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Jean-Paul Michel Larçon

Emeritus Professor Strategy and International Business, HEC Paris Business School

Prof. Jean-Paul Larçon is Emeritus Professor of Strategy at HEC Paris. He is a former Dean of CERAM (today’s SKEMA Business School), former Director of HEC Paris Grande Ecole, and the co-founder of the CEMS, the Global Alliance in management education. J.-P. Larçon holds an MSc. degree from HEC Paris and a Doctorate in Management Science from Paris-Dauphine University. He has been awarded a Doctorate Honoris Causa by NHH Norwegian School of Economics (Norway), Vytautas Magnus University (Lithuania), and Warsaw University of Technology (Poland). He is a Chevalier de l' Ordre du Mérite.
He was a visiting professor at CEIBS (Shanghai, China), Esade (Barcelona, Spain), Fundação Getulio Vargas - EAESP (São Paulo, Brazil), the International Institute of Management (Bangalore, India), and Tsinghua School of Economics and Management (Beijing, China).
He served in the advisory board or academic council of a number of institutions: Baltic Management Institute (Lithuania), Louvain School of Management (Belgium), the Graduate School of Management of St Petersburg University (Russia), and ShanghaiTech School of Entrepreneurship and Management (China). He led several management development projects in China, Central Europe, Central Asia, and Russia.
He is the author or co-author of several books in the field of strategic management (Entrepreneurship and Economic Transition in Central Europe, Kluwer, 1998; Chinese Multinationals, World Scientific, 2008; Strategor, Dunod, 2013; The New Silk Road, World Scientific, 2017).
His current research interests are in strategy in emerging markets and the economic cooperation between China and Belt and Road countries.


  • –present
    Stratégie Internationale d'Entreprise, HEC Paris Business School


  • 1971 
    HEC Paris, Université Paris Dauphine, Harvard Business School, Management


Doctorate Honoris Causa: NHH Norwegian School of Economics, Warsaw University of Technology, Wytautas Magnus University