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  • Fireside Chat: Making Career Moves with Ichun Lai

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August 29, 2017
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm


Women Make Movies Inc
115 W 29th St., 12th Floor, New York, NY 10001

If you wait until you must to make a career move, it’s usually too late! Making career moves needs to be a vital aspect of career management, which you (not your boss, not your mentor) should own and proactively manage. Come and join a fireside chat with experienced professional Ichun Lai and learn from her career moves and how her choices led her down a certain path.

About Ichun
Ichun has built a distinguished career collaborating with senior management in Finance, Sales, Technology, and Services executing process/bottom-line improvement initiatives for global financial services companies in the insurance, healthcare and consumer products industries. She credits her accomplishment to the several career moves she has made over the years, intentionally and un-intentionally. She is happy to have the opportunity to share her lessons learned with TAP members and friends.

As a consultant, Ichun partners with clients at Fortune 100 companies in implementing a broad range of initiatives to introduce global standards, improve processes, implement and enhance technology platforms, and effect organizational changes. As Finance Lead at Tokio Marine Americas, Ichun built its first financial governance structure for the Americas. At CIGNA Healthcare, Ichun consolidated operations, helped management deliver on goals, and meet aggressive restructuring challenges. At CIGNA’s Japanese insurance subsidiary, Ichun upgraded investment operations and implemented their first zero-based budgeting process. As an internal auditor for CIGNA Corporation, she performed financial and operational audits in Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Belgium, Scotland and the US.

Ichun received her B.A. in Sociology from National Taiwan University in Taipei, Taiwan, and her Master of Global Management from Thunderbird School of Global Management. She now lives with her husband in Brooklyn, New York.

Where: Women Make Movies Inc (115 W 29th St., 12th Floor, New York, NY 10001)
When: Tuesday, August 29, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

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