Annual Report 2021

Professorial Chairs

Professorial Chairs

IMD would like to express its sincere gratitude to its friends and donors for their kind and generous support. This investment in IMD creates significant impact for the institution, the field of executive education, its community and its partners. The funding for the following professorial chairs enables the school to conduct teaching, research, and outreach in fields of strategic importance for business and society.

The Alcan Chair

Environmental Management

The elea Chair

Social Innovation

The Stephan Schmidheiny Chair

Entrepreneurship and Finance

The Arthur Andersen Chair

Financial Management

The Martin Hilti Chair

Marketing and Change Management

The Sandoz Family Foundation Chair

Leadership and Sustainability

The Cisco Chair

Digital Business Transformation

The Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Chair

Responsible Leadership

The Shell Chair

Global Leadership

The Coca-Cola Chair

Consumer Insights and Customer Marketing

The LEGO Chair

Management and Innovation

The UBS Chair

Banking and Financial Services

The Debiopharm Chair

Family Business and Philanthropy

The Lundin Sustainability Chair


The Wild Group Chair

Family Business

The Dentsu Chair

Japanese Management

The Nestlé Chair