Five U.S. students at the Monterey Institute have received Fulbright awards to teach and conduct research in Africa, Asia and Latin America, the most students in a single year in the Institute’s 56-year history.
New REI CFO a Longtime Friend of MIIS
September 2, 2009
Posted September 2, 2009
Business Wire reported that Ivar Chhina (IPS ’90) has been appointed chief financial officer of Recreational Equipment, Inc., more commonly known as REI. In addition graduating from the Institute and serving on its Board of International Advisors, Mr. Chhina is currently a partner with a San Francisco Bay Area private equity firm, and a board member and interim CEO of a Texas-based health care organization. He came to the Monterey Institute after earning a bachelor's degree in economics and political science from the University of Nevada - Reno.
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