Bernard Leborne is an Affiliate Professor at HEC Paris. His main centers of interest and teaching areas are strategy and change management. Within HEC Executive Education, he lectures and is the Academic Director for various custom and open-enrolment programs designed for managers and executives. These projects lead him to regularly intervene in Africa.
Bernard Leborne has spent most of his career in an international context with groups such as Poclain Case, Sediver (Alstom group), Schlumberger, Sextant Avionique and Alcatel Space. At Poclain Case, he occupied marketing and business development positions before taking on managerial responsibilities in North and South America, and later went on to become Logistics Director for European plants where he introduced MRP systems. At Sediver, he was Director for International Affairs and Marketing. Within Schlumberger Industries, he served first as International Director for Electric Activities before becoming Director of Aeronautics and Aerospace Activities. With Sextant Avionique, and later, with Alcatel Space, he held several managerial responsibilities in the aerospace sector.
In 2001, Bernard Leborne started his own consulting firm to support executive committees in strategic decision making and in implementing change processes.
In parallel to the aforementioned activities, Bernard Leborne has spent the last 20 years involved in executive training and development for the HEC Executive MBA as well as other activities within HEC.
Bernard Leborne is an engineer from the Ecole Centrale de Paris and holds an HEC Executive MBA.
Academic responsabilities at HEC
- 2016-2019 Adjunct Professor, Cross-Departmental HEC Paris
- 2016- Adjunct Professor, Cross-Departmental HEC Paris
- 1988-2016 Affiliate Professor, Cross-Departmental HEC Paris