“Governance and Sustainable Performance of Family Businesses” Symposium


On December 11 and 12, 2017, the ESDES-UCLy (Catholic University of Lyon) symposium was held in partnership with Société Générale on the theme of: “Governance and Sustainable Performance of Family Businesses”.


On this occasion, Patrice Charlier, head of the Governance & Family Business Transfer Chair, gave two plenary lectures as Guest Speaker: 


  • “The sustainability, succession, and governance of family businesses”
  • “The distribution of wealth in family businesses”


Prize Jonathan Bauwerearts


Jonathan Bauwerearts, member of the Chair, won the prize for the best paper at the conference for his collaboration with Olivier Colot: “The typical influence of the CEO and the competitive environment on the relationship between entrepreneurial orientation and the performance of family businesses

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