After more than five years serving IMHI Cyril LANREZAC H97 will be leaving his post at ESSEC on September 9th. Cyril has served passionately the interest of the IMHI program & ESSEC Business School and we would like to thank him for the quality of the work that he accomplished in terms of corporate relations, support to the students, events,.... The quality of our program is obviously in its education but also in its placement record (internships, apprenticeships, jobs) and careers of its alumni. Cyril has decided to join the Ducasse Group to serve as Managing Director of the Education pole and we wish him the best in this new adventure. Cyril will continue to serve AAIMHI as General Delegate.
Claire TAGAND BATTARD H94 has been appointed Director of Corporate Relations at ESSEC IMHI. In this role she is in charge of corporate relations, development and student careers. Claire Tagand Battard graduated from IMHI - CORNELL ESSEC in 1994. She also holds a degree in HR consulting and coaching, a mediation degree and is qualified to work with 360° tools, several personality and ability tests and questionnaires.
She worked as a Director of Human Resources for Renaissance and joined the European training cadre of Marriott before settling the cluster training office for Marriott in Paris. In 2003 Claire Tagand Battard became consultant in human resources and specialized her interventions on team work, people evaluation and key people and performance structuring in startups. She has been a member of the AAIMHI board for more than ten years and her networks include hospitality and innovation.