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Porsche joins the HEC Foundation

26 April 2013
Porsche joins HEC Foundation - HEC Paris April

HEC Paris is pleased to announce that Porsche has joined the HEC Foundation. By doing so, Porsche aims to be more involved in the educational world and be visible to students and graduates in order to actively contribute to pedagogical innovation, particularly through academic partnerships with HEC Paris. 

Based in Stuttgart, Germany, Porsche’s desire to highlight the importance of the economic model of European success fits in with the new collaboration.

According to Thomas Edig, Board member of Porsche and Head of human resources and social affairs, “Porsche is committed to promoting social responsibility within the education sector.  The possibility of Porsche establishing a long term partnership with HEC, which exemplifies excellence in training and research for management, fits in perfectly with this process.”

Marc Ouayoun, Managing Director of Porsche France, underlines that “thanks to this partnership, ties that have already been established between HEC Paris and Porsche France are going to develop. To students, Porsche represents not only a dream company, but also an exciting business case.”

Daniel Bernard, President of the HEC Foundation, adds: "We look forward to working with Porsche, which shows the school’s willingness to broaden its horizons and be inspired by international successful business models. It is a powerful symbol in these times of crisis.”

Bernard Ramanantsoa, Dean of HEC Paris, concludes « We are pleased to welcome Porsche into the HEC Foundation. It is an asset to benefit from a group that is so prestigious in France and abroad. It follows our ambition to be an internationally renowned institution”.
Press Contact: Laurianne Thoury – +33 1 39 67 94 23 – thoury@hec.fr


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