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Meet 23 of our 2023 Graduates

We all have momentous and unforgettable moments in our lives and graduation day is definitely one of them. For this year’s Graduation Ceremony, discover 23 of our 2023 Graduates and the strong bonds and lifelong friendships they have made along their journey at HEC Paris

Jeannie ching weng lo
Jeannie-Ching Wen LO, Grande Ecole Master in Marketing (H.23)
dany saadé
Dany SAADE, MBA (M.23)
sara elli
 Sara ELLI, Grande Ecole Master in International Finance (H.23)

“I will miss the incredible experiences and friendships I have made during my time here. HEC Paris introduced me to a network of amazing and like-minded people who have been incredibly inspiring and supportive during my time here.”






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“I love the support from my peers at HEC Paris: we may be applying to the same companies but there is no competition – everyone is helping each other. My advice to anyone who’s joining us is to be proactive. The opportunities are here, go get them !





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“HEC gave me the power to dare, dream big, and empowered me to realize my career aspirations in Investment Banking and Private equity. This unique learning opportunity with the very vibrant community coming from so many different countries allowed to network but also to make friends for life.”   




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anicet fangwa
Anicet FANGWA, PhD (P.23)
Olga AKIKi, Grande Ecole H.23
Olga AKIKI, Master in Marketing (H.23)
Gupta Prabhat
Prabhat GUPTA, MBA (S21)

“I decided to bring together my competences in engineering and strategy and devote my academic studies at HEC Paris to find solutions to try preventing poverty in Africa”

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"I am overwhelmed with gratitude for the friendships, memories and knowledge that I will carry with me for a lifetime. HEC will forever be a place I'll call home. I've lived the best 11 months of my life in this esteemed institution. Thank you, HEC Paris, for an unforgettable and truly fulfilling experience."




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“I now have the skills and knowledge to pursue my career in Entrepreneurship and Sustainability. A big thank you to HEC for this unforgettable and life-changing experience! Collaborating with such talented classmates and meeting remarkable people is something I will never forget”




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Mathieu BESSON, EMBA (M22)
Sékou NIANGADO, Global Executive Master In Management (EXED23)
Marija GORANOVIC, Global Executive Master in Management (EXED23)

“Sharing the HEC Executive MBA journey with other talented students from all over the world has given me the passion and confidence to dare the future.”


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“My HEC program was an efficient means of preparation, dealing exclusively with all the fundamentals needed to build my career in the context of my professional mobility. Now I can evolve towards new challenges in competitive environments, with a renewed confidence and simplified day-to-day communication.”

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"Thanks to HEC, I've met exceptional teaching teams, captivating lecturers and enriching fellow students. To top this off, we went on a study trip to Silicon Valley, to discover new corporate cultures and meet inspiring leaders. I'd like to express my infinite gratitude to HEC. We have learned to dare, and from now on, nothing can stop us."

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Eduardo TRUJILLO, MBA (J22)
kong bo
Bo KONG, MBA (J22)
Hugo DE GAILLANDE, Grande Ecole MSc Media, Art and Creation (H.23)

"After 16 months of an amazing MBA experience at HEC Paris, I realize that beyond the valuable academic and professional skills, the most valuable aspect is how much I evolved as an individual. My vision and impact on the world changed thanks to the diverse and rich interactions with my classmates. A truly once-in-a-lifetime experience! »


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“The international and cohesive cohort at HEC has allowed me to see business opportunities and more possibilities on a global scale. I now understand the meaning of “learn to dare”. I am grateful for the memories and experiences that I will cherish forever. From now on, I have friends and future business partners in every corner of the world.”

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"My year in HEC Paris was an exciting journey: intense, full of joy and surrounded by interesting and passionate people. Embracing a career in the music industry is challenging but at the same time I am craving for all the new exciting challenges that awaits me. I'll make the best out of my time in the MSc Media, Art et Creations."



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Loïc Beaurepaire, EMBA (S21)  
riera servane
Servane RIERA, GEMM Marketing, Sales and business development (EXED23)
pierrre massimelli

“This EMBA has been a fantastic professional and personal journey: thanks to our teachers, staff and my fellow students, I learned how our world works and the challenges of tomorrow. I am proud to say that HEC changed me and made me a better leader, but foremost a better person!"



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"HEC allowed me to have a highly beneficial contribution to make my company, my business and my network grow. A truly positive, close-knit class and rich experiences, reinforced by the GIGN and CNISAG internships and the study trip to California. Thanks to HEC Paris Executive Education for this truly unforgettable journey!”




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“This Executive MBA program transformed my perspective and enriched my business acumen through cross-industry connections, fueling intellectual growth, broadening vision, and unearthing innovative solutions. These forged connections became a tapestry of support, extending beyond the classroom, turning greater good dreams into reality.”




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kim duval
Kim DUVAL, Global Executive Master in Management (EXED23)
riad joueidi
Phan tony
Tony PHAN, EMBA (J22)

"Learning to surpass yourself means learning to know yourself better. This HEC Global Executive Master in Management has given me the keys to professional fulfillment. The big plus of this Executive program is the richness of the exchanges between professionals and the high quality of the coaching. We all have our own codes of success, and today I'm proud to have dared this adventure.”


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"Embarking on the EMBA journey at HEC Paris, I sought professional evolution. However, I'm graduating with something far more valuable: an enriched perspective on life. The camaraderie and enduring bonds I've nurtured here have made every bump in the road a stepping stone to success."





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"At HEC Paris, I learned not just to manage businesses but to inspire people, to see not just problems but opportunities, and to strive not for success, but for purpose. I'm leaving with an Executive MBA, but what I'm really taking away are invaluable life lessons, enduring friendships, resilience and a strong belief in myself."



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maxime bonnelli
Maxime Bonelli, PhD in Finance (P.23) future assistant professor at the London Business School (UK)
Votey CHEAV, EMBA (M22)
Garange BONDON
Garance BONDON, Master in Law & International Management (H.23)

“Pursuing a PhD at HEC has been an immensely rewarding journey, both academically and personally. I feel fortunate to have had the opportunity to flourish in such an intellectually stimulating environment. My conviction that an academic career in Finance is my true calling has only deepened over time.”


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“The EMBA at HEC Paris was a unique and transformative journey that has uplifted both my professional and personal worlds. It was a pleasure to learn from distinguished professors, collaborate with the richness of my diverse classmates, and challenge myself to grow in many ways. I will cherish this experience and wish the class of 2023 a bright new chapter ahead!”




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“As my time at HEC Paris comes to an end, I'm filled with anticipation and excitement. The past year in the MS DMI program has been incredibly enriching, with valuable learnings, inspiring individuals and exciting professional opportunities. Collaborating with talented classmates and meeting remarkable people has been a privilege.”





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violaine bournac
 Violaine BOURNAC, EMBA (N21)
Jing NIU
Jing NIU, PhD in Marketing (P.23), future assistant professor at University of Liverpool (UK)

"The EMBA at HEC enabled me to change my paradigm, to create friendships and professional links across continents, but above all it gave me the desire and skills to "learn to dare". Many thanks to this fabulous school. »





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“I will miss the times at the T-building, heading to work, attending seminars, going to class, the most. As an academia, the path ahead means producing high-quality, impactful research to being an effective teacher. I am sure that HEC has prepared me well for these new challenges when I’ll teach at Liverpool University (UK)."

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