emlyon business school expands its management team with the appointment of Christine Baldy Ngayo and Olivier Guillet, as respectively, Director of Executive Education, and Director of International Affairs, starting on our next fall intake. They will both be members of emlyon's Executive Committee.

Christine Baldy Ngayo - Director of Executive Education - will report to Annabel-Mauve Bonnefous, Dean of Programs.

Christine Baldy Ngayo's mission is to design and implement the development strategy of emlyon business school 's Execution Education division. It is made of programs such as the Executive MBA, the International MBA, the Global DBA and the Executive Master in General Management. Christine Baldy Ngayo is also in charge of the School's certificate offer and short programs, designed for executives undertaking continued education programs. Executive Education programs are provided on all of emlyon's campuses: Lyon, Saint-Etienne, Paris, Shanghai, Casablanca, Bhubaneswar and Mumbai.

Christine Baldy Ngayo’s mission is to design and implement the development strategy of emlyon’s Execution Education division.

As a graduate of the Grande Ecole Program of emlyon business school (1997) and of the PhD in Management of HEC Paris (2011), Christine Baldy Ngayo held different positions at HEC Paris over the last ten years. Academic Project Manager (from 2011 to 2013), Director of Key Account Business Development (2013-2017), then Director of MBA Executive Programs (2017-2019) and Director of Executive MBA programs (MBA, Executive MBA and TRIUM, Global Executive Program).

As such, Christine Baldy Ngayo took part in the development of the programs' international attractiveness which led it to be ranked as number one of the world's global rankings, as in that of HEC Executive MBA, #1 of the QS World Executive MBA Ranking.

Christine Baldy Ngayo started her career at Accenture where she contributed to the transformation of more than 10 international groups on Millions-of-Euros projects in Healthcare, energy and consumers' goods. Christine Baldy Ngayo grew up in the South of France, lived and worked in the United-States, in the United-Kingdom, Norway and Switzerland, and as such, built on a family, social and professional multicultural environment.

Olivier Guillet - Director of International Affairs - will report to Nicolas Péjout, Director of Strategy and Development.

Olivier Guillet's mission is to roll out the “Internalization” approach of the “Confluences 2025” strategic plan. He is in charge of developing existing campuses and those yet to come, new double degrees, academic exchange agreements, and programs such as summer schools... His actions shall contribute to the internalization of the student body and to the School's global outreach.

With a Master's degree from the University of Leicester, and one from the “Neuroscience for Leadership” program from the MIT Sloan Executive Education, Olivier Guillet also graduated with a PhD in Business Administration from the International University of Monaco (Psychology and Leadership Development).

Since 2017, he was Vice-Dean of the School of Management and Innovation at Science Po Paris. As such, he contributed to the creation of this school, its operational and strategic management, as well as its development in France and on the global scene. Olivier Guillet teaches a course at the crossroads between leadership, philosophy, cognitive sciences and arts, at Sciences Po and at the IAE Aix Marseille Graduate School of Management. He was formerly Director of International Affairs at INSEEC which he had joined in 2003.

Olivier Guillet’s mission is to roll out the “Internalization” approach of the “Confluences 2025” strategic plan

For Olivier Guillet: “I am delighted and proud to join emlyon. I am delighted to be part of a project, a vision and share values which I hold dear to my heart. I am proud to join such a wonderful institution whose ambitions are driven with such professionalism and humanity by its managers and their teams. I can't wait to actually fully engage with the rest of this team to fly high the colors of emlyon's international projects. ”

For Isabelle Huault, President of the Executive Board and Dean of emlyon business school: “The arrival of high quality people within our Executive Committee fully reflects our ambition for emlyon business school, as per defined in our strategic plan: to become by 2025, one of the best European business schools. I know we have the right team to address this challenge. I wish Christine Baldy Ngayo and Olivier Guillet a warm welcome and great success in their new missions. ”

About emlyon business school:

Founded in 1872 by the Lyon CCI, emlyon business school has an enrollment of 8,900 students of 121 nationalities. The school operates on 7 different campuses (Lyon, Shanghai, Saint-Etienne, Casablanca, Paris, and Bhubaneswar and Mumbai), draws on a network of 190 international academic partners and runs a community of 35 700 alumni spread out in 130 countries. emlyon business school's mission is to reveal “early makers”, to train lifelong learning responsible leaders, managers and entrepreneurs, with a solid international experience and intra/entrepreneurial capacities, able to address the complexity of the world, to make it meaningful, to shape and transform the businesses and society they live in, in a collaborative approach. The proposition of emlyon business school is to develop such competences within a unique pedagogy, combining academic research output of excellence and the elaboration of innovative learning tracks based on experimentation. www.em-lyon.com

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