HEC Paris

Newsletter #28
June 2011


In brief


Class gift dinner

Each year, HEC Paris graduates organize a fundraising dinner to help raise funds for the HEC Foundation. With generous support from 2011 alumni and topped up by the "Promo H61", the 2011 Class Gift reached a record of €252,011 that will help finance scholarships and loans for future students.
Contact: Léa Sarica, sarica@hec.fr

2011 commencement ceremonies

HEC Paris honored its latest graduates at the 2011 commencement ceremonies. Over 3,600 individuals attended the events, which featured formal processionals and cocktails. This year’s distinguished guest speakers included PPR Group Chairman and CEO François Henri Pinault, EDF CEO and HEC Paris Board President Henri Proglio, former Atos Origin CEO Bernard Bourigeaud, CCIP President Pierre-Antoine Gailly, and CCIP First Vice President Jean-Paul Vermes.
Contact: Gisele Michaux, michaux@hec.fr

Ashoka Changemakers’ Campus

The Ashoka Changemakers’ Campus is an international gathering of 1,300 leading social entrepreneurs, change agents, opinion leaders, politicians and media players. Over two days, a series of interactive and action-oriented sessions accelerated change and increased the impact of existing projects. This campus-based event was a part of Ashoka Changemakers’ Week, beginning June 17.
Contact: Catherine Rousseau, rousseau@hec.fr

TRIUM Global Executive MBA: 10-Year Anniversary Celebration

The celebration will unite alumni and students to celebrate the first decade of TRIUM and the successful alliance between New York University’s Stern School of Business, the London School of Economics and HEC Paris. In addition to prominent guests, key players in TRIUM’s evolution throughout the past 10 years will share insights and memories.
Date & location: July 1-3, HEC Paris Campus, 1 rue de la Libération, 78350 Jouy-en-Josas
Contact: Elisabeth de Réals, dereals@hec.fr