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Awards & Achievments

Awards and Faculty Achievements

In addition to widespread recognition of their published cases and books, IMD faculty were also recognized in influential thought leadership and teaching lists as well as for their research output.

Recognized for their thought leadership and teaching


Peter Vogel was named one of Poets & Quants’ Best 40 Under 40 MBA professors in its annual list and one of the “Top 100 Family Influencers” in 2022 by the leading family enterprise platform, Family Capital. Peter is Professor of Family Business and Entrepreneurship, Director of the Global Family Business Center, and Debiopharm Chair of Family Philanthropy.


Alfredo De Massis was named one of the “Top 100 Family Influencers” in 2022 by the leading family enterprise platform Family Capital and has also been inducted into the Family Business United ‘Family Business Hall of Fame’. Alfredo is Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Business, and holds the Wild Group Chair in Family Business.


Öykü Ișik  is Professor of Digital Strategy and Cybersecurity.  She has been named to the 2022 Thinkers50 Radar list in recognition of her work on building companies’ digital resilience to cyber-attacks, as well as her research on the ethical implications of technologies.


Julia Binder is Professor of Sustainable Innovation and Business Transformation.  She has been named to the 2022 Thinkers50 Radar list for her work on how sustainable entrepreneurs can provide a blueprint for other business leaders.

A glittering year of accolades

IMD’s Winning Sustainability Strategies program won gold at the 2022 Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology awards in the Best Advance for Education Delivered Through Technology category. Professor Benoît Leleux and Executive in Residence Jan van der Kaaij received a Gold award for their work on an online program that equips general managers and executives with the tools to analyze their firms’ sustainability strategies.

Bettina Büchel, Professor of Strategy and Organization, and her team were recognized at the annual Chief Learning Officer magazine awards for their work co-creating a talent development program with Moroccan state-owned mining and fertilizer firm OCP and Africa Business School. This is the third recognition for the OCP custom program, following on from two Gold awards- one at the EFMD 2022 Excellence in Practice awards and another at the 2022 Brandon Hall Group awards.

A customized learning program for Norwegian financial services group DNB was recognized with a silver EFMD award. Professor of Leadership and Organizational Change Ina Toegel spearheaded the impactful program which focused on leadership development and inspiring a more cohesive and empathic culture.