December 13, 2019 – Lausanne, Switzerland-based Borrer Executive Search has helped place Peggy Le Roux as chief finance and administrative officer as well as Delia Fischer as chief communications officer at IMD Business School.
Ms. Le Roux joins the Lausanne- and Singapore-based business school from watch manufacturer Jaeger-Coultre, where she served as CFO for eight years. Before that, she was head of controlling for the company for three years. Prior to Jaeger-Coultre, Ms. Le Roux was internal audit manager for Richemont International S.A. in Geneva, from 2005 to 2009. She also worked for Ernst & Young as a senior manager internal audit, risk manager and external auditor.
Ms. Fischer, for her part, will lead IMD’s entire communications team and related activities, overseeing IMD’s external, internal, social media and multimedia communications, as the organization is building on its existing reputation for thought leadership excellence, engagement and innovation.
Prior to joining IMD, Ms. Fischer was global head of corporate communications for the Adecco Group, managing an international team from the group’s headquarters in Zurich. She also served as head of media for FIFA during a 15-year career with the global governing body of football which included overseeing communications for the FIFA World Cups.
IMD Business School strives to develop leaders who transform organizations and contribute to society. The school is an independent academic institution with Swiss roots and global reach, “established by business leaders for business leaders.” IMD has been ranked in the top five for executive education worldwide for 15 years and in the top three for the last eight years by Financial Times. IMD is the only Swiss business school and one of less than a hundred globally to hold the “triple crown” of accreditations from AACSB, EFMD EQUIS and AMBA, the gold standard for global best practice. The school has a team of more than 350 faculty and staff from over 40 different nationalities. IMD offers more than 50 open, online and degree programs. Its alumni network has more than 100,000 members and 50 clubs worldwide.
Borrer Executive Search, founded in 2010, is a boutique search and selection firm. The firm specializes in sourcing senior executives (director, VP, C-level) for positions based in Switzerland, wider Europe and internationally. The firm’s practices include: global operations (supply chain and procurement), commercial (GM, sales and marketing) and corporate support leadership functions. Borrer Executive Search operates across industry for the above functions with 50 percent of its search mandates for the wider consumer goods industry (FMCG, cosmetics/beauty, global beverage, luxury, dairy, consumer health and electronics). Other industries it serves include life sciences, mining and metals, insurance, sport, aviation and not-for-profit.
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Founder Jennifer Borrer supports clients in attracting executive talent in global operations (procurement and end-to-end supply chain) and commercial leadership roles. Her industry focus is on global consumer goods and life sciences.
With over 15 years’ experience in senior and executive management recruitment across four continents, Ms. Borrer has a strong track record in delivering tailored and personalized search solutions across Switzerland, wider Europe, MEA and AustralAsia. She has partnered MNC (GE) across Australia, to lead large recruitment focused outsourcing projects. Since 2009, she has partnered leading MBA / EMBA schools (IMD and HEC Lausanne), providing career transition strategy consulting to their participants.
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