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Oversight, guidance, and integrity
Comprised of key stakeholders – including CEOs from companies with which IMD has strong learning partnerships, leaders of academic institutions, alumni and faculty – the IMD Foundation Board and IMD Supervisory Board are responsible for governance at IMD, as well as ensuring the organization remains relevant to the evolving needs of the global corporate community.
IMD’s President is Jean-François Manzoni. The President is appointed by the Supervisory Board.
With his leadership, the Executive Committee proposes IMD’s business goals, financial targets and annual budgets within the strategic guidelines agreed with the Supervisory Board. Together, they take decisions in a timely manner and with adequate quality.
The President proposes the structure and composition of his Executive Committee. He regularly informs the Supervisory Board about developments, issues, actions, and results and he delivers an activity report annually to the Foundation Board.
The members of the Executive Committee include Faculty members responsible for high priority strategic tasks and senior staff who are leading key functions of the institution.
David Bach is Professor of Strategy and Political Economy. As Dean of Innovation and Programs at IMD, he has led efforts to enhance the school’s global reach and impact through both programmatic and pedagogical innovation.
Seán Meehan is the Martin Hilti Professor of Marketing and Change Management and the Dean of Faculty at IMD. He is an award-winning author on customer-centricity and how organizations can deploy customer-led strategies to deliver superior performance.
Anand Narasimhan is Shell Professor of Global Leadership and Dean of Research at IMD. He works with board directors and senior executives on how to enhance their leadership presence to create a positive impact on their followers and stakeholders.
Yassine Ayadi is Chief of Staff at IMD. He is responsible for improving the individual and collective effectiveness of the Executive Committee, advising the President on strategic priorities for the institution, and maintaining alignment between departments through the provision of operational guidance and support on key projects.
Delia Fischer is Chief Communication Officer at IMD. She oversees IMD’s external, internal, social media and multimedia communications. She has been a member of the IMD Executive Committee top management team since January 2020.
Peggy Le Roux is Chief Finance and Administrative Officer at IMD. Joining in November 2019 as Chief Finance and Administrative Officer, she leads the Financial and Internal Controlling, Accounting, Tax, Treasury, and Campus Services. She is also the secretary of the Audit Committee (AFRC).
Louis Leclézio is Chief Digital and Customer Experience Officer at IMD. He oversees IMD’s technology, operations, and marketing, and is primarily responsible for enhancing customer and employee experience through digital transformation.
Laurent Tranchida is Chief People Officer at IMD. He oversees the recruitment and retention of IMD’s most important asset: its people. He joined the institution in 2018 after a long career in corporate human resources, and has been a member of the top management team at IMD since its Executive Committee was established in January 2020.