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North America Representative Office

HEC has been active over the past years promoting its brand in the United States and setting up a representative office which opened in 2014. In June 2018 it launched a new subsidiary within the French Founders network.

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Group of HEC EMBA participants with HEC Alumn Fidji Simo VP Facebook App
On October 10, a group of 40 Executive MBA participants were invited to Facebook HQ in San Francisco by Fidji Simo (H08).
Group of HEC EMBA participants at Sanofi in Boston
On October 23, a group of 30 Executive MBA participants and some HEC Alumni of the Greater Boston Area, were invited to Sanofi Genzyme in Boston, leading biotechnology company, focused on rare diseases...
Evelyne Estey and Jean-Paul Agon at L'Oréal USA - HEC annual gathering
On October 22, the HEC Alumni East Coast community was welcomed by L'Oreal USA for an intense evening where Jean-Paul Agon, Chairman and CEO of L’Oréal shared his views on corporate responsability...

The objective of the USA Office is to support the Alumni Chapters locally and to promote HEC’s brand throughout the United States by liaising with other Higher Education Institutions (NYU, Yale, Berkeley, etc.), specialized journalists and, most importantly, targeted companies that can be identified either as potential recruiters for HEC graduates or as Executive Education partners.

The HEC Paris USA Office also supports admissions teams of all HEC Programs in the organization of their tours in North America.

  • 8 HEC Alumni chapters throughout North America with approximately 1,500 HEC Alumni, making it the second largest HEC community outside of France, just behind the UK
  • 80 American on-campus students across our programs every year
  • Over 50 students involved in exchanges between France and the USA every year
  • 8 American HEC professors

Seven prestigious Double Degrees

  • UC Berkeley - Haas
  • MIT - Sloan
  • Tufts University - Fletcher
  • New York University - Stern
  • Georgetown University Law Center
  • Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy
  • Yale University - SoM (launched in 2017)

Highlights of the year

HEC Paris US Office Gala Dinner May 09 2019

1st Gala Dinner, May 9 2019, Frick Collection

Under the high patronage of alumni Joseph Audi and Jean-Marie Eveillard - Sponsored by Credit Agricole North America

In presence of Peter Todd and Olivier Sevilla, 50 guests, only donors and HEC Foundation priviledged contacts, have enjoyed a private visits of one of the most impressive private art collection in the US.

Fireside tchat with Hubert Joly (HEC Alumni, CEO BestBuy, interviewed by Jaime Mateus-Tique, president of Friends of HEC Inc). Hubert shared his motivations to create the first endowed chair at HEC, for purposeful leadership

Peter and Olivier's speeches in the framework of the launch of the new fundraising campaign

Dinner by doubled Michelin starred chef Daniel Boulud 


HEC Paris US Office Alumni and Dean May 10 2019

Breakfast with the Dean, May 10 2019

20 NYC alumni welcomed their Dean on 5th Avenue for an interactive Q&A session. 
Peter shared his long term vision for the school, its ambition to join the Top10 in the coming years.


HEC Paris US Office Edouard Legrand Theodo HEC Alumni

HEC event at Theodo Technology, May 2, 2019 

The HEC Representative Office in the US in partnership with Theodo USA (Nicolas Taborisky (H10) CEO Theodo Inc), invited Edouard Legrand (Global Head of Digital BNPP Asset Management) to share his experience of digitalisation in big corporations in a very intimate and interactive evening. 20 people attended including HEC alumni, corporate partners etc.


HEC Paris US Office Alumni Moet Hennesy Tasting April 10

HEC/Moet Hennessy Champagne tasting, April 10 2019

50 people including HEC alumni, corporate partners etc, enjoyed a prestigious and elegant experience around the different Moet Henessy champagne maisons, to celebrate the launch of the HEC Alumni Infinity Pass


HEC Paris US Office Nathalie Kosciusko Morizet Radu Sion

Nathalie Kosciusko Morizet, Cyber Security and Cloud Computing, November 26 2018

Nathalie Kosciusko Morizet, interviewed by Radu Sion, shared her vision on Cyber Security issues in big companies in front of 30 HEC alumni, corporate and academic partners.



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Vincent Muzelle
Vincent Muzelle
Executive Director

Friends of HEC Inc – French Founders
27 West 20th Street
New York 10011, NY