IMD Management

IMD's President is Jean-François Manzoni. The President is appointed by the Supervisory Board.

With his leadership, the Executive Committee proposes IMD’s business goals, financial targets and annual budgets within the strategic guidelines agreed with the Supervisory Board. Together, they take decisions in a timely manner and with adequate quality.

IMD governance structure
Jean-François Manzoni
Jean-François Manzoni
President at IMD

Jean-François Manzoni is the President of IMD, where he also serves as the Nestlé Professor and as a member of the Audit Committee (AFRC).

His research, teaching, and consulting activities are focused on…

David Bach
David Bach
Dean of Innovation and Programs at IMD

David Bach joined IMD in 2020 and as of 2021, assumed the role of Dean of Innovation and Programs. As part of the Executive Committee, David leads efforts to enhance IMD’s global reach and impact through both…

Seán Meehan
Seán Meehan
Martin Hilti Professor of Marketing & Change Management and the Dean of Faculty at IMD

Seán Meehan is the Martin Hilti Professor of Marketing & Change Management and the Dean of Faculty. Since joining IMD in 1997 he has designed and delivered management development programs for companies such as…

Anand Narasimhan
Anand Narasimhan
Dean of Research  at IMD

Anand Narasimhan is IMD’s Dean of Research and the Shell Professor of Global Leadership. As Dean, Anand is a member of the Executive Committee, sharing the management responsibility of the Faculty with the…

Yassine Ayadi
Yassine Ayadi
Chief of Staff at IMD

Yassine Ayadi is responsible for improving the individual and collective effectiveness of the Executive Committee, advising the President on strategic priorities for the institution and maintaining alignment between…

Delia Fischer
Delia Fischer
Chief Communication Officer at IMD

Delia Fischer oversees IMD’s external, internal, social media and multimedia communications. Since January 2020, she has been a member of the IMD Executive Committee top management team. Under Fischer’s…

Peggy Le Roux
Peggy Le Roux
Chief Finance and Administrative Officer at IMD

Peggy Le Roux joined IMD in November 2019 as IMD’s Chief Finance and Administrative Officer. She leads the Financial and Internal Controlling, Accounting, Tax, Treasury, and Campus Services. She is also the…

Louis Leclézio
Louis Leclézio
Chief Digital & Customer Experience Officer at IMD

As Chief Digital & Customer Experience Officer, Louis Leclézio oversees IMD’s technology, operations, and marketing, and is primarily responsible for enhancing customer and employee experience through…

Laurent Tranchida
Laurent Tranchida
Chief Human Resources Officer at IMD

Laurent Tranchida, Chief Human Resources Officer, oversees the recruitment and retention of IMD’s most important asset: its people. He joined the institution in 2018 after a long career in corporate human resources…