HEC in the Press

So much to do, so little time

economist.com, 17 November 2012

This article talks about the inevitable economic crisis that France is heading toward and highlights that France’s Grande Ecoles, such as HEC Paris, are the more positive aspects that it has to offer, saying that they are ‘world class’.


HEC Paris to seek autonomy from local business backers

ft.com, 16 November 2012

HEC Paris is to seek autonomy from the Paris Chamber of Commerce, which governs and finances the school.


HEC Paris to seek autonomy from local business backers

ft.com, 16 November 2012

The CCIP is currently the governing and financing body of HEC Paris. HEC, however, wishes to gain autonomy from it. Bernard Ramananstoa says that such a move will ‘require a change in law’, but that once the change has happened, it will apply to all similarly positioned French Business Schools.


Doha GOALS Launches Student Ambassador Programme

heraldonline.com, 15 November 2012

This article is about the importance of sport and how one should balance sport, education and extra curricula’s throughout one’s school career. A conference has been organized for 400 of the world’s best students from all around to attend, and 15 have been selected from HEC Paris.


Passion: Bernard Bourigeaud Keynote

iedp.com, 14 November 2012

Bernard Bourigeaud is President of the HEC Paris leadership center and gave a speech at the IEDP Leadership summit about managerial success. He pointed out that the key elements to success are truth, loyalty and courage, and compares his opinions to those of the other keynote speaker who was present, Sir Terry Leahy.


Urban Education Centers Are Creating a Generation of Global Students

mashable.com, 14 November 2012

This article describes how universities around the world want an insight into American universities and how they function, as the system seems to be so advanced and effective. On the Reverse side, American universities also want to claim an area in Doha, Qatar, which seems to be up and coming in terms of education and research. There are areas dedicated to universities in the 14 acre area of schools in Doha, one of the spaces has been allocated to HEC Paris.


Euler Hermes appoints Jean Placotaris CEO of Euler Hermes Collections

creditman.biz, 14 November 2012

Jean Placotaris received an EMBA from HEC Paris and has just been appointed CEO of Euler Hermes Collections by Euler Hermes himself.


Classy And Competent: HEC Paris Shows Off MBA Alumni

businessbecause.com , 14 November 2012

HEC Paris has undergone some restructuring following feedback from major employers on what they want from their MBA recruits. HEC Paris has over 44,000 successful and connected alumni spread all over the world. HEC Alumni explain some of the skills that they picked up during their studies there and how these skills have helped them to find employment.


Heute präsentiert der Franzose den Turn-around für Best Buy

Handelsblatt, 13 November 2012

Barely ten weeks after having taken position as CEO of the American distribution company Best Buy, HEC alumnus Hubert Joly has already come across 2 major challenges. The first involves a drop in stock prices and the second was overcoming the disruption and distress that was caused by hurricane Sandy. After graduating from HEC, Hubert Joly started his career with McKinsey before going to EDS, Vivendi and Carlson (Radisson and TGI Friday)


Morocco: Mohammed VI Green City Gives Impetus to Modernity-Sustainable Development Megaproject

allafrica.com, 9 November 2012

A University is being built in Morocco and it will be strengthened by links with HEC Paris and other top universities.



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