Founded in 1975 by 3 young entrepreneurs, the IGS Group has one goal: change the world of education through three essential values: Humanism, Entrepreneurship and Professionalism. Today, these values continue to motivate the Group’s administration as well as each of its employees

Roger Serre

Roger Serre, executive officer

Having graduated from a distinguished business school, he actively participated in the development of the Essec Group as of the very beginning of his career. Backed with this experience, in 1975 he founded the IGS Group based on three essential values: Humanism, Entrepreneurship and Professionalism.

Certain that economic development cannot exist without social development, he is committed to reconciling companies with social progress by educating, at all levels, responsible and committed learners.



In 1978 Jean-Michel Perrenot completed his academic studies at IGS-RH. Several years later, he took over as the director of development for the IGS Group in the Lyon region. An educator’s son, passionate about educational innovation and academic-corporate relationships, the Group continued to grow under his benevolent management. Eager to continue in supporting this growth, he was named Executive General Manager in 2016. His objective? Depend on IGS Group colleagues and partners to propose training and integration programs in line with companies’ needs and permanently grounded in its founding values: Humanism, Entrepreneurship and Professionalism.