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UBS appoints Oxford University Professor as dean
14 Feb 2013

Universal Business School (UBS), Mumbai has appointed Prof David Faulkner as International Dean–Corporate Governance, Prof David Faulkner is an Oxford educated economist by background.

Prior to becoming an academic in 1990, he spent much of his earlier career as a strategic management consultant with McKinsey and Arthur.D.Little. He gained his doctorate from Oxford University (D Phil). He is Emeritus Professor of Strategy at London University.

Gurdip Anand, Chairman, Universal Business School said, “We are proud that we can attract such great talent to further enrich our students at Universal Business School. David is truly a multifaceted global professional, who has the distinction of being an author, an academician, an entrepreneur, a consultant, a CEO and an Air Force Officer. His addition to the UBS team will ensure that we continue to strive towards our vision of imbuing our students with ethical business practices, making them more attractive to the corporate world.”

At Oxford, David Faulkner has been a Fellow of Christ Church and Deputy Director of SAID Business School, University of Oxford, Director of the MBA and Undergraduate programme, Chief Examiner and Chairman of the Graduate Studies Committee and Faculty of Management for the Oxford University, UK. He has also published and edited 13 books on Strategy.

On being appointed the International Dean – Corporate Governance of Universal Business School, Professor David Faulkner said, “UBS Karjat is a twenty first century business school with one of the best infrastructural facilities available globally with exemplary faculty and several CEOs as business advisors. I am very excited at the prospect of joining UBS and intend to bring with me the quality standards that prevail in my alma mater Oxford University, England.”

By IER Staff

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