Scott S. Cowen ’68 has been elected to the board of directors at Barnes and Noble. He currently serves as the president of Tulane University in New Orleans. President Cowen also holds the titles of Seymour S. Goodman Memorial Professor of Business in Tulane’s A.B. Freeman School of Business and Professor of Economics in the School of Liberal Arts.
Brian M. DiBella ’92 has been named president of Legrand North America’s Electrical Wiring Systems division. Prior to his appointment, Mr. DiBella was general manager of Wiremold and previously served as Legrand North America’s chief information officer.
John Y. Kim ’87 MBA has been elected a vice chairman of New York Life. Mr. Kim will now oversee the company’s technology function. He is currently the president of New York Life’s Investments Group.
Steven C. Snelgrove ’80 has been named president of Howard County General Hospital, a Johns Hopkins Medicine member institution.
Lauralee E. Martin ’79 MBA has been elected to president and chief executive officer at HCP. Prior to her appointment to president and chief executive officer, Ms. Martin served on HCP’s Board of Directors and was a chief executive at Jones Lang LaSalle, Inc.
Scott S. Cowen, PhD ’68, ’10 has been recognized at the 2013 Edith Stern Legacy Award Luncheon for his commitment to education, community service and civic engagement. The award is given each year to an individual who demonstrates exceptional commitment to civic virtues and cultural values. Dr. Scott Cowen is currently the president of Tulane University.
Christopher T. Fraser ’80 has been appointed to president and chief executive officer of KMG Chemicals. Fraser has been a board member since 2008 and has been KMG Chemicals’ interim chief executive officer since late June.
Scott S. Cowen ’68 has been recognized as a Distinguished Alumnus by the UConn Alumni Association. Mr. Cowen is currently the president of Tulane University and is being honored for rebuilding the school after Hurricane Katrina, establishing a charter school, and creating a public service requirement for undergraduates to help the city of New Orleans.
David L. Albrycht ’89 MBA has been inducted into the CCSU Business Hall of Honors. Mr. Albrycht is currently the CFA, president and chief investment officer of Newfleet Asset Management, LLC. Mr. Albrycht has also been the portfolio manager of Newfleet’s Multi-Sector Short Term Bond Fund.
Christopher L. Ayers ’96 EMBA has been appointed to president and chief executive officer at WireCo WorldGroup in Kansas City. Mr. Ayers previously served as executive vice president, president of global primary products at Alcoa.