AACSB Influential Leaders

Graduates of AACSB-Accredited Business Schools Combine Business Leadership With Passion and Purpose

Each day, graduates of AACSB-accredited schools are creating lasting impact in their communities, industries, and around the world. The annual Influential Leaders challenge recognizes these graduates and the business schools that prepared them. Read more to learn how each honoree represents the business education—and business community’s—past, present, and promising future.

Honoree companies and titles are accurate as of the time of recognition.


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Tanri  Abeng, MBA, PhD

Former Minister of State-Owned Enterprises, Republic of Indonesia

Honoree Year: 2020

Alma Mater:

University at Buffalo, State University of New York

School of Management

United States

Area of Impact: Mentorship or Leadership

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Lara  Abrash

Chairman and CEO, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Honoree Year: 2020

Alma Mater:

Baruch College-The City University of New York

The Zicklin School of Business

United States

Area of Impact: Financial Services

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Minna  Arve

Mayor, City of Turku

Honoree Year: 2020

Alma Mater:

University of Turku

Turku School of Economics

Finland

Area of Impact: Public Service or Military

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Nopparat  Aumpa

Senior Assistant Vice President/General Manager, Banyan Tree Bangkok

Honoree Year: 2020

Alma Mater:

Sasin School of Management

Thailand

Area of Impact: Consumer Goods or Services

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