SBE appoints five new professors

Jos Lemmink
Extraordinary professor in Business Services Innovation to the Canon-Océ Chair.

Dr Jos Lemmink is appointed as extraordinary professor in Business Services Innovation to the Canon-Océ Chair. Dr Lemmink, Dean of the School of Business and Economics at Maastricht University, stated to be very pleased with this Chair and sees it as a challenge to smarten and simplify Business Services as a whole. For more information click here.

Tom van Veen
Full professor and Dean in the Economics of International Education.

The Executive Board of SBE has appointed Dr Tom van Veen as Full professor and Dean in the Economics of International Education. In this role, Dr Van Veen will co-ordinate and further stimulate the internationalisation policies of the various Faculties and Schools within the context of the strategic plan of Maastricht University. Prior to this appointment, Tom van Veen worked as Associate Dean of Education and Associate Dean of Internationalisation and Strategic Development at the School of Business and Economics and currently he also chairs the China Country Team. For more information click here.

Jan van den Brakel
Extraordinary professor in Survey Methodology.

Dr Jan van den Brakel is appointed as extraordinary professor in Survey Methodology. This special chair is financed by Statistics Netherlands, an institute that values survey methodology as an important tool to produce reliable official statistics about economic and social developments of the Dutch society. The purpose of Dr Van den Brakel’s research is to apply econometric models to survey data to improve the accuracy of design-based methods. Previously, Dr Van den Brakel worked as Associate Editor at Survey Methodology Journal and Statistica Neerlandica and as senior methodologist at the statistical department of Statistics Netherlands.   For more information click here.

Gaby Odekerken-Schröder
Extraordinary professor of Customer-Centric Service Science

Dr Gaby Odekerken-Schröder is appointed as extraordinary professor of Customer-Centric Service Science, a new research discipline in which Customer Service is viewed from a multidisciplinary perspective. Dr Odekerken-Schröder: “I am a strong believer of looking at Customer Service from several angles, learning from people with a marketing, information management, technical or design background.” An important component of Service Science is service innovation, in cooperation with students, academic staff and the industry, at the Service Science Factory.  For more information click here.

Dennis Bams
Extraordinary professor of Financial Management and Financial Markets with the focus on Risk Management.

Dr Dennis Bams is appointed as extraordinary professor of Financial Management and Financial Markets with the focus on Risk Management. His research focuses on very current topics in the financial world. Risks and returns on investments need adequate modelling and managing to find the right balance. Also the discussion about the way banks handle risks and the Basel III agreement are hot topics since the financial crisis. Another theme Dr Bams addresses is the affordability of current pension schemes in the future. How can we reduce the risk of insufficient coverage and not being able to meet the obligations as a pension fund? For more information click here.

 

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