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The First 100 Days: Leveraging Career Change

Hosted by the Consul of the Lugano The Witty Banter Lounge Group
Culture & Entertainment
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Took place 1 month ago
Sat 07 Oct 10:15 - 13:30

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As part of a continuous collaboration with the University of Lugano and the Executive MBA program, we have been invited to join this strategic event:

Format: Free 2h Event + standing lunch

Limited places. Confirm your enrollment directly to EMBA at Protected content in order to secure your spot (please mention you're from InterNations).



Recognize opportunities and seize them before it is too late. Without change, there would never be opportunities for growth. Sometimes a change is necessary for us to further develop our skills and to grow in our careers. Although change is not always easy, it is when we have the best chance of making a lasting impression on our lives. The question is how can we manage to make this a positive change and not a negative one?

EMBA featured guest speakers, Stephen Norman (Senior Vice President of PSA Group) and Manuela Maronati (Vice President of PTC Therapeutics), have been through many changes throughout the life cycle of their careers and will be giving an engaging presentation about how to make the first Protected content in your new company count. Discover how to identify the people that are most capable of helping you advance in your career (they aren’t who you thought they were), as well as plant the seeds for future success.


10:15 Registration and Welcome
10:30 Introduction of the topic and guests
10:45 Manuela Maronati, Pharmaceutical Executive, Vice President of PTC Therapeutics
11:15 Stephen Norman, Senior Vice President of Peugeot
12:00 Open Panel Discussion
12:30 Standing Lunch

More about the SPEAKERS:

Stephen Norman, Senior Vice President of PSA Group
Stephen Norman has been successful in the automotive industry for over 40 years. He joined Peugeot Citroën on 1 May Protected content is currently Senior Vice President of the company. He has held an array of important roles within the automotive industry, including Chief Global Marketing Officer of the Peugeot group.
He graduated from Leicester University with a degree in Economics and International Politics, then joined the Rover Group in Protected content he was stationed in England, Belgium and Spain. Afterwards becoming the Marketing Director at Rover France in Protected content .
In Protected content moved to the Volkswagen Group of France, first as Director of Sales and Marketing, before becoming the CEO Protected content .
In Protected content , he became the Managing Director of Fiat Auto France and Director of Global Marketing in Turin. In Protected content , he joined Renault as Director Global Marketing Group and joined the Executive Committee.

Manuela Maronati, Vice President of PTC Therapeutics
A highly skilled, dynamic, entrepreneurial and motivated pharmaceutical manager with extensive experience in developing start-up companies and their commercial operations in specialty and orphan drug areas. Team leader with a proven ability to get projects to successful completion. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, logical and strategic approach to problem-solving. Very experienced in communicating to a different type of audiences including the board of directors and investors. Capable of working in both structured and unstructured environments. Passionate about work and dedicated to achieving the highest level of performance.