October Class Notes

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Greg Bankhurst ’82 is the new chief executive officer for the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia, the largest global sovereign fund. Bankhurst leads the initiative to invest funds and develop projects on behalf of Saudi Arabia. The fund’s mission is aligned with Vision 2030, the plan created by His Royal Highness The Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to diversify the Saudi economy and reduce its dependency on oil.

Michel Khalif ’85 E&CS, ’88 MBA, MetLife Inc. President, U.S. Business and EMEA, has been elected to the board of directors of the American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI), whose members provide financial and retirement security to 75 million American families,


Charlene Bozzi ’15 MBA, has joined Novanta Inc. as director, talent management and vision segment HR business partner. Bozzi has held previously posts in human resources and talent management at Hill-Rom and WelchAllyn.


Frank Mullins ’01 MBA, ’11 Ph.D. has taken on a new role as an associate professor of management at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, where he will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Human Resources and Labor Relations Management and Strategic Compensation Management.