Inspiring the future

Gain insights and invaluable lessons from a variety of distinguished guest speakers. Business leaders offer real-world learning by giving an overview of their company and industry; describing their career progress and the challenges they have faced; and offering advice and tips.

Guest speakers who addressed the 2016 MBA class


Wybcke Meier CEO, Tui Cruises
Paul Bulcke CEO, Nestle
Niels Gregers Stolt-Nielsen CEO, Stolt Nielsen
Magdalena Gerger President & CEO, Systembolaget
Lars Häggström Executive Vice President HR, Stora Enso
Kristian Villumsen Executive Vice President, Chronic Care, Coloplast
Patrick Aebischer President, EPFL
Urs Gauch Director of Corporate Clients & Member of the Board, Raiffeisen
Peter Pier CEO Asia-Pacific, Omya
Jean-Claude Biver CEO, TAG Heuer and Hublot
Martin Jahn Managing Director, Group Fleet International, Volkswagen Group
Rainer Böhm Chief Commercial & Medical Affairs Officer, Novartis Pharma
Alistair Hide Corporate Affairs Director, Europe, Middle East & Africa, Monsanto
Lars Hellberg President & CEO, Fortaco
Peter Nicholson VP, Business Development & Strategy, Nestle Skin Health S.Demography & Aging
Michael W. Hodin CEO of the Global Coalition on Aging
Andrè Kudelski Chairman of the Board & CEO, the Kudelski Group
Woods Staton Chairman & Executive Chairman of the Board, Arcos Dorados SA
Boris Collardi CEO, Julius Baer Group
Pierrick Le Gallo President, DuPont Europe, Middle-East & Africa
Yves Daccord General Director, the International Red Cross
Lars Rasmussen President and CEO, Coloplast
Gitte Pugholm Aabo President & CEO, LEO Pharma
Andy Rubin Chairman, Pentland Brands
Jussi Vanhanen CEO Fibre Packaging, Mondi Group
Yann Borgstedt Founder of The Womanity Foundation

What participants say

Guest speakers inspired us more and more with their trajectories and shared invaluable lessons. In just one week we could have three different executives spending time exclusively with us.

Silvia Simões

MBA 2016, Brazilian/Italian
Associate, McKinsey&Company, Switzerland