Faculty

Sarah Schwab

General Manager, Thunderbird Geneva
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Sarah Schwab is the General Manager of Thunderbird Geneva, a regional hub of Thunderbird School of Global Management. Sarah and her team are responsible for increasing Thunderbird’s impact in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Professional Bio: 

Sarah Schwab is the General Manager of Thunderbird Geneva, a regional hub of Thunderbird School of Global Management. Sarah and her team are responsible for increasing Thunderbird’s impact in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). In addition to leading strategies that deliver executive education to individuals and corporations headquartered in the region, the Thunderbird Geneva team also hosts an Executive MBA in Geneva and coordinates alumni relations and conferences across EMEA.

Prior to joining Thunderbird’s management team, Sarah was a Managing Director at the Corporate Executive Board where she ran their EMEA Finance and Strategy Division. Sarah and her team were responsible for driving faster, more effective decision making for more than 1000 CFOs, Chief Strategists and SVP Operations and their teams worldwide. In addition to her operational responsibilities, Sarah also personally managed the European CFO Thought Leaders network where she worked closely with the CFOs of some of EMEA’s largest companies.

Prior to joining the Corporate Executive Board, Sarah worked in several different roles within the forecasting and supply chain functions at Motorola Inc. in Scottsdale, AZ and Schaumburg, IL. Subsequently, she was appointed Director of Supply Chain Management at Clarisay Inc., Dallas, TX, a high volume semiconductor supplier to the mobile phone industry.

Sarah received a BSc (Hons) from Aston University, Birmingham, and an International MBA with distinction from Thunderbird School of Global Management in 1998. She has three young children, a very supportive spouse, and enjoys watching football and entertaining in her spare (!) time.