Position: President, IMD
Biography: Dominique Turpin became president of Swiss business school IMD in July 2010. He is also Nestle professor at IMD. He was previously director of IMDs master of business administration (MBA) and executive development programmes.
Before joining IMD, he represented a French firm in Tokyo, and served as visiting professor at the Keio Graduate School of Business Administration there. Since 1994, he has been IMDs representative on the academic council of the China Europe International Business School in Shanghai.
Turpin has a doctorate in economics from Sophia University in Japan. He has directed customised programmes for companies including Groupe SEB, Panasonic and Japan Tobacco International. He has also worked as a consultant and management educator with international firms such as Coca-Cola, Danone and Philips.
Contact: (+41) 21 618 0111; www.imd.org