About Our Board
Dr. Toni Bienemann is Owner and Chairman of the Peja Group, the fourth largest Dutch trading company with interests in Industrial Components, Real Estate, Venture Capital, and Automotive. His affinity for the veterinary industry began during his business administration studies when Toni served as an apprentice in one of the largest animal hospitals in the Netherlands. During this time he was involved in field research for veterinary pharmaceuticals, research projects in the cattle industry and marketing homeopathic-based veterinary medicines.
Michael Bungey had a remarkable career in the advertising industry where he most recently served as the CEO of Cordiant, growing its value from $500 million to $2 billion and ultimately taking it public in 2007. Prior positions included Chairman and CEO of Bates Worldwide in NYC, CEO of Bates Europe and CEO of Michael Bungey & Partners. Michael currently serves as a board member and advisor to several Internet start-ups. He was educated at London School of Economics.
Barbara Shattuck Kohn has more than 30 years of financial and investment banking experience and serves as a Managing Director of Morgan Keegan/Raymond James. Early in her career she managed the healthcare finance department at Goldman Sachs and was later a co-founder of Cain Brothers, Shattuck & Company and Shattuck Hammond Partners, the latter of which was sold to Morgan Keegan and, most recently, Raymond James. Barbara serves as a Director of Penn National Gaming, Inc. and Sun Life Insurance & Annuity Company of New York.
Hope Schultz is armed with remarkable insight into what motivates consumers, Hope has a reputation for looking at life through a different lens. As a branding consultant she has helped many national brands develop rewarding and sustainable relationships with consumers, more specifically women. Whatever the challenge, Hope has always embraced it. Hope has more than 25 years experience working with global advertising agencies, including McCann Erickson, Leo Burnett, Y & R and DDB for a variety of brands including Westin and W Hotels, Marriott Lodging, AllianceBernstein, Kellogg's, and P&G.
Hans van Tartwijk is president and partner of Princeton Property Partners, Scarab Real Estate and Trimp en van Tartwijk, companies that focus on mixed use urban real estate development and investments in Europe and the USA. Hans is former Chair of the ULI European Office and Mixed Use Council, serves on the School board of Lek and Ijssel. Hans holds degrees from Henley University (MBA Brunel) and The University of Amsterdam (MRE). He is married to Louise and together they have four daughters. The pet of choice is a seven-year-old Springer Spaniel, named Zoe.
William Zaccheo is a seasoned executive who has more than 30 years of senior management experience with global media companies including HBO, ESPN and E! Entertainment Television. His passion lies in developing innovative ways of engaging in already well-established categories through the development of new products and services that enhance existing segment offerings.