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 at Straumann

Gilbert Achermann

Chairman at Straumann

Gregor Gimmy

Founder and Head of the BMW Startup Garage

Gregor Gimmy

Founder and Head of the BMW Startup Garage

Lars Haggstrom

Executive Vice President, Human Resources, Stora Enso

Lars Haggstrom

Executive Vice President, Human Resources, Stora Enso

Jean-Marc Lévy

Director, DAY Medical SA, Board Member, Domo-Safety SA and EPFL Inno Park Former Group Marketing Director at British American Tobacco

Jean-Marc Lévy

Director, DAY Medical SA, Board Member, Domo-Safety SA and EPFL Inno Park Former Group Marketing Director at British American Tobacco

José Lopez

Former Executive Vice President, Chief Operations Officer, Nestlé SA

José Lopez

Former Executive Vice President, Chief Operations Officer, Nestlé SA

Thierry Maupilé

Head of the Strategic Ecosystem Group, Cisco IMD Alumnus and MBA graduate

Thierry Maupilé

Head of the Strategic Ecosystem Group, Cisco IMD Alumnus and MBA graduate

Jan van der Kaaij

Managing Partner, Finch & Beak IMD EMBA Alumnus Case writer and guest lecturer

Jan van der Kaaij

Managing Partner, Finch & Beak IMD EMBA Alumnus Case writer and guest lecturer

Josefine Van Zanten

Human Resources Executive Advisory Board Member of European AACSB, Maastricht University - School of Business and Economics’ IAB, IMD EEAC

Josefine Van Zanten

Human Resources Executive Advisory Board Member of European AACSB, Maastricht University - School of Business and Economics’ IAB, IMD EEAC