Entries by Ana Sesé

Ownership, Competition and Innovation

Prof. Xavier Vives has been awarded one of the European Union’s most prestigious grants, for a research project that looks at the impact of corporate ownership structures on competition, innovation and macroeconomics. The five-year European Research Council Advanced Grant began on July 1. With the rise in institutional investing, the main shareholders of many large companies […]

International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) wins the Industrial Excellence Award granted by Celsa and IESE

IFF Benicarló, a subsidiary of International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF), a company that produces and supplies fragrance ingredients, has won this year´s annual Industrial Excellence Award, which is granted each year by the Celsa Group™ and IESE business school. The award recognizes the work of industrial companies whose strategies contribute to the competitiveness of the […]

How Are Energy and Migration Linked in Africa?

Munich event with Fuel Freedom Foundation looks at energy poverty Destination Europe: Every year, thousands of Africans take harrowing journeys to escape poverty and a lack of opportunities in their countries. The influx of refugees is not only a humanitarian crisis, but is also putting political and social systems in Europe to the test. “Europe […]

IESE Ranked 1st in the World for Executive Education by FT for 4th Consecutive Year

Top-quality teaching, diverse faculty and international reach highlighted Barcelona, May 14, 2018. – IESE’s Executive Education programs have been ranked the best in the world for the fourth straight year by the Financial Times, with the school standing out for the quality of its teaching, the diversity of its faculty and its international scope. In addition to coming first […]

New Study Illuminates Best Practices for Collaboration Between Large Corporations and Start-ups

Researchers Offer ‘Field Guide’ for CEOs and CIOs involved in Corporate Venture Capital Units Barcelona, May 03, 2018. – With all of the focus on entrepreneurship, start-ups, tech, and venture capital, a new study released today by faculty of IESE Business School in collaboration with Opinno Consultancy, sheds some light on the best practices for corporate […]

Marc Puig and Takeshi Niinami Join IESE´s International Advisory Board

Presidents of Puig and Suntory Holdings are the latest members of IESE’s IAB Barcelona, April 25, 2018. – The president and CEO of the Spanish company Puig, Marc Puig, and the CEO of the global consumer products company Suntory Holdings Limited, Takeshi Niinami, have become the latest members of IESE’s International Advisory Board. The board now consists of […]

10 Ways Artificial Intelligence Is Transforming Management

Conference gathers top business leaders and academics to look at data-fueled future Barcelona, April 24, 2018. – “Artificial intelligence has huge potential to help managers make better decisions. Senior executives have the responsibility to learn to use it. And we must be careful to use it in a way that empowers people, not threatens them. Even […]

IESE Partners with Japan’s Shizenkan University

To focus on Executive Education programs in Japan Tokyo, April 10, 2018. – In another sign of its growing presence in Asia, IESE has signed an agreement with the newly established Shizenkan University in Tokyo to jointly develop executive education programs in the region. The agreement was signed by Franz Heukamp, dean of IESE, and Tomo Noda of Shizenkan Universityat a ceremony […]

Awards for Chinese Business Leaders with Global Impact

Spain’s Queen Letizia presents International Friendship Award at IESE’s Madrid campus Madrid, April 9, 2018. – Four Chinese business leaders received the International Friendship Award in recognition of their outstanding contribution to economic and social progress in China and internationally. Spain’s Queen Letizia presented the awards at IESE’s Madrid campus. The award winners, chosen by a jury of prominent global […]