How and Why Women Mean Business

A special report on our INSEAD Alumni Association evening conference with Avivah Winterberg-Cox, Beau-Rivage, Geneva, 14/1/13

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Picking the Winners in the Emerging Markets : Ilian Mihov

The Swiss INSEAD Alumni Association invited Ilian Mihov to speak to alumni and special guests in Zurich in May. We are pleased to publish here an exclusive report about his presentation and the evening’s activity. Professor Mihov is in high demand for his research on emerging markets. He is also now the new Dean of INSEAD, a role that he undertakes with a vision is to keep INSEAD on the vanguard by developing “responsible, thoughtful global leaders who will transform companies, communities and nations throughout the world.”

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Arts & Finance, Worlds Apart or Twin Galaxies?

INSEAD Private Equity Club (iPEC) Art & Finance – Worlds Apart or Twin Galaxies? Thursday, 17 October 2013 18:30 – 21:00, Geneva On behalf of the INSEAD Private Equity Club (iPEC), it is our pleasure to invite you to a panel discussion followed by a networking cocktail. (Image source: Christie’s) Topic Art & Finance – …

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GE: Lunch Conference with Sanjiv Mehta, CEO of East India Company

INSEAD Lunch-Conference Sanjiv Mehta Chairman Of the East India Company “The East India Company: Building a Global Luxury Brand” Hotel Métropole, Geneva, Wednesday, October 9th 2013 from 12-2 pm Dear Alumni, We are pleased to welcome Sanjiv Mehta, Chairman of The East India Company. Sanjiv acquired The East India Company in 2005 & since then …

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Ilian Mihov appointed next Dean of INSEAD

Message from Franz Humer, Chairman of the INSEAD Board On behalf of the INSEAD Board of Directors, I am pleased to announce that Ilian Mihov has been appointed as the next Dean of INSEAD. He will take office as of October 1, 2013, moving from his successful role as co-Interim Dean since March 1, 2013. …

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IN-BOARD Initiative

Promoting INSEAD´s principle of life-long learning, the INSEAD Board (IN-BOARD) Initiative is an executive education program 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 (SMEs) to listed corporations. The Initiative has been launched with great success …

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Global INSEAD Day

From Sven Kado, INSEAD IAA President For all of us, the first Global INSEAD Day was of course an extremely important project and we are all delighted by its success. Initiated by the IAA late last year, it met the enthusiastic support of the school and of thousands of alumni across the world. Thank you …

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Visiting Space. What is the future of space travel?

While this doesn’t immediately sound like local news, Professor Claude Nicollier, Switzerland’s first Astronaut will address the British Swiss Chamber of Commerce in Geneva on 17th September. Professor Claude Nicollier will address the topic: “Visiting Space. What is the future of space travel?” Unique! Our Guest of Honour’s place in history is assured. as Switzerland’s …

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The World’s Most Innovative Companies 2013

The world’s most innovative companies enjoy a premium on their share price. Holding onto it depends on the flexibility of top-level management to encourage new ideas across the organisation. Read this great account by Hal Gregersen, Senior Affiliate Professor of Leadership and Innovation at INSEAD, and Jeff Dyer, Professor of Strategy at Brigham Young University, …

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Newsmakers – March 2013

Olivier Calloud (MBA ‘01J) has been appointed CEO of bank Piguet Galland & Cie. Anna Casse (MBA ‘91D) has joined ARIAD Pharmaceuticals as head Marketing and Sales Europe. Denys Chamay (MBA ’67) , has been appointed as a member of the International Labour Office’s Independent Oversight Advisory Committee in addition to his ongoing role at …

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