Notable alumni

These people contribute to the notoriety of EDHEC thanks to their successful career or their engagement for the School, students and graduates.

EDHEC alumni of the year



Bernard FOURNIER
(Master 1962) 
Chairman XEROX Limited
Now retired



Michel LEFEBVRE
(Master 1970) 
CEO FERINEL


Patrick DE ROUX
(Master 1969) 
Director EUROPCAR
Now retired


Paul-Georges DESPATURE
(Master 1966) 
Chairman of the Executive Committee, DAMART SOMFY
Now Chairman of the Board of Directors, EDIFY



Hervé GUILLAUME
(Master 1970) 
CEO, CFAO


Thierry MARRAUD
(Master 1966) 
Executive Director Spain & Portugal, Groupe ST GOBAIN
Now Company Director, Consultant



Richard SIMONIN
(Master 1976) 
CHAIRMAN AND CEO, GIVENCHY



Stéphane DACQUIN
(Master 1959) 
HR Director, ALCATEL ALSTHOM


Jean-Claude BROGNAUX
(Master 1962) 
Chairman, Groupe Les Papiers de Presse
Now CEO of several companies



Michel GRILLON
(Master 1973) 
CEO, SOTHYS International
Retired


Hélène RATTE
(Master 1974) 
HR PARTNER, DELOITTE


Michel GUILLEMOT
(Master 1980) 
CEO, Gameloft
Now CEO, UBISOFT Entertainment


Béatrice DUPONT
(Master 1965) 
VP, Christian Dior Inc
Now Consultant Marketing and Merchandising, BEATRICE DUPONT Associates



Jérôme FRIZZERA MOGLI
(Master 1994) 
Founder and CEO, MAGICMAMAN.COM
Now Company Director



Franck MOISON
(Master 1975) 
PRESIDENT CENTRAL EUROPE & RUSSIA, COLGATE PALMOLIVE




Laurent FREIXE
(Master 1985) 
Managing Director, Nutrition
Division, NESTLE FRANCE
Now Executive Vice President NESTLE
S.A., Head of Zone Americas



Gilles NORMAND
(Master 1986) 
General Manager Latin America & the Carribean, NISSAN MOTOR CORP.


Vincent CHENEY
(Master 1980) 
President Pharmaceuticals France and General Manager Belgium & Netherlands,
PROCTER & GAMBLE
Now Partner corporate Development & Europe, NEXTEP



Franck RENAUDIN
(Master 1986) 
Director, ENTREPRENEURS DU MONDE


Mickael BOUMENDIL
(Master 1994) 
President, SIXIEME SON



Christian POLGE
(Master 1989) 
Ex-President & CEO, COCA COLA FRANCE
Now President, LES 2 MARMOTTES



Christophe BONDUELLE
(Master 1982) 
CEO, BONDUELLE


Eric LEGROS
(Master 1981) 
Executive Committee member, CARREFOUR
Now CEO MAF, groupe CARREFOUR



Pierre GAUTHEY
(Master 2006) 
CO FOUNDER, PETIT-FILS


Damien TIXIER
(Master 2006) 
CO FOUNDER, PETIT-FILS



Emmanuelle GUILBART
(Master 1988) 
Executive Vice-President of Programmes, FRANCE TELEVISIONS
Now Joint-CEO, ABOUT PREMIUM CONTENT



Thierry DRECQ
(Master 1980) 
Chairman, ECF


Philippe LEOPOLD-METZGER
(Master 1977) 
CEO, PIAGET


Mickael BURKE
(Master 1980) 
CEO, LOUIS VUITTON MALLETIER


Amélie VIDAL SIMI
(Master 1999) 
CEO, HENKEL FRANCE



Emmanuel VIELLARD
(Master 1986) 
President & CEO, LISI GROUP



Sophie BELLON
(Master 1983) 
Chairwoman, SODEXO


Pascal BRIER
(Master 1985) 
Group Executive VP - Strategy, Innovation & Group Solutions, ALTRAN
Now Deputy General Director / Group Executive VP, ALTRAN



Sacha POIGNONNEC
(Master 2002) 
Co-founder and co-CEO, JUMIA


Anne DE BAYSER
(Master 1991) 
Deputy Secretary of the Presidence of the French Republic


EDHEC Entrepreneurs of the year



Guillaume RICHARD
(Master 1996) 
FOUNDER, O 


Rudy MUTI
(Master 2005) 
EXECUTIVE MANAGER, CRECHES ET MALICES


Hervé BORGOLTZ
(Master 1977) 
President & Executive director, DBT CEV


Jean-Baptiste DUQUESNE
(Master 1994) 
Executive director, Groupe Confidentielles
Also serial entrepreneur with The Smart Arrow, 750g Food, Château Cazebonne

 

Béatrice DE MONTILLE
(Master 1999) 
Founder, MERCI MAMAN


Christian RAISSON
(Master 1994) 
Founder, Mano Mano (ex monEchelle.fr)


Philippe DE CHANVILLE
(Master 2003) 
Founder, Mano Mano (ex monEchelle.fr)



François DELTOUR
(Master 1981) 
Executive director, EFFINITY PARTNERS


Aurélien LEPRETRE
(Master 2000) 
President, INSITACTION
 

Jean-Marc LAZARD
(Master 1995) 
CEO, OPENDATASOFT


Maxime LEGARDEZ
(Master 2011) 
CEO, EVEROAD


Thomas de MOUSSAC
(Master 2003) 
Co-founder, TECHNIQUE SOLAIRE


Julien FLEURY
(Master 2001) 
Co-founder, TECHNIQUE SOLAIRE



Lionel THEMINE
(Master 2003) 
Co-founder, TECHNIQUE SOLAIRE
 


Class patrons



Sandrine DUFOUR
(BBA 1996) 
CEO, VERT ET O


Gilles DOMARTINI
(BBA 1995) 
CEO, CLEENG


Hélène DEMOLIERE
(BBA 1995) 
Global Consumer & Market insights
Director, Ubisoft



Camille NEHME
(BBA 1994) 
VP Finance & Strategic Development
GULF OIL INT. 
 


Tanguy DEWAVRIN
(BBA 1992) 
Executive Director, CASTORAMA POLAND


Maud CHICHEPORTICHE
(BBA 1998) 
Writer & Publisher, THE PINK GUIDE


Virginie DUPREZ
(BBA 1997) 
CEO, Niestroy & Duprez 


Manuel GORCY
(BBA 1994) 
Spécialiste Marchés Financiers Autorité des Marchés Financiers au QUEBEC 



Jean-Guillaume POLLET
(BBA 1995) 
GENERAL MANAGER, L'OREAL LUXE PRAGUE
 


Laurent CALVINO
(BBA 1996) 
Executive Director, CMA CGM Morrocco


Antoine KERRINCKX
(BBA 1995) 
Executive Director, ATOS BELGIUM


Bertrand KUBULA
(BBA 1995) 
VP Compliance Advisory & Product & Technical, Barclays Wealth



Pierre-Marin DEVILDER
(BBA 2002) 
Associate Director, GROUPE SWEETCO 


Virginie COLL
(BBA 1995) 
Director, Polyclinique SANTA MARIA
 


Capucine PIERARD
(BBA 1997) 
Managing Director & Chief Data Office, HAVAS MEDIA


Nicolas BERMOND
(BBA 2005) 
Global media manager, NBA


François ROUZE
(BBA 1996) 
MARKETING DIRECTOR, SEB GROUP MEXICO


Valentine GUERIN
(BBA 1999) 
Co-Director, Clinique Saint François


Grégory MALLEVILLE
(BBA 1996) 
Directeur national des ventes, TWF – EPIDIS
 


Céline PANIZZI
(BBA 2005) 
Global Digital Marketing Manager, CAMPER


François Xavier DESPLANCKE
(BBA 1992) 
CEO, MOET HENNESSY DIAGEO France

 

Amaury FLOTAT
(BBA 1998) 
President of YNCREA Hauts de France
President of EPA Hauts de France
     


Start-up founders of the year



Julie CHAPON
(MASTER 2011) 
CEO, YUKA



Thomas VENTURINI
(MASTER 2013) 
CEO, LIBERKEYS


Julien WATRY
(MASTER 2013) 
CEO, LIBERKEYS 

   


Committed graduates of the year



Olivier ROCHEDREUX
(BBA 2013) 
Senior Associate Advisory, EY CHICAGO



Laurence COUDRIN
(BBA 1994) 
Customer relations manager, Boulanger.com



Thomas ALUNNI
(BBA 2005) 
General manager, Albax Paris - carrosserie Lecoq 


Caroline DEFORGES
(BBA 2013) 
Merchandising Manager Biscuit France, MONDELEZ INTERNATIONAL 



Gervaise PINSON
(MASTER 1997) 
CEO, BEEMYCFO