Rudy Martens, University of Antwerp
Prof. dr. Rudy Martens is chairman of the Department of Management and full professor Strategy and Management at the Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Antwerp (Belgium). From 2011 till September 2018 he was dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics (University of Antwerp). From 2006 to 2011 he was vice-dean of the faculty of Business and Economics and from 1998 till 2005 he was director of post-executive education at the Antwerp Management School. His research and teaching activities are situated in the field of strategic and general management. His focus is on strategy formation processes and competence-based strategic management. He is currently actively involved in the AACSB network to help increase the effectiveness of educational processes in business schools.
Timothy S. Mescon, AACSB International
Timothy S. Mescon is executive vice president and chief officer for Europe, the Middle East and Africa for AACSB International. He is president emeritus of Columbus State University (Georgia) where he served from 2008-2014. Previously, he served as dean and Dinos Eminent Scholar Chair for 18 years at the Michael J. Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University in Georgia. Mescon gained extensive experience as an AACSB peer review team member, chair, and committee member for 25 years before joining AACSB. He is the author of more than 200 articles and case studies, and he has co-authored four books, his latest "Entrepreneurship: Venture Initiation, Management and Development" 2nd edition (Routledge/M.E. Sharpe). Mescon received his PhD from the Terry College at The University of Georgia, MBA from the Cox School at Southern Methodist University and BA from Tulane University.
Koen Vandenbempt, University of Antwerp
Prof. dr. Koen Vandenbempt is dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics (University of Antwerp) and member of the Board of Directors of Antwerp Management School (AMS), the graduate and executive school of the University of Antwerp. Before becoming a dean he was associate dean for internationalization and chairman of the department of management (University of Antwerp). His research and teaching activities are situated in the field of strategic management. More specifically, he focuses on the process of strategic reorientation efforts within industrial and service companies. Within the Faculty of Business and Economics (and AMS), he has been involved in the accreditation processes since 2010.