Profile - Annet Aris - INSEAD

Annet Aris is adjunct professor of strategy at INSEAD, Fountainebleau, where she developed and teaches the MBA-course “Managing Media Companies”. She is also a guest professor at, amongst others, the Hamburg Media School in Germany and the University of Westminster, London. She is a Dutch native and received a M.Sc. from the University of Wageningen in 1984.

After acceptance in McKinsey’s European INSEAD Fellow program, she completed her MBA in Fontainebleau in 1986. She worked for McKinsey from 1985 until 2003, at first in the Netherlands and in the UK and, since 1990, in Germany. She was elected partner in 1994 and co-led McKinsey’s German Media Practice from 1999-2003 working on a wide array of topics.

Annet is the author of a large number of articles on the media industry and, together with Jacques Bughin, of the book “Managing Media Companies, Harnessing Creative Value” (Wiley’s 2005). She is an independent board member of Grupo Media Capital in Portugal and the Hansa-Heemann AG and Tipp24 AG, both in Germany


(Source: Media in Transition 2007)