Jean-François Manzoni, professor of leadership and organizational development at IMD, began a five-year term as the school’s president on January 1.
Manzoni, who previously taught at IMD from 2004 to 2010, returns after several years on INSEAD’s Singapore campus, where he founded and directed the Leadership Excellence through Awareness and Practice (LEAP) executive education program. He succeeds Professor Dominique Turpin, who has led the school since 2010.
Manzoni’s research interests include leadership, corporate governance, and the development of high-performance organization. His books include The Set-Up to Fail Syndrome: How Good Managers Cause Great People to Fail.
A citizen of Canada and France, Manzoni holds a doctorate from Harvard Business School and an MBA from McGill University.