Recruiter Profiles

Chicago Booth attracts recruiters from top companies around the world who value the communication skills, teamwork experience, leadership training, and analytical abilities our students offer.

José Barra, '95 

Senior Vice President, Healthcare and Beauty, Target
2013 Profile

The ability to hit the ground running—that’s what it takes to succeed at Target, and that’s what keeps Target coming back to Booth, according to senior vice president José Barra, ’95. 

Mina Kim 

Assistant Vice President, US Marketing, L'Oreal

When looking to hire top MBA talent, L’Oreal’s priorities are to find MBAs who demonstrate strong analytical skills, an entrepreneurial spirit, and the readiness to work cross-functionally to drive growth. Chicago Booth marketing graduates are a perfect match.

Anuj Bhasin, '08 

Director, Global Brand Management, Pepsico
2015 Profile

Leading campus-recruiting efforts for PepsiCo, Anuj Bhasin, '08, taps into Booth talent because of the rigorous inquiry and meticulous thinking that they bring to the table.

Jen Boden 

Director of University Programs, Amazon
2012 Profile

Distinguishing Booth marketers as a source of marketing strategy and part of the top ranks of the companies' future leadership, Amazon's Jennifer Boden credits Booth marketers' entrepreneurial spirit and quantitative acumen for making them exceptional leaders in a customer-focused environment.

Dave Knoepfle, '03 

Marketing Manager, William Wrigley Jr. Company
2009 Profile

Dave Knoepfle is part of a team from the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company that began recruiting for brand management at Chicago Booth in 2003.

Scott McAllister 

Vice President of Interactive Digital Strategy and Innovation, American Express
2011 Profile

Recognizing Booth marketers’ powerful combination of communication skills and analytical acumen, recruiters at American Express turn to Chicago Booth with an eye toward the future leadership of the firm.

Andy Schmeltz, '97 

North America Regional President, Oncology, Pfizer Inc.

With a mission of being the premier innovative biopharmaceutical company, Pfizer recruits Booth students time and time again because of their mastery of the hard and soft skills necessary to help Pfizer fulfill this mission.