KEDGE Business School is a French business school and grande école. Located in Bordeaux, Marseille, Toulon and Paris, the school is a merger between two business schools : BEM (ESC Bordeaux, founded in 1874) and Euromed (ESC Marseille, founded in 1872). Following the merger, Kedge is the largest business school in France. It is consistently ranked within the top 5 business schools in France by the Financial Times and is the one of the best 30 business schools in Europe, according to the Financial Times 2014.
"KEDGE Business School is founded by Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Bordeaux and Marseille. It is governed by a Board of Directors composed of business leaders and representatives of local authorities. The Board of Directors is structured into five committees holds 65% of the voting rights. President of the Board of Directors is: François Pierson formerly CEO of AXA France, Chairman of the Board of AXA Corporate Solutions Assurance, and CEO of AGIPI. Vice-President is Pierre Goguet, President of Bordeaux Chamber of Commerce, Statutory Auditor, expert registered with the Bordeaux Court of Appeal. Thomas Froehlicher act as Dean & Director General Kedge Business School"