Tranchida Laurent 

Chief Human Resources Officer



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. He has been a member of the top management team at IMD since January 2020, when the IMD Executive Committee was established.  

Laurent came to IMD after more than a decade at Sidel, a world leader in FMCG packaging. He held a variety of human resources leadership roles, taking him to Paris, Le Havre and Zurich. Before Sidel, he spent 15 years at Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG in Paris where he held a number of functions spanning HR, Training and Internal Communications, Technical Publishing and Client Services.

He holds two Master’s degrees: one in Management and Human Resources Development from l’école des Ressources Humaines, IGS-RH in Lyon and another in Executive Coaching from Cergy-Pontoise University. He is also an IMD alumnus, having completed the High-Performance Leadership and Orchestrating Winning Performance programs.  

Laurent speaks fluent English and French and is a [nationality] national.