Formerly Director of Postgraduate Programs at IÉSEG, he takes over the responsibility for implementing the School’s international strategy and all related activities. These include: the development of cooperation and partnership agreements internationally; managing exchange students (incoming and outgoing) and the recruitment and welfare of all international students for all the School’s programs; and representing the School around the world.
Antonio Giangreco, who comes from Italy, obtained his Bachelor from Mercy College (NY, USA), his MBA from SDA Bocconi (Università Bocconi’s School of Management) and his Ph.D. from London School of Economics (LSE). He has been a professor of management at IÉSEG since 2006 and has successfully overseen the development of postgraduate programs in the last 5 years. An expert in issues related to human resources management and organizational change, he has published in leading international journals such as The International Journal of HRM, Personnel Review, European Management Review and European Management Journal.
Director of IÉSEG, Jean-Philippe Ammeux notes: “We are delighted that Antonio has taken up this position, which is crucial for the realization of the School’s Vision to be a unique international hub empowering changemakers for a better society. He has a wealth of international experience that will be extremely valuable as the School continues to develop its unique intercultural learning and teaching environment.”
Antonio Giangreco adds: “After more than 10 years at IÉSEG, I am honored to serve in this new role. Internationalization and interculturality are essential elements of the IÉSEG experience and I will do my best to support the evolution of our programmes and the ongoing development of the School.”
This year, the School will welcome more than 2 000 international students on its campuses in Lille and Paris, and more than 80% of its permanent full time faculty come from outside of France. IÉSEG now has more than 280 international partners (universities and business schools) around the world, which provide students with a range of exchange opportunities and double degree programs, and professors with research collaboration opportunities.