Purposeful Leadership - ACT
The second of the three-tiered Purposeful Leadership program featured 10 business leaders who shared with HEC’s first-year students their professional and personal quests towards purpose. In a high-wire act, these top entrepreneurs described with candor and emotion their bumpy and inspirational rides.
Be yourself - Authenticity
Antoine Frérot, Chairman and CEO of Veolia, calls on students to use philosophy to explore meaning, and to create that meaning themselves if they cannot find it.
Denis Machuel, CEO of Sodexo, calls on students to get to know themselves, and to build their own path to freedom.
Valérie Mas, president of WeNow, warns students about the risk of locking themselves into a comfortable professional situation that does not meet their personal aspirations.
Be with - Team Leadership
Laurence Méhaignerie, President of Citizen Capital, describes her different visions of the team over the years, and talks about her new challenge of building a collective professional adventure..
Be For - Mission
Hubert de Boisredon, Chairman and CEO of Armor, talks about his company's ambition to reconcile know-how and eco-responsible ambition, and tells students that any quest for individual meaning is never over.