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Dr. Inès Blal, the first woman and youngest dean since the inception of EHL

22.12.2017, Lausanne

Dr. Inès Blal has been teaching at EHL for more than eleven years. She holds a Ph.D. in Strategic Management in Hospitality and Tourism from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, an MBA in Hotel Management from EHL, and a Bachelor in International Business from the INSEEC Group.

The appointment of Dr. Blal, illustrates EHL's commitment to pioneering training that prepares tomorrow's managers for high-responsibility service jobs. Just like its future campus and the work done to integrate new technologies into education and hospitality, EHL faculty demonstrates that the institution is guided by values of excellence, openness and innovation.

"With all the members of the deanship, we are committed to providing cutting-edge, high-quality education. Through this mission, we aim to strengthen the quality of our courses, stimulate our research and encourage innovative and effective teaching methods. In keeping with the pioneering spirit of EHL, we will continue to develop new programs that meet the needs of the industry in order to keep our institution at the forefront of the academic world" she says.

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