Recognized world authorities in their fields

Executives in Residence are senior level practitioners who research and teach at IMD. This is in line with IMD’s strategy of bringing research and practical application together. In this section you can find out more about IMD's Executives in Residence and the research they are undertaking.

Executives in Residence

Gilbert Achermann

Chairman of the Board, Straumann

Gilbert Achermann

Chairman of the Board, Straumann

Philippe Blondiaux

Global CFO at Chanel

Philippe Blondiaux

Global CFO at Chanel

Stuart Dean

Board Member, Orbis International

Stuart Dean

Board Member, Orbis International

Michael Dounaev

Managing Director of AVD Asset Management

Michael Dounaev

Managing Director of AVD Asset Management

Jean-Marc Lévy

President of the Board of Directors, DomoSafety

Jean-Marc Lévy

President of the Board of Directors, DomoSafety

Mario Marconi

Partner at Cambridge Family Enterprise Group Involved in a number of ventures in impact investing

Mario Marconi

Partner at Cambridge Family Enterprise Group Involved in a number of ventures in impact investing

Thierry Maupilé

Senior Vice-President at Rakuten Symphony,

Thierry Maupilé

Senior Vice-President at Rakuten Symphony,

Arunjai Mittal

Member of the Supervisory Board, Tesa SE

Arunjai Mittal

Member of the Supervisory Board, Tesa SE

Alexis Nasard

Senior Executive, previously CEO of Bata and Kantar

Alexis Nasard

Senior Executive, previously CEO of Bata and Kantar

Sander Nieuwenhuizen

prev. Sr HR Leader and CHRO at Deloitte and Shell

Sander Nieuwenhuizen

prev. Sr HR Leader and CHRO at Deloitte and Shell

Angelos Papadimitriou

Chairman and Founder, Athena Ventures prev. General Manager and co-CEO, Pirelli prev. CEO Coesia

Angelos Papadimitriou

Chairman and Founder, Athena Ventures prev. General Manager and co-CEO, Pirelli prev. CEO Coesia

Ian Charles Stewart

Chairman, WheelsPlusWings Foundation

Ian Charles Stewart

Chairman, WheelsPlusWings Foundation

Jan van der Kaaij

Co-Founder, Finch & Beak Sustainability Consulting

Jan van der Kaaij

Co-Founder, Finch & Beak Sustainability Consulting

Peter Vogt

Former CHRO and Member of the Executive Board of Nestle SA

Peter Vogt

Former CHRO and Member of the Executive Board of Nestle SA

Helio Waszyk

Longstanding senior executive, Nestlé

Helio Waszyk

Longstanding senior executive, Nestlé

Duncan Weston

Executive Partner, CMS

Duncan Weston

Executive Partner, CMS

Sertac Yeltekin

Founder and Managing Partner, Zingforce Ventures

Sertac Yeltekin

Founder and Managing Partner, Zingforce Ventures