Chairman of the TASIS Board of Directors Lynn Fleming Aeschliman was very pleased to announce on November 19 that Carla Arimont ’94 and Lars Titland are the newest members of the Board of Directors.
"We are delighted to add Carla and Lars," said Mrs. Aeschliman, who is the daughter of TASIS Founder M. Crist Fleming. "They are highly accomplished professionals whose impressive backgrounds in management, finance, and international affairs will add a valuable perspective to the Board, and their deep connections to TASIS will help us continue to explore new ways to enhance the student experience."
Ms. Arimont was a standout boarding student at TASIS for six years, earning both the Valedictorian Award and the H. Miller Crist Award—the highest recognition accorded by the TASIS faculty to one senior each year—in her final year. Her sister Barbara ’92 and brother Miky ’00 also attended TASIS, and two of her four children—Olivia ’22 and Sol ’24—and niece Pia ’22 are current students while her niece Valentina graduated from TASIS in 2019.
The Founder and Managing Partner of Lincoln Leadership Advisors, Ms. Arimont is a firm believer in constant growth and development. Throughout her 15+ years of experience in talent management, she has provided coaching to more than 500 senior professionals, and she brings more than 25 years of experience in executive search to her Leadership Advisory practice, offering a well-structured and deeply rooted understanding of how leadership skills are identified, assessed, trained, and nurtured.
Fluent in Spanish, English and French, Ms. Arimont has extensive professional experience across diverse industries in North America, Europe, and Latin America. She has cultivated her expertise in talent management and executive coaching through a trajectory of work with various international organizations, including the United Nations (Washington DC), Seeliger & Conde (USA & Europe), Drax Group (Europe), and Lincoln Leadership Advisors. She is also a Board member of EADA’s Business School and Vice President of the Spain US Chamber of Commerce.
Ms. Arimont holds a joint Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs and Diplomatic Studies from George Washington University and Georgetown University and a Degree in French Civilization and Literature from Université de la Sorbonne.
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Following his military service (cavalry storm trooper), studies in Art History at University of Oslo (laud.), and BSc. in Economics at Copenhagen Business School, Lars Titland graduated Cand.Merc. / MSc. in Economics and Business Administration at CBS’s International Business Program with an average grade of 10/Outstanding.
Mr. Titland subsequently worked for 25 years in the finance industry, predominantly from London. He was a ranked equity strategist in Credit Suisse First Boston, worked in corporate finance in CSFB and DVB Bank, and was portfolio manager and partner in hedge funds at Pamplona Capital Management and Langlade Capital Management. He also served on the board of Odfjell Drilling, a leading European offshore drilling contractor, and is a current board member of Hafnia LR shipping pool.
With his wife Marianne, Mr. Titland now manages the London family office Odfjell Capital, which has a broad range of financial interests. The company’s activities also include an industrial shipping business based in Singapore.
Lars and Marianne—an active member of the TASIS Parent Association—moved to Ticino in 2016. Their daughter is a day student at TASIS.