Edna Ayme-Yahil

Corporate Head of Marketing and Communications, Panalpina
Corporate Head of Marketing and Communications

Dr. Edna Ayme-Yahil is appointed Corporate Head of Marketing and Communications at Panalpina as of July 1, 2018. She will report directly to CEO Stefan Karlen. Edna Ayme-Yahil was previously Head of Communications at the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP), an international organization based in The Hague, the Netherlands. She is a board member for the European Association of Communications Directors. Previously, she was Head of Communications for EIT Digital, the leading European digital innovation and entrepreneurial education organisation driving Europe’s digital transformation. She has developed and delivered top-quality integrated communications strategies in large global companies and public organizations. She has held various global communications roles at Nissan, STMicroelectronics, Philip Morris International and UNESCO and was a consultant for the OECD. She has also taught communications and history at the University of California Los Angeles, University of Arkansas, University of Paris, and Washington State University. She graduated from Stanford University, studied at the École normale supérieure, and holds a doctorate from the University of California, Los Angeles.