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26 March 2024

Talent: EM Normandie recruits 15 new teacher-researchers and appoints 3 Directors of department

Research and Faculty

This year, 15 teacher-researchers have joined EM Normandie’s teaching staff team. With 29 different nationalities, the Faculty, under new management led by Sylvaine Castellano, attracts the best talent. Staff are drawn to its academic excellence, the EM Normandie spirit, an educational model based on Edtech to enrich the student experience, an educational innovation centre and the support provided for teachers. In keeping with the school's "School for Life, School for Good, School for All" philosophy, everyone shares the ambition of leading the School to become the best French higher education teaching and research institution in the world.

Sylvaine CastellanoTo strengthen the specialisms and research areas that give EMN its enviable reputation, Sylvaine Castellano, who holds a doctorate in management science from the University of Luxembourg, Professor of strategy, Director of research since 2020, has been appointed Dean of Faculty.


Virginie HachardShe is supported by Virginie Hachard, who has a doctorate in management science from the University of Caen-Normandy, Associate Professor of finance and accounting, and is now Deputy Dean of Faculty and Director of Educational Projects. She establishes and implements EM Normandie's strategy in terms of changing pedagogical models.
Together, they have restructured the school's five departments: Economy, regions & sustainable development / Marketing / HR & organisation / strategy & entrepreneurship / Supply Chain Management & digital.

Amandine LaréAmandine Laré holds a doctorate in economics from the University of Rouen-Normandie. An Associate Professor of social and solidarity-based economy, she has become head of the Department of Economy, Regions & Sustainable Development, which welcomes new recruits Lucas Durand, Noukignon Kone-Silue and Marine Bastiège.

Lucas DurandLucas Durand, doctorate in geography from Grenoble Alpes University, 
Assistant Professor of regional development and Academic Director of the M2/MS Regional Development Str@tegies.


Noukignon Kone-SilueNoukignon Kone-Silue, holds a doctorate in Economics from the University of Rouen-Normandy, and is Assistant Professor of economics. 


Marine BastiègeMarine Bastiège, doctorate in management science, University of La Rochelle, 
Assistant Professor of accounting and public management.



Julian HoffmannJulian Hoffmann, PhD in Management, University of Cologne, Germany, 
Associate Professor of Marketing, he is the new head of the Marketing Department.


Diana SantistevanDiana Santistevan, doctorate in management science from the University of Paris-Dauphine-PSL, 
Associate Professor of intercultural management and organisational behaviour, she has been appointed Head of the HR & Organisation Department.


Mario MendozaMario Mendoza, doctorate in management science from the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne,
Doctorate in strategic management, Ecricome/ NEOMA Business School, 
Assistant professor of strategy

New head of the Strategy & Entrepreneurship Department, which this year has also welcomed:

César BaenaCésar Baena, PhD in Political Science, London School of Economics and Political Science-UK, Professor of Strategy, Director of Postgraduate Programmes.


Samah JradiSamah Jradi, doctorate in management science, Kedge Business School, 
Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management and Logistics


She leads the Supply Chain Management & Digital Department, which has taken on 4 new teacher-researchers: 

Moacir Godinho FilhoMoacir Godinho Filho, HDR, PhD in Industrial Engineering, Federal University of São Carlos, Brazil,
Professor of Supply Chain Management,
Academic Director of the M2/MSc International Logistics and Port Management and M2/MSc Supply Chain Management courses.

Vincent DutotVincent Dutot, HDR, IAE Poitiers, Doctorate in Business Administration, Laval University, Canada,
Professor of Information Systems Management and Digital Marketing
Academic Director of M2 Digital Strategy and Innovation.

Jacob PuchingerJacob Puchinger, Doctorate in computer science, TU Wien, Austria,
Professor of Supply Chain Management and Logistics.


Mohammadali VosooghidizajiMohammadali Vosooghidizaji, PhD in Management Sciences, University of Le Havre- Normandy,
Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management.


The following members of staff have joined the Law, Finance and Audit Department:

Valentina FeboValentina Febo, finance doctoral student, University of Bologna, Italy,
Assistant Professor of finance.


Charbel SalloumCharbel Salloum, HDR in Management Science, University of Lille, Doctorate in Management Science, University of Aix-Marseille III,
Associate Professor of Finance and Academic Director of M2 Audit Finance on the Master’s in Management (Programme Grande Ecole).


Meena JafferaliMeena Jafferali Global Master of Business Administration, University of London South Bank, UK, Assistant Professor of Finance and Academic Director of M2 Fintech and M1 Global Track on the Master’s in Management (Programme Grande Ecole).


Yasmine Essafi ZouariYasmine Essafi Zouari PhD in Finance - University of Paris Dauphine,
Assistant Professor of finance.


Irina CirovicIrina Cirovic, LLCE (languages, literature, foreign and regional civilisations) Master’s with English - University of Le Havre-Normandy, DEA (advanced Master’s degree) in Germanic languages (doctorate level) - University of Vladivostok (Russia), 
Professor of English and FFL, was appointed head of the Department of Languages.

Isabelle MalevautIsabelle Malevaut has also joined EM Normandie as Curriculum Officer and CIR (research tax credit) Project Manager. She manages and coordinates processes related to the school’s course curriculums with the faculty, in accordance with internal and external requirements.

sylvaine castellano


Dean of Faculty and Research