THE BOCCONI DEAN WAS ELECTED BY A LARGE MAJORITY OF THE 63 REPRESENTATIVES OF THE INSTITUTIONS UNITED IN THE WORLD'S OLDEST BUSINESS SCHOOL NETWORK
Stefano Caselli, Dean for International affairs at the Bocconi University, was elected Chair with over 76% of preferences for the Europe, Middle East and Africa area of PIM (Partnership in International Management), the oldest of the major international networks. PIM brings together some of the most prestigious universities and business schools in the world.
"PIM was born in 1973 on the initiative of Stern University, HEC and London Business School", explains Caselli, "and established its first official governance during a convention at Bocconi in 1986". Currently PIM has 63 universities and business schools on five continents, and is one of the three major international networks together with CEMS and GAM. Caselli will be work in his new role for three years, constituting the governance of the PIM together with the chairs of Asia Pacific and Americas.
"The board's tasks will be to promote exchange activities, international agreements and double degrees between partner universities", continues Caselli. “We will also work to disseminate best practices, data and statistics on international student movements, and promote innovation for our models of collaboration". Caselli is the first Bocconi professor to fill this position.