EMBA10 Graduation Ceremony

Keynote Speaker: Riccardo Braglia, Former Vice Chairman and CEO Helsinn

When: Saturday 25th March, 17:00
Where:  Aula Magna, USI Università della Svizzera italiana, Via Buffi 13, 6900 Lugano

We will celebrate the success of our EMBA#10 students.

Riccardo Braglia

Riccardo Braglia is Helsinn Group’s Former Vice Chairman and CEO, Managing Director and a member of Helsinn Holding’s Board of Directors and the Executive Committee for Helsinn Group’s strategic management.
Riccardo Braglia is an entrepreneur and won the 2011 Best Entrepreneur of the Year in Italian-speaking Switzerland Award by Swiss Venture Club and the Ernst & Young Award for the best Swiss Entrepreneur of the Year 2012 for High Tech/Life Sciences.
Riccardo Braglia holds a degree in Business Economics with specialization in Industrial Management from Luigi Bocconi University, Milan.


  • 17:00 – 17:10 Welcome Address, Prof. Gianluca Colombo, EMBA Academic Director
  • Online Keynote Speaker, Riccardo Braglia
    Former Vice Chairman and CEO Helsinn
  • Conferring of Diplomas, Prof. Gianluca Colombo Dean Faculty of Economics & EMBA Academic Director
    Prof. Paulo Gonçalves, EMBA12 Academic Director
  • Class Address EMBA10 Representatives
  • EMBA Alumni stories
    Carlos G. Fairtlough, Managing Director, ISATI Srl
    Slaven Klarin Smiljanic, Chief financial officer, Stellantis Middle East
  • USI EMBA CLUB President, Melina Schatz
  • Closing remarks, Prof. Gianluca Colombo, Director Executive MBA
  • 19:00  Aperitivo, Dj Set, Dinner in Aula Magna