Academic Director: Prof. Per OlssonManaging Director: Michael GewehrWeb site: www.esmt.org/cfra
Director: Prof. Konstantin KorotovWeb site: www.esmt.org/cldr
Director: Prof. CB BhattacharyaWeb site: www.esmt.org/csb
Director: Dr. Sandro GayckenWeb site: www.esmt.org/dsi
Director: Prof. Dr. Sabine RauWeb site: www.esmt.org/hci
Academic excellence through funded chairs
Inauguration: July 1, 2013
Chair: Catalina Stefanescu-Cuntze, Professor and Dean of Faculty
Inauguration: May, 2011
Chair: Matthew S. Bothner, Professor
Inauguration: September 28, 2010
Chair: Jörg Rocholl, Professor and President
Karl-Heinz Kipp, founder of the Massa chain, generously funded a chair with the intention of supporting young academics and exceptional research.
Inauguration: January 1, 2012
Chair: Rajshri Jayaraman, Associate Professor
The Michael Diekmann Chair in Management Science honors the former chairman of the Board of Trustees of the ESMT Foundation.
Inauguration: June 15, 2016
Chair: Tamer Boyaci, Professor of Management Science, the Michael Diekmann Chair in Management Science, and Director of Research
Mr. Diekmann was the chairman of the ESMT Foundation from 2007 to 2015, during which time he was also the CEO at Allianz SE. It was a period of rapid and continuous growth for ESMT with some important milestones being international accreditations and the right to grant PhDs.
The Michael Diekmann Chair in Management Science aims to consolidate the interconnectedness of sustainability and profitability. It focuses on the development and application of concepts to solve managerial issues. With interdisciplinary approaches, the chair supports companies in making sustainable decisions.
Inauguration: May 15, 2017
Chair: Henry Sauermann, Associate Professor of Strategy and the POK Pühringer PS Chair in Entrepreneurship.
Chair: CB Bhattacharya, Professor and Director of the Center for Sustainable Business