ducharme G86, WG86

President, TIW Capital Partners

Kathryn Harrison G12, WG12

Enterprise Blockchain Innovator, IBM

Duane Hughes G88, WG88, L91

Managing Director and Senior Business Manager for the Latin America Private Bank at J.P. Morgan

Allan Kwan G87, WG87

Venture Partner, Oak Investment Partners

Steve Minsky G91, WG91

Lauder Institute Alumni President Ex-Officio, Lauder Advisory Council CEO, LogicManager, Inc.

Pavel Oliva G00, WG00

Managing Partner, Rockhill Global LLC

Norm Savoie, CFA, GFP, G91, WG91

Co-Chair, Lauder Advisory Council Vice President and Wealth Management Advisor, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

Davis Smith G11, WG11

Founder and CEO, Cotopaxi

Annie Wang C05, G13, WG13

President, Senvol


One way that Lauder Institute alumni can become more active members of the Lauder community and strengthen their ties to the Institute is through LIAA, an alumni-run, global alumni association.

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