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Cavalle, Carlos

Dr. Carlos Cavallé, is Anselmo Rubiralta Professor of Business Administration. He is also Dean Emeritus of IESE Business School and professor in the Department of General Management. His areas of specialization include executive education, strategic management and leadership.

Currently, he is Chairman and President of the Social Trends Institute; President of the Public Sector-Private Sector Center; Trustee at the New York-based Institute for Media and Entertainment; and President, Founder or Member of the Board of several Spanish, including Corinpa and Velamen, and international companies, including Polycrom based in Mexico City and PGI based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

In 1991, he was honored with Harvard Business School’s Distinguished Service Award. He has received the University of Navarra’s Gold Medal and the Creu de Sant Jordi, a distinction granted by the government of Catalonia. Prof. Cavallé has published several books and numerous articles.

Currently Prof. Cavallé holds the following appointments:

Dean Emeritus of IESE Business School (1984-2001)
President and Chairman of the Social Trends Institute (STI) in New York
Member of the Board of Trustees at the Institute for Media and Entertainment (IME) in New York
Next Dean of the Strategic Management Society Fellows (Chicago)
Chairman of the Public-Private Sector Research Center (SP-SP)
Chairman, Columbus Group (Barcelona, Spain)
Board Member of Polymer Group, Inc. (Charlotte, North Carolina, USA)
Board Member of Polycrom (Mexico City, Mexico)
Board member and partner of several Spanish Business firms
Member of the Advisory Board of the Confederation of Catalan Employers

His honours include:

University of Navarra Gold Medal
University of Navarra Silver Medal
Distinguished Service Award; Harvard Business School
Key to the City of Barcelona; Club de Amigos de la Llave de Barcelona
Sant Jordi Cross; Distinction of the Catalonian Government
Gold Cross; Agrupación Española de Fomento Europeo


Transforming Business and the Common Good, International Congress, January, 2003
Lula, un “crack” de la lucha contra el hambre, Article in El Universal (Mexico), November, 2003
Los directivos del siglo XXI, January, 1999
Las raíces culturales de la estrategia, January, 1998
Los nuevos retos de la dirección de empresas, January, 1997
El sector electrónico español, January, 1976
El sector siderúrgico español, January, 1975
España y la Fórmula, Articles in specialized press
Algunas reflexiones relacionadas con la formación de directivos en Europa, Articles in specialized press
Cómo competir en tiempos de crisis, Articles in specialized press
La reactivación de la economía española, Articles in specialized press