Leif Sjöblom

Professor of Financial Management

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Leif Sjöblom is Professor of Financial Management at IMD.

His areas of special interest are:

  • The restructuring of the telecommunications industry
  • Performance measurement and shareholder value creation
  • Micro-entrepreneurship in sub-Saharan Africa

Prior to joining IMD, Sjöblom worked in marketing, production and in the telecommunications industry. His teaching experience includes a range of courses for the telecommunications industry, as well as general management courses in performance management and financial analysis. Since joining IMD he has directed the Program for Executive Development (PED) and the Building on Talent (BOT) program. He is also actively working with African entrepreneurs and universities to develop their capabilities.

Leif Sjöblom has a PhD in business and MS in statistics from Stanford University, an MBA from Helsinki School of Economics and a BSc in electrical engineering. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a Fulbright fellow.

Academic publications
Article
James Singh: Leading Nestlé’s house of finance
Jim Singh joined Nestlé in 1977 and over the next 23 years progressed from financial analyst to executive vice president and chief financial officer of Nestlé Canada. During that time, he became a ...
Published 1 September 2011
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