Transitions

Individuals in the industry step up and move on.

Rich LyonsRich Lyons, the former dean of the Haas School of Business at the University of California in Berkeley, has been named the campus’s first chief innovation and entrepreneurship officer (CIEO). Lyons will be tasked with championing Berkeley’s portfolio of innovation and entrepreneurship activities to the benefit of students, faculty, staff, startups, and external partners. Lyons begins his term January 1. The creation of the CIEO position was one outcome of a yearlong study that UC Berkeley conducted into how its innovation and entrepreneurship ecosytem could better serve its community.

PavlouPaul A. Pavlou is the new dean of the Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston in Texas. For the past three years, he has served as the senior associate dean for faculty, research, doctoral programs, and strategic initiatives at the Fox School of Business at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Bert Wolfs has been re-elected as academic dean of the Swiss Business School in Zurich, Switzerland. His new appointment is for seven years.

Shing-Yang Hu became the dean of the College of Management at National Taiwan University in August. He joined the Graduate School of Business Administration faculty in 1995.

Ray Jones, clinical associate professor and Mehta Family Faculty Fellow at the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania, has been named director of the David Berg Center for Leadership and Ethics. Jones has been a full-time faculty member at the Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration since 2001. Jones succeeds Audrey J. Murrell, who was named acting dean of the University of Pittsburgh Honors College. Murrell will continue her work with the Berg Center as a Senior Research Fellow.

 

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