Pauline Hakutangwi had never heard of Maastricht, let alone Maastricht University. Born in Zimbabwe but resident in the UK since the age of 10, she nevertheless headed for the South Limburg city in 2013 to pursue her master’s in Global Health. “It turned out to be ideal. The programme has…

Alum Remko Wessels among international top at Unilever

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Written by Wednesday, 30 November 2016 15:28
Remko Wessels knew exactly what he wanted when he signed up in 1986 for the brand new International Management programme at Maastricht University: an international career. Twenty five years on, there can be no doubt that the mission is accomplished. The Limburg native embarked last summer on his fifth international…

Human resource navigator

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Written by Tuesday, 07 June 2016 14:42
The informal culture took some getting used to, but it wasn’t long before she swapped her smart trousers for jeans and sneakers. A graduate of psychology at Maastricht University, Leonór Orbán de Lengyelfalva is now Head of Learning and Development at TomTom – a role in which she still draws…
In August 2015, alum Dirk Janssen was appointed as the Dutch ambassador to Panama. Via Business Economics at Maastricht University (UM), a stint in a consulting firm and a career at the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Janssen ultimately ended up in the international environment to which he most aspired.

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