President

Picture of de la TorreJosé de la Torre
José de la Torre is Professor of International Business Strategy at the Anderson School at the University of California, Los Angeles, and Director of UCLA's Center for International Business Education and Research. Formerly, he was Professor of International Business and Chairman of the Strategy and Environment Area at INSEAD (the European Institute of Business Administration) in Fontainebleau, France, a member of the faculty at the Institute of International Business, Georgia State University, and a Research Associate at the Harvard Business School. He is the author of over 40 books and articles and more than 30 case studies in the field of international business and strategy. He has written on the management of multinational firms, the relationship between corporate strategy and government policy, and on foreign investment in developing countries. He is a member of various professional societies, was a Vice President of the Academy of International Business in 1994-96, President of the European International Business Association in 1980-82, and serves on the editorial board of several academic journals in the field. He received his doctorate from the Harvard Business School in 1971, following degrees in aerospace engineering and business administration from the Pennsylvania State University.

Vice President -- 1999 Program

Picture of LenwayStefanie Lenway
Stefanie Lenway is a Professor of Strategic Management at the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management. She teaches courses on the International Business Environment and Corporate Strategy in the Carlson School's MBA and executive MBA programs. Prior to coming to Minnesota she taught for two years at Washington University's School of Business in St. Louis. Her research - focusing on the impact of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade on U.S. international trade policy and the relationship between trade protection and corporate strategy in specific sectors - has been published in the Academy of Management Journal, the Journal of International Business Studies, the Strategic Management Journal, International Studies Quarterly, the Southern Journal of Economics, and the Economics Journal. Lenway served as program chair of the Social Issues in Management Division of the Academy of Management in 1995-96. As program chair and current Division Chair she has worked to legitimate international research in the Academy of Management. She has been active in AIB since 1987, serving as an associate editor of JIBS, regularly presenting annual meeting papers and participating as a faculty panelist in the junior faculty consortium. She received her Ph.D. in Business and Public Policy from the Haas School of Business at U.C. Berkeley in 1982.

Vice President -- 2000 Program

Picture of CavusgilS. Tamer Cavusgil
In addition to his teaching at Michigan State University, research and mentoring activities, S. Tamer Cavusgil serves as Executive Director of the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), a National Resource Center. He also serves as Director of Ph.D. Programs in Marketing and International Business. He lectures frequently on executive development programs and has taught in more than a dozen nations around the world. His teaching and research over the past 20 years have focused on international business and marketing, specifically the internationalization of the firm, internationalization of business education, global marketing strategy, and promotion of export activity by the public sector. Cavusgil has authored more than a dozen books and over one hundred refereed journal articles. He is the founding editor of the Journal of International Marketing and Advances in International Marketing. He serves on the editorial review boards of a dozen professional journals, including the Journal of Marketing and Journal of International Business Studies. Recently Cavusgil completed a two-year term on the Board of Directors of the American Marketing Association and also acted as Regional Chairperson of the Academy of International Business. Cavusgil holds MBA and Ph.D. degrees in business from the University of Wisconsin.

Vice President, Administration

Picture of ChoDong-Sung Cho
Dong-Sung Cho is currently Professor of International Business and Strategy at Seoul National University. He spent two years at Boston Consulting Group before joining the faculty at SNU in 1978. He has published thirty-one books and over eighty articles. His papers appeared in California Management Review, Competitiveness Review, International Journal of Advertising, Long Range Planning, Organization Science, etc. He has acted as a consultant to seven of the top 10 business groups in Korea, 28 other big and medium sized Korean firms, and 3 U.S. multinational corporations. He has been on the Board of Directors of two of Korea's largest state enterprises, a Korean research institute, three Korean educational foundations, a Swedish heavy machinery company, and a U.S. trading firm. He has been a member of the AIB since 1976, and held the chair of the Korean Chapter during 1987-1997. Co-chairing with Professor John Stopford, he hosted the 1995 Annual Conference of AIB in Seoul. He holds a BBA from Seoul National University (1971) and a DBA from Harvard (1976).

Immediate Past President

Picture of ArpanJeffrey Arpan ( )
Arpan is currently Chairman of the International Business Department and James F. Kane Professor of International Business at the University of South Carolina. He has been actively involved in AIB since 1971, winning the doctoral dissertation competition that year, then later serving as Southeast Regional Chairman (1972-76), Vice President, twice Program Chairman (1977- 1979), ten times as Chairman of the Dissertation Competition Judging Committee and Associate Editor of JIBS (1975-76).

Considered one of the research pioneers in the field of FDI in the United States and international transfer pricing, he has coauthored a dozen books about a wide range of international business topics He has also been ranked one of the 25 most prolific authors in JIBS.

Executive Secretary

Picture of James R. Wills, Jr.

James R. Wills Jr.
University of Hawai'i at Manoa







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