OUR PROFESSORS

ICD guarantees the academic excellence of its teaching by drawing on a teaching staff composed of research-active professors and professionals who are experts in their field. We ensure an individualised and professional supervision of our students.

The ICD faculty members combine an excellent academic profile with true professional expertise. They are heavily involved in the supervision of students and contribute, through their publications, to the school's international reputation and the development of its teaching programmes. In addition, 140 lecturers, who are practising business professionals, also participate in the teaching and supervision of students by passing on their know-how gained from their experience in industry.

professors

Ibtissame ABAIDI

ABAIDI Ibtissame
​​​​​​​ Ibtissame ABAIDI is an associate professor in Marketing, and PhD from the University of Toulouse 1 Capitole. Her main research area is digital marketing, exploring the perception of consumers towards the use of social media by brands and digital content that have been affected by the technological revolution such as newspapers, music or books. More recently she has developed an interest in food marketing and especially the signs that might be valued by consumers.

Areas of expertise

  • Digital Marketing
  • Quantitative Studies
  • Perception of value

Sinda AGRBI

AGREBI SINDA
Doctor in Marketing from the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Sinda AGRBI teaches Marketing and related subjects on the Bachelor and Grande Ecole Masters programmes. Her research explores the impact of new technologies on consumer behaviour.

Areas of expertise

  • Digital marketing and consumer behaviour
  • Mobile sales
  • Geo-localised advertising

Houyem Chaib LABABIDI

Houyem Chaib
Houyem Chaib LABABIDI is a lecturer in Strategy and International Business at ICD. She holds an MBA and a Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA). Her research and teaching span a range of topics in Strategy, Entrepreneurship, and International Business. She has a particular interest in the impact of the external environment on strategy in organizations trying to become top innovators; top management decision-making and corporate performance. She supervises students' research at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Areas of expertise

  • Strategic management
  • Innovation
  • International management

Philippe FACHE

FACHE PHILIPPE
Philippe FACHE's research explores a number of themes, including: the sociology of work and socio-history of public policies: the retail sector with several publications devoted to labour management policies in the retail sector (including diversity management): the health sector with research on the management of the quality of healthcare through the use of performance measurement and assessment systems (quality indicators and reviews), assessment tools from the doctrinal corpus of the New Public Management approach; the link between the emergence of policies to regulate the quality of healthcare and changes in work in hospital structures comparing France with Quebec (ANR-CNRS / PRIQS project). Currently exploring the training and employment of young artists (survey on the Academy of the Comédie Française).

Areas of expertise

  • Sociology of work and management
  • Socio-history of public policies

Maksim BELITSKI

Maksim Belitski

Maksim BELITSKI joined ICD Business School in September 2019.  He holds several international positions, including University of Reading (UK) and the Institute for Development Strategies, Indiana University Bloomington (USA).  He holds a PhD in Applied Economics from the University of Leicester, UK, and another PhD in Economics from the University of Milan, Italy.Type the text here

Areas of expertise

  • Entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Academic entrepreneurship
  • Knowledge spill overs and collaboration
  • Regional economics
  • A particular focus on knowledge and creativity

I am editor of Small Business Economics Journal (rank 2 FNEGE) and Electronic Commerce: Research and Applications (rank 3, FNEGE).

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Maksim BELITSKI joined ICD Business School in September 2019.  He holds several international positions, including University of Reading (UK) and the Institute for Development Strategies, Indiana University Bloomington (USA).  He holds a PhD in Applied Economics from the University of Leicester, UK, and another PhD in Economics from the University of Milan, Italy.

Areas of expertise

  • Entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Academic entrepreneurship
  • Knowledge spill overs and collaboration
  • Regional economics
  • A particular focus on knowledge and creativity

I am editor of Small Business Economics Journal (rank 2 FNEGE) and Electronic Commerce: Research and Applications (rank 3, FNEGE).

Christian GOGLIN

Christian Goglin
Christian Goglin is a professor at ICD Business School in Paris. He has extensive professional experience in banking and financial consulting, including 14 years spent at Thomson Reuters as an expert in front-middle office activities and risk management for financial institutions, before holding the positions of Manager and then Director of a community of expertise in market risks and counterparty risks in two consulting firms specialising in the banking and finance sector. He combines this experience with a solid background as a lecturer and researcher in Finance with a PhD in Management from the University of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté. His research and academic publications focus on behavioural finance and the study of the role of values and emotions in the choices of financial investors.

Areas of expertise

  • Behavioural Finance
  • Market Finance
  • Valuation of financial products
  • Banking Risk Management
  • Corporate Finance

Gwenaëlle BERGON

BERGON GWENAELLE

Gwenaëlle BERGON is a professor and Head of the Grande Ecole Programme at ICD Toulouse. Her research focuses on human resources management, BtoB relations, and employees' attitudes and behaviour at work.

Areas of expertise

  • Quantitative analysis methodologies
  • HRM
  • Strategy

Janine HOBEIKA

 Janine Hobeika
A former start-up entrepreneur and banker (18 years of professional experience), Janine HOBEIKA's research and teaching focuses on customer relations, the banker stereotype, attitudes to money, incidents, gender, CSR and AI (9 years of teaching experience).

Areas of expertise

  • Marketing
  • Digital technologies
  • Client relationships
  • Banking

Richard DELAYE HABERMACHER

Richard Delaye-Habermacher
Richard Delaye-Habermacher has a PhD in management and is qualified to supervise research (HDR). He teaches management and human resources. He has a managerial and anthropological vision of current issues. He is also the director of PROPEDIA, the research pooling centre of the IGS Group and the C&D schools. A fervent defender of the Francophone world and its values, he is involved in developing programmes in the Congo, Switzerland and China, where he has set up an EDBA and an EMBA in partnership with recognised universities. Deputy editor of the magazine Question(s) de Management, he is a member of numerous scientific committees and author of scholarly articles and book chapters.

Areas of expertise

  • Strategic management
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
  • Rites and myths in organisations
  • Intergenerational ties

Dhouha EL AMRI

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Dr. Dhouha EL AMRI is a professor in Marketing at ICD Business School. She obtained her PhD in Management Sciences from the University of Paris-Est. She has participated in numerous academic conferences (e.g. EMAC, AMS- World Marketing Congress) and published in national and international journals (e.g. Psychology & Marketing, Journal of Business Research).

Areas of expertise

  • Marketing de l’innovation
  • Comportement du consommateur
  • Marketing digital

Lila GUERMAS

 Lila Guermas-Sayegh

Lila Guermas-Sayegh holds a PhD in financial market regulation from Paris Dauphine University, France. She started her career as a professor and researcher in universities and business schools. In parallel to her work in higher education institutions, she also managed an online employment platform for higher education professionals. Lila Guermas-Sayegh has also carried out a consultancy activity assisting business schools in the design of their Master’s programmes. She worked for 4 years as academic dean, where she was in charge of a regional-level undergraduate cycle and a national-level postgraduate cycle. Today, her work focuses on supporting ICD Business School in developing its international activities, and working towards international accreditations. Her main mission is to develop and improve the quality assurance mechanisms in place at ICD across the full portfolio provision of programmes.

Areas of expertise

  • Financial market regulations and structures
  • Pedagogy & quality assurance
  • International relations
  • Project management

Nada KHACHLOUF

Nada Khachlouf
Nada KHACHLOUF is Associate Professor in the department of Social Entrepreneurship at ICD Business School, Paris Campus. Her research interests revolve around entrepreneurship, innovation, knowledge networks and collaborative relationships. She is presently interested in how family firms collaborate with stakeholders and its impact on their innovation strategies. She previously worked on the role of family capital in the resilience of family firms. Nada is also interested in topical issues in Entrepreneurship, typically, the role of people with disabilities in latent/emergent Entrepreneurship. Her teaching areas are Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management.

Areas of expertise

  • Entrepreneurship and inclusive entrepreneurship
  • Strategic management & innovation strategies
  • Innovation
  • Knowledge networks and collaborative relationships, with a specific focus on family firms.

Sabine KHALIL

KHALIL SABINE
Sabine KHALIL is Assistant Professor in Management of Information Systems at ICD Paris - International Business School. As a professor, Dr. Khalil teaches several classes linked to Information Systems, including Introduction to Information Systems, Digital Transformation, Innovative Business models. Regarding research, Dr. Khalil’s work explores the topic of Information Systems and specifically cloud technologies in firms from a business perspective. Her recent publications cover information technology governance, the impact of cloud computing, in addition to the role of informatics and knowledge management looking at case studies of firms in France. Dr. Khalil has participated and published at the leading information system conferences, including the International Conference on Information Systems, the Academy of Management, the Americas Conference on Information Systems, and the European Conference on Information Systems.

Areas of expertise

  • Cloud Computing
  • Digital transformation
  • Blockchain
  • Information Systems

Ruud KRONENBURG

KRONENBURG RUUD
Dr. Kronenburg is Professor of Marketing & Organizational Development at ICD International Business School in Paris; visiting Professor at Grenoble Ecole de Management, France, (Executive Leadership Development); visiting Professor at Birzeit University in Palestine (EMBA Marketing Management and Leadership & People), and Affiliate Professor at Africa Business School in Marrakesh, Morocco. As an experienced former Fortune-100 leader, Dr. Kronenburg offers the unique combination of an extensive international senior-level sales & marketing background and academic perspective. Prior to embarking on his academic career in 2015, Dr. Kronenburg was the inaugural Dean of the College of Marketing & Distribution at the award- winning CATERPILLAR UNIVERSITY (2001-2015). Prior to his tenure as Dean, Dr. Kronenburg held senior sales & marketing positions in various countries around the world, including Switzerland, USA, Germany, Turkey, Greece, Belgium and the Netherlands.

Areas of expertise

  • Sales & Marketing
  • Customer Experience (CX)
  • Organizational Development

Naouel MAKAOUI

MAKAOUI NAOUEL
Naouel Makaoui has a PhD in management science and is a professor of purchasing and supply chain management at ICD Business School, Paris Campus since 2011. Her research interests are customer-supplier relationships, business-to-business marketing, E-procurement and organizational buyer behaviour. She has published several chapters in specialist books and articles in academic journals such as: Supply Chain Forum, Recherches en Sciences de Gestion; Logistique et Management, Revue Française du Marketing, Question(s) de Management, La revue des Sciences de Gestion.

Areas of expertise

  • Purchasing Performance
  • Innovation
  • Business Relationships

Jean-Claude MALARRE

MALARRE JEAN-CLAUDE

Areas of expertise

Jean-Claude MALARRE holds a PhD in Economics and a DEA in Money Finance & Banking (University of Paris 10 Nanterre).

  • Teaching of quantitative techniques and Excel spreadsheet in the modelling of economic and management problems.

Éric MARTEL

MARTEL ERIC
With 14 years of experience in the area of digital technology as a web project manager for corporate accounts, Éric MARTEL is a professor and researcher in digital transformation and digital marketing. Although his doctoral studies focused on the marketing of services, he now devotes his research to the transformations brought about by the arrival of artificial intelligence in various sectors. He has also published a book that addresses the delicate issue of the transfer of decision-making to autonomous systems in the military field.

Areas of expertise

  • AI
  • Big Data
  • Machine learning
  • Digital marketing
  • Marketing of services

Manel MZOUGHI

Manel MZOUGHI
Manel MZOUGHI is a marketing and management professor (7 years of experience in a number of public and private institutions) and a marketing researcher with a particular expertise in the field of child consumer behaviour and the usefulness of marketing in the health care sector. Her thesis and current research focus on the study of children's attitudes towards packaging innovations.

Areas of expertise

  • Marketing to children
  • Customer relations
  • Healthcare marketing
  • Digital marketing

Boris MAYNADIER

Boris Maynadier
Boris Maynadier is professor at ICD Business School Toulouse. He teaches branding, marketing, research design and qualitative methodologies, communication strategy, and innovation marketing. He uses a great diversity of teaching methods and tools, often in partnership with companies, to build knowledge in collaboration with his students. As a practitioner, he works with young firms as consultant or marketing director (e.g., Innersense, an AR start-up), and with politicians and place managers to help them implement development strategies. His wider approach involves building a constructivist-structuralist view of marketing.

Areas of expertise

  • Marketing
  • Qualitative research methods (ethnography, interviews, qualitative analysis)
  • Semiotics (structural)
  • Place marketing
  • Experiential marketing
  • Consumer experience (phenomenology)

François NICOLLE

François NICOLLE

François NICOLLE is a professor and researcher in management. After obtaining a Master's degree in political sciences, he worked for several years in a digital communication agency. Specialised in influence strategies, François NICOLLE has a PhD in strategic management. His research and teaching focus on lobbying and digital marketing strategies for companies.

Areas of expertise

  • Strategic management
  • Influence strategies
  • Digital influence
  • Digital Marketing
  • Lobbying

Kévin PASTIER

Kevin Pastier
Kévin PASTIER, is Assistant Professor in the department of Management at ICD Business School, Paris. He is a PhD student at the CNAM in Paris (Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers). His doctoral studies explore democratic firms and organisations, such as worker and consumer co-operatives, social enterprise, participatory management and sociocracy / holacracy. His teaching areas are social economy, alternative entrepreneurship and organization/management theory and practices.

Areas of expertise

  • The democratic firm and organisation
  • Critical and historical management studies
  • New management practices

Jonathan PEILLEX

 Jonathan Peillex
Jonathan PEILLEX is Associate Professor at ICD International Business School. He is also Research Fellow at the University of Picardie Jules Verne, Amiens. He holds a PhD in Management from the University of Picardie Jules Verne and an HDR research supervisor qualification (Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches) from the University of Grenoble. His research focuses on finance and business ethics. Recent research has been published in academic journals such as British Journal of Management, Ecological Economics, Financial Analysts Journal, Journal of Business Ethics, and Journal of Comparative Economics, among others.

Areas of expertise

  • Finance
  • Business Ethics
  • Corporate Social Responsibility

Ikram RADHOUANE

 Ikram Radhouane

Ikram Radhouane joined ICD in 2018 as a researcher and lecturer. She holds a PhD in management sciences from Aix Marseille University, France. She has thirteen-years of experience teaching in higher education and in professional training centres in the fields of information systems, computer sciences and accounting. Her main research interests include corporate social responsibility and environmental performance. She has published a number of papers on these themes in national and international refereed journals, and plays an active role at ICD in the School’s work across themes related to ethics, responsibility and sustainability.

Areas of expertise

  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Supply chain
  • Computer Science
  • Accounting

Dobrina RAMPHORT

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Dobrina RAMPHORT is Associate Professor in Law, specialised in international trade of innovative products. She holds a PhD in International Economic and Comparative Law, and has experience working as a Corporate Counsel in Corporate Law, International Tax Law and implementing companies abroad. She is fluent in French, English and Spanish. At ICD Business School Toulouse Campus, Dobrina is the Master’s Programme Manager (English Track), International Business Development and International Relations Manager.

Areas of expertise

  • Law
  • International business
  • Intellectual property rights

David RUTAMBUKA

David RUTAMBUKA
David RUTAMBUKA has a PhD management and marketing from Paris Dauphine University (2017). His research principally explores the field of finance and marketing, especially the relationship between mergers and acquisitions and customer satisfaction. At ICD Paris Business school, he teaches marketing, market research, marketing data analysis, research methodology and customer relationship management. As part of the Erasmus+ mobility programme, he has taught in Kazakhstan (2018), Azerbaijan and Tunisia (2019) for short assignment as visiting professor. When living in Rwanda, he was operations manager of Business Development Services centres (BDS) for three years, where he helped businesses to succeed through: business analysis, bankable business plan writing, networking events organization, facilitating access to finance by linking entrepreneurs to banks, etc.

Areas of expertise

  • Customer relationship
  • Market research
  • Marketing data analysis
  • Business development services

Caroline SAUVAJOL RIALLAND

 Caroline Sauvajol-Rialland
Caroline Sauvajol-Rialland currently teaches communication at ICD PARIS, Sciences Politiques PARIS, and taught at the Catholic University of Louvain for 5 years. She manages SO COMMENT, a consulting firm in the field of information management for business organisations. She is a lecturer and trainer at the IGS GROUP, CFPJ, WOLTERS KLUWER and the REVUE FIDUCIAIRE. Caroline Sauvajol-Rialland holds a DESS postgraduate diploma in Corporate Communication from CELSA and a DESS postgraduate diploma in European Law. She is a former journalist (1994-1999) and Head of Information and Communication for the La Poste Group (2000-2006). Caroline Sauvajol-Rialland is the author of "Mieux s'informer pour mieux communiquer" published by DUNOD (2009), "Infobésité: comprendre et maîtriser la déferlante informationnelle" published by VUIBERT in 2013 (nominated for the 2013 Digital Book Prize) and "Les relations publiques" published by DUNOD in 2015.

Areas of expertise

  • Communication / Infobesity
  • Right to Disconnect
  • Coaching

Rania SERHAL

Rania SERHAL
Rania SERHAL holds a PhD in business administration and is specialized in marketing and brand management. Her main research topics are in sensory marketing and specifically the tactile dimension of packaging. She also works on various research questions related to brand perception and brand personality. She has been teaching marketing and other related courses for several years in France and overseas.

Areas of expertise

  • Experiential and sensory marketing
  • Brand management
  • Market research
  • Consumer behaviour

François SILVA

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Areas of expertise

  • Management
  • Human Resources

Stéphane THION

stephane Thion
Stéphane THION is a marketing and sales management professional (17 years of management experience within the Orange group and 7 years as a company founder). He is a marketing teacher and researcher with particular expertise in quantitative marketing, service marketing, customer relations and digital marketing. His thesis and current research focus on consumer engagement in interactions and co-creation of value.

Areas of expertise

  • Marketing of services
  • Quantitative marketing
  • Digital marketing
  • Marketing strategy
  • Marketing management
  • Sales management

Tran TRAN

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Before joining academic life, Dr. Tan TRAN developed business and management experience working at large Corporations, such as 3M and SONDEX A/S. In his last position as a country manager at SONDEX A/S, his customer portfolio covered a wide range of industrial segments, such as Food & Beverage, Dairy, Petrochemicals, Construction, Power Plants, Semi-conductors, Marine & Offshore, and Pharmaceuticals. This work involved integrating his company's products into the customer's production technologies, a downstream process that brings innovative products to the market. Concerning the upstream process by which new products are invented, Dr. Tran is always curious to understand how firms (and/or inventors) innovate, how they search for new knowledge, whether regional technological and scientific context can facilitate the search process, and to what extent interdependence between science and technology guides the search activities. Dr. Tran has presented the results of his research at various international conferences, such as SMARTER on Smart Specialization and Territorial Development, EU Cohesion Policy, and Geography of Innovation.

Areas of expertise

  • Science & Technology relationships
  • Knowledge & Innovation Policy
  • Geography of Innovation
  • Big Data and Data Analytics

Romain ZERBIB

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Romain ZERBIB is a professor (HDR-qualified to supervise research) at ICD Business School and LaRA research laboratory. He is also associate researcher for the ESSEC Chair of Managerial Innovation and Operational Excellence (IMEO). His research focuses on the dynamics of dissemination and adoption of new management systems within organisations. In this respect, he explores the sources of conformism and innovation #modemanageriale #innovationmanageriale. He is in charge of teaching innovation (ICD BS), head of the MBA Consulting and Business Strategy (ICD BS), a member of the editorial board of the journal Management & Data Science (MDS) and editor in chief of the Revue des Sciences de Gestion (RSG). His teaching focuses on Strategy and Marketing.

Areas of expertise

  • Strategy
  • Marketing

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