Lagos Business School is proud to announce that its Dean, Professor Enase Okonedo, has been appointed Secretary-Treasurer for AACSB International. She was elected to the board in 2015, and her new position became effective February 6th, 2018.
Okonedo is an accomplished professional with more than 30 years’ experience in the financial services and business education sector and has held several leadership positions at LBS, including that of the EMBA director, academic director, and deputy dean of academics. In recognition of her exemplary leadership and contributions to the Nigerian education sector, she was conferred as a fellow of the Society of Corporate Governance Nigeria (SCGN). She is also a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA), and a fellow of the International Academy of Management (IAM). Okonedo also served as a chairperson and member of the Association of African Business Schools (AABS) Board of Directors and is the president of AIFA Reading Society in Nigeria.
Other appointees are John A. Elliott, dean of the School of Business at the University of Connecticut as vice chair-chair elect and Caryn L. Beck-Dudley, dean of the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University, has assumed the role as chair of the board of directors of AACSB International.
As the world’s largest business education alliance, AACSB International-The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) connects educators, students, and business to achieve a common goal: to create the next generation of great leaders. Synonymous with the highest standards of excellence since 1916, AACSB provides quality assurance, business education intelligence, and professional development services to nearly 1,600 member organizations and more than 795 accredited business schools worldwide. With its global headquarters in Tampa, Florida, USA; Europe, Middle East, and Africa headquarters in Amsterdam, the Netherlands; and Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore, AACSB’s mission is to foster engagement, accelerate innovation, and amplify impact in business education. For original press release, visit prn.to/2nQHoVd.