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IMD honors lifelong learning achievers

June 25, 2015


During Orchestrating Winning Performance (OWP), IMD held a ceremony to give Lifelong Learning awards to participants who have shown a long-term commitment to their business education.

Dominique Turpin, IMD President, thanked the participants for their loyalty and presented them with certificates commemorating their achievements.

The following participants were recognized for having completed four or more programs at IMD.

Andreas Alnes
Gisela Banken
Ioana Canescu
Antonio Diogo
Philippe Henneau
Benoit Hirszowski
Thorsten Kanzler
Peter Kjaer
Yves Lahaye
Nikola Petrovic
Antonio Rey Ruiz
Carlos Rivera
Sonashah Shivdasani
Ari Telama
John Varley
Heikki Venho
Ignacio de Benito Secades

Dominique Turpin gave a special word of congratulations to Sonashah Shivdasani, Chairman and CEO of Soneva Resorts, Residences and Spas, who has completed eight IMD programs.

Antonio Diogo, Business Executive Manager from Nestle, Brazil, said "If you keep coming back to IMD, you know you are going in the right direction".

Nikola Petrovic, General Manager at the Geneva-based watchmaking firm Petite Hungary Genève, said "OWP really helps you right away once you are back in the office".

Phillipe Henneau, Vice-President of R&D System Engineering at Schindler Elevator Ltd, said "Among long-time alumni, we appreciate the IMD professors so much that we don’t refer to our studies by program name but by the professor who led us".

IMD congratulates all the 2015 Lifelong Learning Award recipients.

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