Annika Friesen (MBA ’21) began her career in Canada in public accounting with KPMG where she achieved her Chartered Accounting designation (CPA, CA). While at KPMG Annika had the opportunity to serve clients both internally and externally in the assurance and advisory practices and within a global role in KPMG international as a project manager. After KPMG, Annika worked in business development for a regional, professional recruitment firm. With over 7 years of experience prior to the MBA, Annika decided to come to HEC Paris to draw together her past experiences and pursue a career in business strategy. Annika holds the role of VP Wines & Spirits for the HEC Paris Retail & Luxury Club as well as the Social Media Coordinator for the MBA’s Ambassador program.
What is MBAT? The MBA Tournament, or MBAT, is an annual three-day event traditionally attended by top business school students from across Europe. Also known as the MBA Olympics, this year it was attended by MBAs from across the world, with students joining us from NYU Stern and National University of Singapore. With competitions including… Continue Reading
When classes ended for the summer, many of our MBAs remained hard at work, applying skills acquired in the HEC classroom to roles at companies around the world. Summer internships give participants a chance to test out a career path, grow their network, and make meaningful contributions. We caught up with five students from September… Continue Reading
This year, 294 MBAs graduated in a celebration that members of the HEC community will remember for a long time. In the growing heat of early summer, participants gathered on our 340 acre campus to celebrate alongside their fellow graduates, family members, friends, and HEC professors and staff. Coming in from all over the world… Continue Reading