Michel Fender - Africa Business School
Strategy, Operation Management and Supply Chain Management
HEC, ESSEC, Ecole des Ponts
Africa Business School
Université Mohammed VI Polytechnique
43150 – Benguerir – Morocco


Michel Fender holds a Doctorate in Economics and Social Sciences from Ecole des Ponts ParisTech and is an adjunct professor at HEC Paris and an affiliate professor at the Africa Business School. Previously, he was Associate Dean for Executive Education at ESSEC as well as President of the Industrial Engineering Department and Professor at Ecole des Ponts ParisTech. For 30 years, he has been combining consulting and pedagogy to promote the transformation of people and organizations in the fields of value chain, operations and supply chain management. Its trademark is to closely combine advisory and training, technical and managerial dimensions with the same objective of sharing, transmitting and growing by providing confidence.


Michel Fender is co-author of several reference books in the field of Supply Chain Management and Strategy:
Next Generation Supply Chains. The guide for business leaders. (The Choir Press, 2020)
Le supply chain management en 38 fiches outils. (Dunod, 2019)

Business experiences in similar programs

An expert and educator, Michel Fender has been a supply chain consultant for more 30 years for many international, private and public clients.

His expertise:
Combine expertise and pedagogy, field practice and formalization at the service of people and companies in the fields of Supply Chain Management
Facilitate dialogue between General Managers and Business Players to ensure the creation of business value through Supply Chain Management
Contributing to innovation and supporting transformation
Take action to improve and identify disruptions
Support business transformation
Develop the managerial and leadership capabilities of Supply Chain players

Examples of companies for which he has worked

Saint-Gobain, Michelin, Essilor, Luxottica, Airbus, Vallourec, Trinseo, Lexmark, Nespresso, Somfy, Autover, Akwa, Sekurit, Isover, Point P, STEF,…