Jan Leschly Meets New EMBA Class


Seminar on leadership held.


CBS Executive MBA Goodwill Ambassador, Jan Leschly gave a seminar on leadership to the Executive MBA Class 2007-2008 on 25 January 2007.

Leschly was welcomed by the Director of CBS Executive, Anne Mette Dissing Immerkær. During his talk, Leschly shared his 10 rules for

effective leadership with the participants. The 10 rules are namely:

  1. learn

  2. passion

  3. competition

  4. toughness

  5. managing change

  6. keep score

  7. people

  8. care for people

  9. integrity and

  10. have fun.

The EMBA participants truly enjoyed the inspiring speech by Leschly. They will be attending a number of seminars conducted by Leschly during the 21-month study as part of the leadership development program.

Since the Executive MBA Program was first launched in 1994, each year, CBS invites one of the finest leaders in Danish business life to

become the goodwill ambassador of the class. The participants are privileged to have the opportunity to engage in open discussions with

successful and prominent leaders on a personal basis.

A renowned captain of industry from the Danish business life, Jan Leschly is the chairman and CEO of Care Capital LLC, a private equity capital firm since May 2000. From 1994 to May 2000, Leschly was the Chief Executive and Director of SmithKline Beecham. He is Director of American Express, Viacom, Mærsk and Dynavax Technologies Corporation.

He is also member of the Advisory Board of Daimler Chrysler and the dean’s council at the Emory University Business School.

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