HEC Paris is a top 5 university worldwide for the number of alumni holding CEO positions in Fortune Global 500 companies.
Alumni CEOs include Jean-Paul Agon CEO of L’Oréal, Bruno Lafont CEO of Lafarge, Jean Dominique Senard CEO of Michelin, François-Henri Pinault CEO of Kering (Gucci, Balenciaga, Boucheron, Saint-Laurent, Puma...), Henri de Castries CEO of Axa, Baudoin Prot Chairman of BNP Paribas, Mercedes Erra Executive President of Havas Worldwide, Hubert Joly CEO of BestBuy, and Wayne Wang Chairman and CEO of the CDP Group.
Some of these alumni endorse HEC Paris MBA in our new publicity campaign.
HEC Paris is at the very heart of innovation; it is one of the founding members of Paris Saclay, one of the top 8 “innovation clusters” in the world as defined by the MIT Technology Review. This cluster unites HEC Paris with the best research institutions, engineering schools and innovative businesses such as Siemens and EADS.
HEC Paris' role in Paris Saclay allows our Entrepreneurship students to leverage this privileged access to and gain insider knowledge of celebrated research institutions.
Leadership training requires a rigorous combination of academic theory and learning by doing. At the HEC Paris MBA, we teach you the theories behind leadership, then provide the idea environment to put those theories to the test.
At HEC Paris MBA, transformation is on. Whether you want to change job location, function or sector, HEC Paris MBA is here to help you to make the change. Our Career Management Center will help you define your career goals and provide you with the appropriate personalized support throughout your MBA journey.
In an average class, approximately 74% of students change industries or job functions, and roughly 55% change geographies following graduation.