People

Dr. Fariborz Ghadar
The William A. Schreyer Chair of Global Management, Policies and Planning

This position was endowed thanks to the generous support of  William A. Schreyer, chairman emeritus of Merrill Lynch and Co., Inc. Dr. Ghadar was named the chair and director of the Center for Global Business Studies in 1994.

Nancy Dull
Business Manager

Center for Global Business Studies
Smeal College of Business
The Pennsylvania State University
388 Business Building
University Park, PA 16802-3603

E-mail: njd2@psu.edu
Phone: 814-865-0544

Advisory Board members for CGBS

In order to ensure the relevancy and practicality of all research, the Center has asked a distinguished cross section of global business leaders to advise and direct the various research projects. A list of current members follows:

Dr. Michel Amsalem 
President 
Midsummer Capital, LLC

Mr. Nabeel M. Amudi
President, Saudi Refining, Inc.
Aramco Services Company

Mr. James Boland
Former President, CEO, and Vice Chairman 
Cavaliers Operation Company, LLC.

Mr. Jim Clay
Group Leader and CEO
Westfield Group

Mr. George Consolver
Former Director, Strategy Process
Texas Instruments- Retired

Dr. William Davidson
Chairman
MESA Research Group

Dr. Fariborz Ghadar
Founding Director, Center for Global Business Studies
The Pennsylvania State University

Mr. Robert Hamilton
Chief Executive Officer
Nason Medical Centers

Mr. Robert Joyce
Director of Kemper Corporation
Former Executive Chair, Westfield Group - Retired

Ms. Marianne Kah
Chief Economist
ConocoPhillips

Mr. Gerald Kessler
Managing Director of Investments 
Wells Fargo Advisors LLC

Ms. Laura Kohler
Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Kohler Company

Dr. Yoon Park
Professor at George Washington University
Former Member of the Board of Directors of Samsung

Mr. Erik Peterson
Director of Global Business Policy Council
A.T.Kearney

Mr. Robert Svensk
Chief Executive Officer
Latin American Underwriters Ltd.

Professor Zhixiang Zhang
Renmin University of China, and First Executive Director of China to the IMF