Lausanne, 10 February 2023 – EHL is pleased to announce that Urs Achermann and Joy Chen are joining its Board of Directors as of January 2023. This also means that the EHL’s Board of Directors bids farewell to two of its longstanding members : Doris Fiala & Chantal Ostorero.
“We would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to Doris Fiala and Chantal Ostorero for their many contributions throughout the years. Today, we wish Urs and Joy the very best for their new mandate and we’re thankful to have such a strong and motivated Board of Directors to rely on for EHL Group’s strategic guidance”, declares Dr. Carole Ackermann, President of the EHL Board of Directors and EHL Board of Trustees.
Urs studied economics and law at the University of St. Gallen (HSG) and has 20 years of leadership experience in a wide variety of adult education organizations. He has a clear management focus on vision, transformation, and social responsibility. For more than 10 years, Urs has been CEO of KV Business School Zurich, one of the largest schools of higher vocational education in Switzerland.
Joy received her master's degree from the Indiana University School of Education and is an alumna of the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Joy has worked in the education field for over 25 years as a senior leader. As a successful entrepreneur with proven results in leadership and operations, Joy has a keen understanding of all the components of the education industry. Joy is now an investor in the EdTech sector and is passionate about inspiring and empowering others, especially women, entrepreneurs and educators.