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IBA Annual Conference Paris 2023

29 Oct - 3 Nov 2023

Palais de Congres de Paris, Paris, France

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Franklin Vrede


Dr. Franklin Vrede Franklin is a passionate development guide and educator in Executive leadership. He works with senior leaders in a wide range of companies around the world. His clients typically seek him out for questions related to: Strategy Acceleration, Leading Change, Making the Executive Transition and Boosting Executive Teams In his role as Adjunct Professor of Leadership and Corporate Governance at INSEAD business school, Franklin has taught in many programmes, among others the Advanced Management Programme, Transition to General Management and the Global Executive MBA. In addition Dr. Vrede partners with major INSEAD clients to create customised development solutions for their leadership cadre. Recent engagements include KBC Bank, Cargill, Vaillant and Dassault Systèmes. Franklin holds a Doctorate degree from Oxford Brookes University and a Masters in Organizational Development from Tilburg University in The Netherlands, In addition he completed The Coaching & Consulting for Change programme at INSEAD. Franklin has been a board member himself and prior to his academic career, has gained business experience in a variety of industry sectors. He has held senior positions in companies like Royal Dutch Shell, ABN-AMRO Bank and Cisco Systems. Franklin is a Dutch citizen based in Amsterdam and is the proud father of two daughters. Next to his lifelong fascination for leadership, he is passionate about philosophy, opera and contemporary art.


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