Jikyeong Kang


President, Dean, and MVP Professor of Marketing, Asian Institute of Management

Jikyeong Kang

Jikyeong Kang has been president, dean, and MVP Chair in Marketing at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) since 2015. In addition to serving as AACSB’s 2021-22 board chair, Kang holds key positions in other renowned international organizations. She is a board member of EFMD and the U.N. Principles for Responsible Management, and a council member of the Association of Asia-Pacific Business Schools. She is also a fellow of the International Academy of Management.

Additionally, Kang serves on the international advisory boards of several premier international business schools, including Stockholm School of Economics, ESADE Business School, Hanken School of Economics, LUMS Business School, and Yonsei Business School. She is also an independent director of Security Bank, one of the Philippines' leading universal banks, and of Kesoram Industries, part of the B K Birla Group of Companies in India.  

Her recent accolades include the 2017 Asia HRD Award for Contribution to Organization, the 2018 Brand Laureate Best Brands’ International Brand Personality Award, and the 2021 Philippines Education Leadership Award. She has a bachelor’s degree from Hanyang University, a master’s degree from Colorado State University, and a PhD from the University of Minnesota.


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