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 joined the Saïd Business School, Oxford University (UK).
  • Celine Flipo (Organizations & Human Resources) completing her PhD under the supervision of Prof Françoise Chevalier and K.Yong joined the Ieseg School of Management (France).
  • Jung Won Lee (Organizations & Human Resources) completing your PhD under the supervision of Prof Mathis Schulte joined the University of Kentucky (USA).
  • Nimish Rustagi (Marketing) completing his PhD under the supervision of Prof LJ. Shrum joined the Indian Institute of Mass Communication - New Delhi (India).
  • Eli Vincent (Economics and Decision Sciences) completed his PhD under the supervision of Prof Mohammed Abdellaoui joined the world of entrepreneurship.


  • 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 Eve 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 joined 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 joined 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 joined 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 joined 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