Professor Dominique Turpin, Director and Academic Advisor of SEG, has been appointed European Dean of CEIBS

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Professor Dominique Turpin, Director and Academic Advisor of SEG, has been appointed European Dean of CEIBS

The China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) Board of Governors has appointed Professor Dominique Turpin as European President of CEIBS with effect from September 1, 2022.

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Born in 1957, Prof. Turpin received his master's degree from the École supérieure des sciences commerciales d'Angers (ESSCA School of Management) in France and a PhD in Economics from Sophia University in Japan. From 2010 to 2016, he was Dean and Provost and long-time professor of marketing of the International Institute for Management Development (IMD Business School) in Lausanne, Switzerland. Prof. Turpin was awarded life membership in the International Academy of Management for his outstanding achievements in the field of executive education.

Prof. Turpin has deep knowledge and extensive consulting experience in the areas of brand management, customer orientation, marketing strategy, and Asian business strategy. He is a board member of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), a member of the international advisory boards of leading institutions such as Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) and Waseda University Business School in Japan, and has been a member of the Academic Committee of CEIBS.

Professor Turpin has extensive industry connections and currently consults for companies in a variety of industries, including the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry, manufacturing, online education, and he has served as a director for well-known Chinese companies. Founded in 1994 by the Chinese government and the European Union, CEIBS is the only business school in China jointly founded by Chinese and foreign governments.

With the motto of "Conscientiousness, Innovation, and the Pursuit of Excellence", the school is committed to cultivating business leaders with both Chinese depth and global breadth, who actively assume social responsibility.

The school has been praised by the leaders of China and the European Union as "the cradle of many outstanding managers" and "a model of successful European-Chinese cooperation".


CEIBS offers a full-time English MBA, a Financial MBA (FMBA), EMBA, Global EMBA (GEMBA), Excellence in Service EMBA (HEMBA), DBA (Switzerland), and Executive Education programs. CEIBS was the first in mainland China to receive dual accreditation from the European Accreditation System for Quality Development (EQUIS) and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). CEIBS has ranked among the top 100 in the Financial Times Global MBA list for six consecutive years, and among the top five in its Global EMBA 100 list for four consecutive years.

The school has built a world-class full-time academic team that includes more than 80 renowned scholars from China and abroad. The professors come from more than 10 countries and regions around the world. Two-thirds of the international faculty members are knowledgeable, well-educated and rooted in China, thereby blending the world's most cutting-edge management ideas with Chinese management practices. In the authoritative ranking of the Financial Times, CEIBS faculty members are ranked among the top in the world in terms of internationalization. For the second year in a row, CEIBS has been ranked first in the Elsevier list of highly cited scholars in China in the discipline of "Business Administration".

The School has the largest and strongest alumni network among business schools in mainland China. At present, CEIBS has over 26,000 alumni in more than 90 countries and regions around the world, and has provided management training to more than 200,000 middle and senior managers at home and abroad. They are not only an important force for the sustainable development of China and the world economy, but also active advocates of business civilization and social responsibility in the new era.


The Academy holds various in-person academic forums and high-end summits in dozens of major cities in Asia, Europe, and Africa, as well as hundreds of online forums and lectures every year. These meetings, which focus on several areas of intense interest in key industries with the aim of developing key insights into the future, have become an important platform for exchange and cooperation between China and Europe.