HEC Paris accompanies the placement of its Ph.D. graduates. Today, more than 250 Alumni hold academic positions in top institutions worldwide.

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  • Wendy Bradley (Strategy and Management) completing her PhD under the supervision of Prof Tom Astebro will join the Saïd Business School, Oxford University (UK).
  • Bai Guo (Strategy and Management) who completed her PhD under the supervision of Prof Bertrand Moingeon joined the China Europe International Business School, CEIBS (China).
  • Laure Célerier (Accounting and Management Control) who completed her PhD under the supervision of Prof Ève Chiapello joined the School of Political Studies of the University of Ottawa (Canada).
  • Cédric Gutierrez Moreno (Strategy and Management) completing his PhD under the supervision of Profs Tom Astebro and Mohammed Abdellaoui will join the SDA Bocconi School of Management at Bocconi University (Italy).
  • Eui Ju Jeon  (Strategy and Management) completing his PhD under the supervision of Prof Pierre Dussauge decided to pursue post-doctoral research at the Aalto University School of Business (Finland).
  • Neslihan Karakaya (Finance) completing her PhD under the supervision of Prof Evren Örs joined Deloitte NY, (USA).
  • Aleksey Korniychuk (Strategy and Management) completing his PhD under the supervision of Profs Gonçalo Pacheco de Almeida and Tomasz Obloj will join the Copenhagen Business School (Denmark).
  • Kseniya Navazhylava (Organizations and Human Resources) who completed under the supervision of Profs Françoise Chevalier and Joëlle Evans decided to pursue post-doctoral research at the Ecole of Management of Grenoble (France).
  • Jean-David Sigaux (Finance) completing his PhD under the supervision of Prof Thierry Foucault will join the Research Department of the European Central Bank (Germany).
  • Jiulin Teng (Strategy and Management) who completed his PhD under the supervision of Prof Bertrand Quelin joined McKinsey and Company Inc (Belgium).
  • Sara Rezaee Vessal (Operations Management) completing her PhD under the supervision of Profs Svenja Sommer and Sam Aflaki will join the ESSEC Business School (France).


  • Joao Albino-Pimentel (Strategy and Management)
    University of South Carolina, Darla Moore School of Business (USA)
  • Ana Babic (Marketing)
    University of Denver (USA)
  • Ni Fang (Operations Management)
    University of Cologne (Germany)
  • Shadi Goodarzi (Operations Management)
    California State University Fullerton (USA)
  • Pier-Vittorio Mannucci (Organizations and Human Resources)
    London Business School (UK)
  • Shumail Mazahir (Operations Management)
    McGill University, Desautels Faculty of Management (post-doc) (Canada)
  • Mehdi Nezami  (Marketing)
    University of Illinois Urbana-Campaign (post-doc) (USA)
  • Maria Rouziou  (Marketing)
    Vanderbilt University (post-doc) (USA)


  • Thomas Bourveau (Accounting & Management Control): 
    The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) (Hong Kong)
  • Cuenca-Botey, (Accounting & Management Control): 
    Viceministro Encargado de Economía Social Solidaria, Costa  Rica
  • Moumita Das (Marketing): 
    Tulane University (USA) (post-doc)
  • Claire Garnier (Accounting & Management Control): 
    HEC Montréal (Canada)
  • Bénédicte Grall (Accounting & Management Control):
    CNAM (France)
  • Anne Jacqueminet (Strategy & Management): 
    Bocconi University (Italy)
  • Alireza Keshavarz (Marketing): 
    University College Dublin (Ireland)
  • Patrick Le (Organizations & Human Resources): 
    NEOMA Business School (France)
  • Yi Li (Marketing): 
    IESEG (France)
  • Adrien Matray (Finance): 
    Princeton University (USA)
  • Timofey Shalpegin (Operations Management): 
    University of Auckland  (New Zealand)
  • Shiva Taghavi (Organizations & Human Resources):
    NEOMA Business School (France)

2013-2014 job market season

  • Boris Vallée (Finance): 
    Harvard Business School (USA)
  • Olivier Dessaint (Finance): 
    Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto (Canada)
  • Hedi Benamar (Finance): 
    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (USA)
  • Lionel Paoella (Strategy & Management): 
    Judge Business School, University of Cambridge (UK)
  • Panayotis Georgallis (Strategy & Management): 
    University of Surrey (UK)
  • Navid Bazzazian (Strategy & Management): 
    Global Business Analysis & Information Manager, AMGEN (USA)
  • Marco Clemente (Strategy & Management): 
    SKK GSB - Sungkyunkwan University (South Korea)
  • Martin Goossen (Strategy & Management): 
    Tilburg University (The Netherlands)

2012-2013 job market season

  • Marie Laclau (Decision Sciences): 
    Paris School of Economics (France)
  • Jean-Noël Barrot (Finance): 
    Sloan School of Management, MIT (USA)
  • Jérôme Dugast (Finance): 
    University of Luxemburg
  • Anisa Shyti (Strategy & Management): 
    Instituto de Empresa (IE) Madrid (Spain)
  • Birgul Arslan (Strategy & Management): 
    Koç University (Turkey)
  • Thomas Roulet (Strategy & Management): 
    Saïd Business School, University of Oxford (UK)  (post-doc)
  • Mahyar Eftekhar (Operations Management): 
    W.P. Carey School of Business Arizona State University (USA)
  • Isabel Pedraza (Accounting & Management Control): 
    Copenhagen Business School (Denmark)
  • Céline Baud (Accounting & Management Control): 
    University of Laval (Canada)
  • Delphine Gibassier (Accounting & Management Control): 
    Toulouse Business School (France) 

Earlier Placements

Placements of Ph.D. candidates from HEC Paris in the preceding years include: 

  • Aalto University, Finland
  • Babson College, USA
  • Bocconi University, Italy
  • Caltech (California Institute of Technology), USA
  • Carnegie-Mellon University, USA
  • Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Columbia University, USA
  • Concordia University - John Molson School of Business, Canada
  • Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • ESSEC Business School, France
  • Free University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • HEC Lausanne, Switzerland
  • HEC Montréal, Canada
  • INSEAD, France
  • Imperial College Business School, UK
  • Ivey School - University of Western Ontario, Canada
  • Lancaster University, UK
  • London School of Economics, UK
  • Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School, China
  • Rice University, USA
  • Tilburg University, The Netherlands
  • Toulouse School of Economics, France
  • University of Liverpool, UK
  • University of Oxford, UK
  • University of Rochester, USA
  • University of Toronto, Canada