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October 2013

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  • Sergey Anokhin has been named interim director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation at Kent State University’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation in the College of Business Administration. An associate professor at the school,  Anokhin holds an M.Mgmt from Voronezh State University and a PhD in strategy and entrepreneurship from Case Western Reserve University.

  • Kevin Bailey has been named assistant dean and chief information officer at the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University. Formerly the director of information technology at the school, Bailey holds a BA from Campbellsville University and an MA from Yale University.

  • Michel Benaroch has been appointed as associate dean of research and PhD programs at the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University. A professor of management information systems at the school, Benaroch earned his BSc and MA at Hebrew University of Jerusalem and his PhD at the Stern School of Business at New York University.

  • Margaret Cannella is joining Columbia Business School’s Private Equity Program in the newly created position of administrative director. Previously an adjunct professor at the school who also has extensive private sector experience, Cannella earned her AB and MBA at Columbia Business School.

  • Julie Chesley has been named director of the master of science in organization development program at Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management. A faculty member in the program who retired as a Lt. Colonel in the United States Air Force, Chesley holds a BS in management from the Air Force Academy and an MBA and PhD in organization theory and management from the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado.

  • Jason Corpus has been appointed business director of the Marketing Career Academy of the Tippie School of Management at the University of Iowa. Previously the director of merchandising and strategic development at The Brownwells Group, Corpus earned his BBA from Coe College and his MBA from the University of Iowa.

  • Michiel de Wilde has been named executive director of the Erasmus Centre for Strategic Philanthropy at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. Until recently the interim executive director of IUCN NL, the Dutch branch of the International Union for Conservation of Nature, de Wilde earned his BBA and MBA at Nyenrode Business Universiteit.

  • Craig Dunn has been appointed as interim dean of Western Washington University’s College of Business and Economics. Formerly associate dean and director of the college’s graduate programs, Dunn earned his BS in business administration at California State University-Long Beach, his MBA at California State University-Bakersfield, and his PhD in strategic management/philosophy at Indiana University Bloomington.

  • Anne Ferrante is the new executive director of the MBA Roundtable. Formerly the director of graduate programs at American University’s Kogod School of Business, Ferrante earned her PhD in human and organization development at the Fielding Graduate Institute and her MBA in administration and MS in labor relations at Rutgers University.

  • David Frasier has been appointed associate dean of graduate programs at the Tippie School of Management at the University of Iowa. Previously assistant dean and director of full-time graduate programs at the University of Buffalo School of Management, Frasier earned his BA from Houghton College and MBA from Boston College.

  • Gary A. Giamartino has assumed the role of dean of La Salle University’s School of Business. Formerly dean of the School of Business and professor of management at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Giamartino holds a bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Fredonia, a master’s degree from Western Kentucky University, and a PhD from Vanderbilt University.

  • Donald E. Harter has been reappointed as associate dean of masters programs at the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University. Harter earned BS and MS degrees at Michigan State University, an MBA at Ohio University, and an MS and PhD at Carnegie Mellon University.

  • Melissa Hickman has been named dean of Shorter University’s Robert H. Ledbetter College of Business. Most recently director of the master of professional practice in accounting program and an associate professor of accounting at Ohio Northern University, Hickman earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting at Shorter, her MBA in accounting from Kennesaw State University, and her DBA in accounting from Nova Southeastern University.

  • D. Christopher Kayes has been named interim dean of the school of business at The George Washington University. A professor of management at the school, Kayes earned his BA at Indiana University, his MBA at Butler University, and his PhD at Case Western Reserve University.

  • David Luechauer has been named director of the Master of Business Administration and Leadership program and Cecil I. Walker Chair of Management at the University of Charleston School of Business and Leadership. Formerly a visiting assistant professor at the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University, Luechauer earned his bachelor’s degree at Ohio Northern University, his MA at Miami University and his PhD, in organizational psychology, at the University of Cincinnati.

  • Ilian Mihov has been appointed dean of INSEAD. A professor of economics at the school who had been serving as interim dean, Mihov will be the first INSEAD dean to be based in Asia. He earned his BS in business administration from the Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina and his PhD at Princeton University.

  • Amanda Nicholson has been named associate dean of undergraduate programs at the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University. A professor of retail practice at the school, Nicholson earned her MS and PhD at Syracuse.

  • Ajay Pandey has been named dean of programs at IIM Ahmedabad. A professor at the institute, where he has also served as director-in-charge and officiating dean, Pandey earned his BE in industrial engineering at the University of Roorkee and is a fellow in finance and management at IIM Ahmedabad.

  • David Perryman has been named communications director at the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. Most recently senior director of alumni relations and annual giving at UT Health Science Center, Perryman earned his bachelors’ degree at Wesleyan University and his master’s degree at Southern Methodist University.

  • Angela Petrucco has been reappointed as assistant dean of career services at the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University. Petrucco earned her BS at Ithaca College and her MS at the University of Rochester.

  • G Raghuram has been named dean of the faculty at IIM Ahmedabad. A faculty member at the institute since1985, Raghuram has a BTech degree from IIT, Madras, a postgraduate diploma in management from IIM, Ahmedabad, and a PhD from Northwestern University.

  • Arvind Sahay has been named dean of alumni and external relations at IIM Ahmedabad. A professor at the institute since 2004, Sahay earnd his BTech at IIT Kanpur, his PGDM at IIM Ahmedabad, and his PhD at the University of Texas at Austin.

  • Zachary J. Shulman has been named director of Entrepreneurship@Cornell, an initiative designed to promote entrepreneurship education, experiential learning opportunities, programmatic activities and events for the Cornell University community. A senior lecturer at Cornell’s Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management who had been serving as interim director of the entrepreneurship initiatives, Shulman earned his BS and JD at Cornell.

  • Andrei Sharonov has been appointed as dean of the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO. Sharonov, who had been acting deputy mayor of Moscow for economic issues and headed the economic policy and city development complex in the Moscow government, will continue to serve the Moscow government as external advisor. He graduated from Ufa State Aircraft Institute and Russian Academy of Public Administration.

  • Gabriella Soroldoni has been named associate dean emeritus at the Graziadio School of Business and Management at Pepperdine University. Soroldoni, who until her retirement was associate dean of administration at the school, earned her MBA at Pepperdine.

  • Patti Urbina has been named director of the full-time MBA program at the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. Previously with the university’s provost’s office, where she coordinated the academic assessment process, Urbina hold an undergraduate and master’s degree from Texas A&M.

  • Ali Yildirim has been appointed marketing manager of the MBA full-time program of the Tippie School of Management at the University of Iowa. Previously the associate marketing director of KAZ/Helen of Tro, he earned his BS from the University of Maryland and MBA from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.

 

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