GEM in London's Alumni Community launches of a series of high-end networking events.
GEM Alumni in London is proud to host their first Annual Speaker and Networking Event at the Carlton House Terrace, where we will be discussing different approaches to Corporate Social Responsibility with Mr. Hubert Patricot, President of the European Group at Coca-Cola Enterprises and Mr. Jean-François Fiorina, Director of GEM Grande École Program and Deputy Director of GEM.
After the discussion, we invite you to stay and enjoy a few drinks and canapés and mingle with fellow professionals.
On that note, don't forget to bring your business cards!
Looking forward to seeing you there!
Hubert Patricot, 56, is President, European Group, Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. He is an experienced commercial leader with more than 26 years’ of international experience in the Coca-Cola system.
Hubert joined The Coca-Cola Company in France in 1986 as Brand Manager and later went on become Marketing Director.
In 1993 he became Away from Home Director at Coca-Cola Beverages, the French bottling company, before becoming Vice President of its Paris Region.
Coca-Cola Enterprises acquired Coca-Cola Beverages in 1996 and Hubert became Vice President Sales and Marketing of CCE France in 1997. He was appointed Deputy General Manager of the business in 2002 and then General Manager and Vice President in 2003.
In 2007, Hubert moved to CCE Great Britain as General Manager and Vice President, a position he held until assuming his current role in July 2008.
Hubert began his career in 1983 as a Market Research Manager for Nestlé. He holds an MBA from ESSEC Business School in France.
Jean-François Fiorina is associate director of Grenoble Ecole de Management and Director of ESC Grenoble.
He started his career as a banker with BRED before transitioning to international consulting. He then joined Sup de Co Amiens-Picardie, at first to teach International Business and rapidly taking on the responsibilities of ESC program Director and Head of International Relations.
In 2000, he joined Grenoble Ecole de Management as Director of the Specialized Masters degrees and in 2003 was appointed Director of ESC Grenoble.
He has been in his current role since September 2012.
He is a staunch defender of differentiated learning and firmly believes tomorrow’s managers should be educated with an open, multi-perspective view of the world. Passionate about new technologies and an expert on Higher Education in France and abroad, he is recognized by his peers for his ability to uncover and develop new markets. He shares his views through his blog and his weekly geopolitical notes CLES.
Jean-François Fiorina graduated from INSEEC Bordeaux and holds an MBA from University of America in San-Francisco.
- 6:30 pm: Welcome drinks
- 7:00 pm: Conference begins
- 8:30 pm: Q&A
- 9:00 pm: Drinks and canapés, Networking
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