Gain a new perspective on how to drive positive change in your family-owned business

Network with scholars, students, family members and executives of family-owned companies from different countries, cultures, and industries

Learn about the unique governance and succession challenges in family business and what are the frameworks to address them

IESE Business School
Facebook
Twitter
Linkedin

A Way to Learn. A Mark to Make. A World to Change

Barcelona - Madrid - New York - Munich - São Paulo

1

2

3

Become part of a community to share experiences and best practices in family business

4

Challenging the status quo, questioning long-held beliefs, pushing limits and bringing fresh ideas to family-owned businesses. These are just a few of the items on the agenda at IESE Business School’s 4th Annual Family Business Conference, an initiative of the IESE Family Business Club.

IESE Barcelona campus will provide the venue for March 29th Conference. Under the title Governance and Succession Insights, the event will gather students, scholars, thought leaders, executives, and family members from consolidated family-owned firms, who will share their perspective and experience on how to address succession planning and establish proper governance structures in family business.

REGISTER

Barcelona, March 29, 2019

IESE Business School
Av. Pearson 21
08034 Barcelona

Registration will be confirmed by email. 
Limited seats available.

18:45
19:00
19:05
20:00


20:30

9:45
10:00
10:15
11:00

12:30
13:00
13:30
14:00


DOWNLOAD THE AGENDA

The IESE Club Officers are here to help!

CONTACT US

Objectives

Keynote Speakers

YouTube

9:00  Registration and Workshop Selection

9:30  Welcome Speech
Prof. Josep Tàpies, holder of the Family-Owned Business Chair at IESE

9:50  Keynote Speech – Governance in a “Family-Run Business”
Mr. Ignasi Buxade, Export Manager at Laboratorios Viñas

10:45 Keynote Speech – Governance in a “Family-Managed Business”
Mr. Enrique Cusco, CEO Olé Communications & Chairman A+E Networks Latam

11:40 Coffee Break

12:00 Keynote Speech – Governance in a “Family Governing the Business”
Mr. Nikolas Oetker, Head of Marketing at Dr. Oetker Ibérica

13:00 Networking Lunch: Opportunity to get to know each other, speakers and IESE

14:40 Keynote Speech – Governance in a “Family Holding”
Mr. Carlos Gallardo, Board member of Gallardo Family Group

15:35 Parallel Workshops - discussion in small groups
Workshop A. Generational Transition in Family Business

Moderator: Lucía Ceja, Researcher, IESE Family-Owned Business Chair

Workshop B. Governing your Family Business
Moderator: María del Mar de Ros Raventós, Sales and Strategic Projects, IESE

Workshop C. Landing into the Family Business
Moderator: Ramón Roqueta, General Manager at Roqueta Origen

16:35 MBA Students’ Panel – The “Next Generation” Perspective in Family Business
Conducted by Next Generation family members

17:20 Closing Speech
Prof. Josep Tàpies, holder of the Family-Owned Business Chair at IESE


20:30 Networking Dinner -optional (location to be announced, not included in Conference’s ticket)

Agenda

Family Business Conference 2019

Governance and Succession Insights

Ignasi Buxade is the Export Manager at Laboratorios Viñas, a family-run company in the pharmaceutical sector, founded in Barcelona in 1911.

Ignasi started his career in Singapore, working at Procter & Gamble and BBVA bank. In 2010 he joined the family business, now in its 4th generation, setting up its international department.

Ignasi holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and MBA from ESADE, and an EMBA degree from IESE. He is married and father of two daughters.

Enrique Cusco is the founder, owner and Chief Executive Officer of OLÉ Communications, based in Miami, Florida.

OLÉ Communications is a founding partner of HBO Latin America Group, A&E Networks Latin America, NBCUniversal Latin America, PlayGround Americas, and a variety of media-related wholly-owned service companies that conduct business throughout Latin America.

OLÉ Communications is now in its 2nd generation, facing the generational transition process at a time of industry change and uncertainty.

Carlos Gallardo is a member of the Gallardo family, owner of the Gallardo Family Group (GFG), where he holds a number of responsibilities including GFG Board Member and Board Member of Almirall S.A.

Carlos is also the founder and CEO of CG Health Ventures. CG Health Ventures builds digital health companies and invests in early stage digital health companies globally.

Carlos holds an MS in Industrial Engineering from Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Nikolas Oetker is the Executive Head of Marketing at Dr. Oetker Ibérica.

Dr. Oetker is valued by consumers in around 40 countries for its pizzas, cakes and desserts of the highest quality, and forms a core part of the Oetker Group. With 26,330 employees and yearly sales revenue of approx. 6.2 bn€, the Oetker Group is one of the largest family businesses in Germany, with a history spanning more than 125 years. The group is now in its 5th generation and continues to be fully family-owned.

Nikolas holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations & Communication from the University of Southern California, and a GEMBA from IESE Business School.

Ignasi Buxade is the Export Manager at Laboratorios Viñas, a family-run company in the pharmaceutical sector, founded in Barcelona in 1911.

Ignasi started his career in Singapore, working at Procter & Gamble and BBVA bank. In 2010 he joined the family business, now in its 4th generation, setting up its international department.

Ignasi holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and MBA from ESADE, and an EMBA degree from IESE. He is married and father of two daughters.

Enrique Cusco is the founder, owner and Chief Executive Officer of OLÉ Communications, based in Miami, Florida.

OLÉ Communications is a founding partner of HBO Latin America Group, A&E Networks Latin America, NBCUniversal Latin America, PlayGround Americas, and a variety of media-related wholly-owned service companies that conduct business throughout Latin America.

OLÉ Communications is now in its 2nd generation, facing the generational transition process at a time of industry change and uncertainty.

Carlos Gallardo is a member of the Gallardo family, owner of the Gallardo Family Group (GFG), where he holds a number of responsibilities including GFG Board Member and Board Member of Almirall S.A.

Carlos is also the founder and CEO of CG Health Ventures. CG Health Ventures builds digital health companies and invests in early stage digital health companies globally.

Carlos holds an MS in Industrial Engineering from Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Nikolas Oetker is the Executive Head of Marketing at Dr. Oetker Ibérica.

Dr. Oetker is valued by consumers in around 40 countries for its pizzas, cakes and desserts of the highest quality, and forms a core part of the Oetker Group. With 26,330 employees and yearly sales revenue of approx. 6.2 bn€, the Oetker Group is one of the largest family businesses in Germany, with a history spanning more than 125 years. The group is now in its 5th generation and continues to be fully family-owned.

Nikolas holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations & Communication from the University of Southern California, and a GEMBA from IESE Business School.

Sponsors