«Scaling-up Companies» with Amber Wigmore Álvarez

There is a myth about start-ups being the only companies in need of scaling up. Scale-ups are critical to companies –big or small, new or old and from a wide variety of industries– that have an objective in common: pure growth. During this Careers Journey, two experts in fast-paced business management share with us some insights into what really matters when you are at the doorstep of growth and the keys to successful scale-ups.

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Shehab El-Sherei

Success Stories: Shehab El-Sherei at Eli Lilly

Shehab El-Sherei graduated from the IE International MBA in 2016. In October 2016, he returned home to started his first assignment for the Eli Lilly Corporate Leadership Development Program in Cairo, Egypt. His job title is Corporate Leadership Development Specialist, the role is focused on Sales & Marketing to equip you with business acumen required for a fast-track to General Management roles.

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"Winner's Dream" by Bill McDermott

“Winners Dream: A Journey from Corner Store to Corner Office” with SAP CEO Bill McDermott

“Dream big” is the CEO’s motto of the biggest software company in Europe. On the 21st of November, IE was honored to welcome the SAP CEO Bill McDermott as a speaker for the Fireside Chat on the IE Campus. Special thanks goes to William Dávila (IE Director of Corporate Relations) for the opening of the event and Amber Wigmore Álvarez (IE Executive Director of Career Services), who moderated the Fireside Chat event. Bill gave IE students very rare insights into his success story, beginning with his first job at Xerox, where he stayed 17 years and became the youngest Division President, to his nomination as CEO of SAP America in 2002, up to his current position as the CEO of SAP SE.

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