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CSB Advisory Board

Advisory Board

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Raphael Bemporad
Raphael Bemporad
Raphael Bemporad is the founding partner of BBMG. He is a passionate champion for a new approach to brand innovation that uses sustainability to create shared value. An expert in brand strategy, innovation strategy, CSR/cause marketing and public affairs, Raphael has created national campaigns, drafted public policy, designed consumer and nonprofit brands, managed cause-related partnerships and managed communications for local, state and federal elected officials. He received his BA in Philosophy with honors from the University of Texas at Austin.


 
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David Chubak
David Chubak
David Chubak was named Citi's Global Head of Productivity in March 2013. For nearly a decade, David worked with leading global institutions and governments to shape their strategies, overhaul their operation and restructure their organizations. David earned a BA with honors from Columbia University and a JD from New York University School of Law. He is an active member of the New York community, lectures at industry events, and serves on the advisory boards of several New York organizations. He represents Citi as a Corporate Member on the Council on Foreign Relations.

 
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Guillaume Le Cunff
Guillaume Le Cunff
Guillaume Le Cunff is the President of Nespresso USA with headquarters in New York City. In addition to his Presidential duties, Guillaume has been appointed Chairman of the Nespresso Sustainable Development Fund announced in August 2014. Guillaume has been instrumental in creating shared value for society through Nespresso’s Ecolaboration™ mission. Guillaume began his career in audit and finance for various companies before joining the Finance and Control department of Nestlé Waters in 1998. Guillaume, a French native, holds an MBA in Business and Management.


 
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Alzbeta Klein was named IFC’s Director and Global Head of Climate Business in January 2017. Prior to her recent appointment, she was a Global Co-Head of Industrials for IFC, managing $15bn portfolio of investments in emerging markets, in agribusiness, manufacturing, and other sectors. Alzbeta joined IFC from Export Development Canada. She received Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Ottawa, Canada, where she also studied for her doctorate; engineering degree from Prague University, Czech Republic; and executive education from Harvard Business School and INSEAD. She holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. She currently serves on the boards of Hans Merensky in South Africa and Grupo Los Grobo in Argentina, both agribusiness companies.
 
Kees Kruythoff
Kees Kruythoff
Kees Kruythoff
Kees Kruythoff is the President of Unilever North America, and formerly was the CEO of Unilever Brazil, where he was nominated as one of Brazil's top 10 sustainability leaders. He started his work with Unilever in 2002, when he joined the Board of Unilever Bestfoods Asia, with the intent to build a foods and beverages business in Asia. Before his time with Unilever, Kees worked at Van den Bergh in the Netherlands where he held several marketing and sales roles. In 1999 he became Vice President of marketing for the foods business in South Africa.  During this period he was also part of the Brand South Africa team to support the SA Investment Council. Kees currently serves on the board of Grocery Manufacturers Association and Enactus Worldwide.

 
Paula Loop
Paula Loop
Paula Loop
Paula Loop is the leader of PwC’s Governance Insights Center, which strives to strengthen the connection between directors, executive teams and investors by helping them navigate the evolving governance landscape. With more than 20 years of experience at PwC, Paula brings extensive knowledge in governance, technical accounting, and SEC and financial reporting matters to organizations. Paula is a well known speaker on a variety of governance topics. She has also been quoted in publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Forbes and CNBC. Paula has twice been named to Directorship Magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in US corporate governance. Paula is a Certified Public Accountant (licensed in New York) and is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley with a B.S. in Business Administration.
 
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John D. Williams
John D. Williams (CSB Chair)
John D. Williams has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Domtar since January 2009. He is also a member of the Board of Directors. John has over 30 years of experience in both consumer products and packaging. Prior to joining Domtar, he was President of SCA Packaging Europe. John is a member of the Board of Directors of Owens Corning, the Paper and Packaging Board Chairman (the Paper Check-off), and the past Chairman of the Board of the American Forest & Paper Association.