Dr. Turpin is currently serving as President (Europe) of the “China Europe International Business School” (CEIBS), the leading business school in Asia, with campuses in Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Zürich and Accra. He is also Emeritus Professor in Marketing at IMD (Switzerland and Singapore). Previously he was Dean and President of IMD from 2010 to 2016.
Professor Turpin served as Director of the IMD MBA (« Master of Business Administration “Program for Executive Development »), OWP (“Orchestrating Winning Performance”) and directed various customized programs for Fortune 500 international companies. He has extensive teaching, consulting and research experience in the areas of marketing and international strategy in Europe, Asia, and the Americas particularly in the area of brand management, customer orientation and communications strategy.
He has worked as a consultant and management educator with a large number of international companies including Coca Cola, CPW, Danone, DSM, Jardine Matheson, Nestlé, Novo Nordisk, Philips and Uponor. He also served as a board member for ITOCHU Europe, a leading Japanese trading company, the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne, ECAL, the Stockholm School of Economics, Waseda Business School among others.
Dr. Dominique Turpin has widespread executive seminar and consulting experience for clients in Europe, Asia and Latin America. Prior to joining IMD, he spent several years in Tokyo as a representative of a French firm in Japan. He also served as Visiting Professor at the Keio Graduate School of Business Administration, Japan.
Professor Turpin received his master’s degree from ESSCA in France. He earned a doctorate in economics from Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan. He has also been a regular contributor to the « Nihon Sangyo Shimbun » (« The Japan Industrial Journal »), one of the leading business dailies in Japan. Professor Turpin has also served as the continental European editor for the « Long Range Planning Journal », the « International Journal of Strategic Management » and as editorial advisor for the « Singapore Management Review ».
His current research focuses on brand management, and he has been widely published in more than 100 books, articles and case studies including the Financial Times, European Business Forum and MIT Sloan Management Review. His most recent publication is « The Essential Book of Business and Life Quotations” (Anthem Press, 2023).