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Hubert Joly

CEO of Best Buy

Hubert Joly

I am convinced that a company’s purpose must contribute to the common good.

Hubert Joly is the chairman and CEO of Best Buy and a member of its board of directors. He was the former president, CEO and director of Carlson, a global hospitality and travel conglomerate based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, US.

Hubert Joly and his Alma Mater signed an agreement on July 4, creating HEC’s first-ever personally endowed Chair, devoted to purposeful leadership. The 1981 graduate, who was recently recognized by Barron’s as one of the top 30 CEOs in the world, is donating €3.7 million ($4.3 million) to finance the creation of the Joly Family Endowed Chair in Purposeful Leadership.

For further reading, please read our exchange with Hubert Joly