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Life Science Executive Careers: The Past is No Indication of the Future (CHIC Conference Report)

In early September, the INSEAD Healthcare Club of Switzerland hosted a conference with a panel of senior executives, each with unique perspectives on talent matching in the healthcare industry for an audience of INSEAD alumni, guests and current students from Fontainebleau (pictured above). The discussion revealed that growing complexity and specialization has put a whole

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New INSEAD Webinars with Top Profs

INSEAD announced the launch of a new webinars’ season, organized in collaboration with Sensible Media and Neil Courtis, MBA’07. It follows on the success of the Spring webinars series. The webinars are ready for registration. See topics and links below. All attendees at each webinar will receive the meeting slides, a recording, podcast and a

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Learn About the INSEAD Board Training 2015-2016 Session

Announcing INSEAD Board Training (IN-BOARD) 2015-2016 Promoting INSEAD´s principle of life-long learning, the INSEAD Board (IN-BOARD) Initiative is an executive education program organized by the International Alumni Association for our alumni who are involved in or aspire to play a role on boards of directors or advisory boards – from small & medium sized enterprises

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INSEAD GII Says Switzerland Leads Innovation Ranking 5th Year in a Row

Global Innovation Index // The World’s Most Innovative Countries, version 2015 The latest version of the GII report ranks Switzerland as number one for the fifth year in a row. The report is rich in information and data. It pinpoints the real reasons for Silicon Valley’s success and highlighst the policies that can help other

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INSEAD Team Wins Dragon Boat Trophy, Again!

INSEAD won the 10th Dragon Boat Trophy on the lake of Zürich this weekend for the third time in five years. Scorching sun and high temperatures did not deter INSEAD alumni from defending the trophy. Teams from MBA-HSG and Stanford alumni clubs finished second and third. The annual race is a fun competition amongst top

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New CEO of Credit Suisse Group is an INSEAD Alumnus

Credit Suisse Group has appointed Tidjane Thiam to become Chief Executive Officer, taking over from Brady W. Dougan in June 2015. Urs Rohner, Chairman of the CS Board of Directors, said in a statement that the bank gets with Tidjane Thiam, “a strong and distinguished leader with an impressive track record in the global financial

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Is There a Swiss Style of Leadership?

The INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland had its first ever “Salon Conversations” event at the stylish Brassérie Lipp in Zurich in 2014. Guests were seated five or six to a table with a table host who led a discussion on a business topic close to their heart. The talks took place over a three-course

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