Connecting with diversity
Virginie Verstraeten graduated from CEMS in 2019, completing one semester at Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez in Chile, and today works as H&M’s South America Merchandising Manager. Virginie explains that, since the first year of her bachelor's studies in Belgium, it was on her mind to be part of CEMS, because it is a recognized program and aligned with her desire to work in international companies that would allow her to travel and get to know different markets, people, and cultures.
In her opinion, the most enriching aspect of her time at CEMS was the possibility of studying and working with people from different universities and countries, adapting to the language, the different ways of working and customs, to generate projects and solutions collaboratively. Virginie, who was also a member of CEMS Chile alumni association, explains that the program “opens doors” and recommends it because
Passport to the world
Pedro Eguía graduated from CEMS in 2021 and is currently in Brussels working as Account Manager at Odoo, a software company that is a double unicorn, and where he’s in charge of 40 partners in countries as diverse as Spain, Nigeria, the Czech Republic, Slovenia, and others.
Pedro explains that, when he entered the undergraduate program at the Adolfo Ibáñez University, he already had CEMS as a goal. He highlights, from his experience in the program..