The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology has appointed Jitendra V. Singh as the new dean of its School of Business and Management. Singh, who has served as a professor of management at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania since 1987, will begin his new post in September. Singh served as vice-dean of International Academic Affairs at Wharton from 1998 to 2001, during which time he contributed to the establishment of the Singapore Management University in Singapore and the worldwide alliance between Wharton and INSEAD, another Global Network member.
From the HKUST press release:
Prof Jitendra Singh said, “I am honored to have been chosen to lead the School of Business and Management at HKUST and it is exciting for me to be back in Asia at a time when momentous changes are under way. I look forward to working with the university and business school leadership to build on the strong foundations that are already in place, and strive toward ever higher goals, while contributing both to the region and to global society.”