August 25, 2016
The members of the HEC Montréal community were saddened to learn of the passing of Jean-Claude Cosset, Honorary Professor with the Department of International Business, on August 20, at age 70.
Professor Cosset, who retired in January 2016, joined the School in 2004. He not only headed the Research Office from 2007 to 2013, but was also a member of the Executive Committee for many years. He specialized in international finance, privatization and risk management in international business, and wrote several publications for which he won numerous international awards.
“With his high standards, passion and vision, Professor Cosset left his mark on HEC Montréal,” said HEC Montréal Director Michel Patry. “We will always remember him as a great man committed to both research and education.”
All the members of the HEC Montréal community join in offering their most sincere sympathy to Mr. Cosset’s loved ones.