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The pros and cons of serial entrepreneurship - Stelios Haji-Ioannou to speak at LSE

Stelios Haji-Ioannou, founder of the easyGroup companies, gives a public lecture at LSE on Wednesday 9 November. He will speak on The Pros and Cons of Serial Entrepreneurship and Brand Extension - Using a Common Brand in Each New Venture.

Best known for creating easyJet PLC, Stelios is often credited as the pioneer who changed the European aviation scene for the benefit of millions of consumers. A serial entrepreneur, he has established more than 16 ventures, the first of which was Stelmar Shipping at the age of 25. His latest ventures are easyCruise and easyHotel.

Stelios Haji-Ioannou graduated from LSE in 1987 and has pledged £2 million to LSE in order to fund another generation of graduates. Each year for the next decade the School will welcome 10 Stelios Scholars from the UK and other EU countries.

LSE Director Howard Davies will chair this event.

The Pros and Cons of Serial Entrepreneurship and Brand Extension - Using a Common Brand in Each New Venture is on Wednesday 9 November at 6.30pm in the Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE, Houghton Street, London WC2A. This event is free and open to all but a ticket is required. Tickets will be available online at www.lse.ac.uk/alumni from Monday 31 October.

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To request a press ticket please contact:

  • Nat Holtham, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, tel: 020 7955 6756, email: n.holtham@lse.ac.uk 
  • Or Judith Higgin, LSE Press Office, on 020 7955 7582.

31 October 2005

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