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Markus Menz

Name Markus Menz
Institut Institut für Betriebswirtschaft (IFB)
School SoM - School of Management
Schwerpunkte Strategic Leadership (Top Management Teams, Functional Executives, Chief Strategy Officers, Strategy Departments, Executive Successions); Corporate Strategy & Governance (Corporate Headquarters, Diversification, Ownership); Mergers & Acquisitions
Weitere Informati... Markus Menz is Associate Professor of Strategic Management, Director of Faculty Development, and Co-Director of the Executive MBA Program at the Geneva School of Economics and Management, University of Geneva. From 2009 to 2015, he was an Assistant Professor at the University of St. Gallen, where he received the University-wide Credit Suisse Award for Best Teaching 2015. He was also the Founding Executive Director of the Master’s Program in Business Management, a program that grew under his leadership to more than 400 students enrolled. Previously, he spent a year as a Visiting Fellow at Harvard University. Before his academic career, he worked in consulting, investment banking, and marketing. He received his Habilitation, Ph.D. (summa cum laude), and M.A. from the University of St. Gallen.

The research of Markus Menz focuses on strategic leadership, corporate strategy, and organization design, particularly chief strategy officers, top management team structures, and corporate headquarters. An expert on strategy processes in complex organizations, he has led an annual study of the chief strategy officers and strategy functions of the 500 largest European companies since 2011. His work has been published in leading journals, including the Academy of Management Annals, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, International Journal of Management Reviews, The European Business Review, and Harvard Business Manager. He co-authored a book on strategic initiatives and programs and co-edited a book on mergers and acquisitions. For his academic activities, he received several distinctions and scholarships, for example, by the Swiss National Science Foundation. He was a Representative-at-Large of the Strategic Management Society’s Strategy Process Interest Group (2013-2014 term) and is the Scientific Advisor to the St. Gallen Symposium’s Wings of Excellence Award.