GMAC Welcomes Four New Board Members and Chair

The global mindset and seasoned experience of new board members will position GMAC for future growth.

Jul 18, 2017

GRADUATE MANAGEMENT NEWS

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) announces four additions to its board of directors. Their four-year terms began July 1, 2017.

Munish Sapra, assistant dean at Indian School of Business, recently completed the final year of a four-year term of a Representative Director who exited service. This is his first full term to the GMAC Board. The new Representative Director is Stephanie Villemagne, associate dean, Graduate Programmes at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School. Joining them on the board as Dean Directors are Peter Tufano, Peter Moores Dean and Professor of Finance at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford; and Martin Boehm, dean and professor of Marketing at IE Business School.

Dean director positions are held by deans of GMAC member schools, and representative director positions are held by designated primary or alternate representatives of member schools. Membership in GMAC is by invitation, at the discretion of the GMAC Board of Directors. Members of the Council form a network of schools that are committed to maintaining and enhancing the quality of management education and are open to the exchange of ideas and best practices to serve the collective interests of management education worldwide.

“GMAC is committed to advancing the art and science of admissions, and our board plays an integral role in helping to ensure that talent matched with aspiration can always benefit from the best business school education possible,” said Sangeet Chowfla, president and CEO of GMAC. “Each of our new directors brings a global perspective and specific expertise that will further the organization’s mission.”

The GMAC Board of Directors also announces the rotation of Kate Klepper, associate dean, Graduate Business Programs, D’Amore-McKim School of Business Northeastern University, to the position of board chair effective July 1. She is a member of the D’Amore-McKim leadership team and sits on the Strategic Planning Committee, the Graduate Programs and Assessment Committee within the school and the Graduate Dean’s Council for the University. Klepper will replace Kenneth Freeman, Allen Questrom Professor and dean of the Questrom School of Business at Boston University, who completed his one-year term as board chair on June 30.