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Dragon Boat Race Challengers

The 11th Dragon Boat Trophy took place on the Lake of Zürich in August. This time the INSEAD team rowed into third place, after winning the trophy three out of the last six years. The winner was St Gallen in a well-contested competition.   Rajiv Shetty, MBA’06D, who organized the team in 2016, said

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Terrific Fundraising for INSEAD Endowed Scholarship for Swiss Candidates

We are very proud to announce that our fundraising efforts have materialized into the successful creation of the first INSEAD ALUMNI OF SWITZERLAND endowed scholarship for Swiss candidates with over €500,000 paid-in capital to date ! INSEAD has a fantastic alumni community in Switzerland ; your generosity is a sign of friendship, commitment and trust. The

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Salon Conversations 2015 Event Report

The INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland hosted the second annual “Salon Conversations 2015” event at the historic Zunfthaus zur Saffran in October.  Salon Conversations are intimate events that introduce alums to colleagues with a range of expertise, from emerging markets to traditional Swiss industries over a gourmet dinner. The Salon events are a chance

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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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The Impact of the Pharma Industry in Switzerland (event report)

Several dozen INSEAD Alumni attended an event hosted by IMD, featuring Joe Jimenez, CEO of Novartis, entitled The Pharmaceutical Industry &Switzerland: A Story of Shared Success on May 28, 2015, Geneva. The event was organized by the IMD alumni club of Geneva who invited the IMD alumni club of Lausanne, along with the alumni clubs

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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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