Obtaining an MBA from one of the top business schools in the world, progressing well in their careers as team leaders, and balancing work and family; these INSEAD MBA alumnae seem to have it all. We caught up with June-Mee Hong, Managing Director (China) at SMCP (Sandro, Maje, Claudie Pierlot), Rochelle Seguss, Senior Manager of Product Management at Amazon and Sabrina Ng, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Hummingbird Bioscience to understand how they define success, their leadership philosophies and their views on challenges women face in the business world.
Leadership is a complex subject, and it's a difficult skill to develop. At INSEAD, we provide our Executive MBA participants with a safe environment to reflect on leadership issues and to practice their skills as managers and visionaries for their organisations.
Let our alumni share with you what the INSEAD EMBA experience was like for them and how it benefitted their professional and personal development. Redefine the way you think and lead.
At INSEAD, Executive MBA participants can take with them a refined ability to create positive and meaningful impact in their organisations. Through the knowledge and skills gained from the programme, our EMBA alumni have returned to their careers with greater confidence and deeper wisdom to manage uncertainty, make tough decisions, and lead change programmes. This sums up the EMBA experience — it is an opportunity to redefine the way you think and lead, so you can become an effective agent of change in your organisation.
Jessica Fracassi Berrezaie Director of Merchandising and Customer Experience Hermès INSEAD Executive MBA
Neha Mehta Country Manager Schlumberger INSEAD Executive MBA "Perhaps we don't verbalise enough what we do and what we do well and how we fill our day, what have we achieved in the last five or 10 or 15 years. It's because of the unconscious bias that we have been living in. It's not something that will go away tomorrow, unfortunately, but it is very important to acknowledge it.
Erin Gainer Chair of the Board at HRA Pharma PhD in Epidemiology INSEAD Executive MBA "I have been asked by my company's founder to step up as CEO in the context of a succession plan, and of course it’s the kind of opportunity you can’t refuse.
Neha Mehta Country Manager Schlumberger INSEAD Executive MBA "You really need to be shaken up to do something incredible." Neha believes that change and challenges are vital to a fulfilling personal and professional life. She was excelling in her career in the oil and gas industry, leading a team of 200 employees in the Middle East, yet she experienced self-doubt when considering an Executive MBA. Hear her advice on how to overcome these moments of uncertainty.
Erin Gainer Chair of the Board at HRA Pharma PhD in Epidemiology INSEAD Executive MBA "There was so much to learn that indeed I felt a bit like a poser." Erin is a trained scientist who had the opportunity to become CEO of a pharma company, when she realised that she needed an Executive MBA to fill in the gaps in her business knowledge. Hear how the programme helped her succeed by giving her the confidence required to take on a senior leadership role.
Discover the INSEAD Executive Master in Finance (EMFin) through the eyes of our alumni, faculty and global director. Find out how you will benefit from the programme and accelerate your career.