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Harald Hungenberg joins ESMT Berlin as Dean of Executive Education

Prof. Harald Hungenberg has been appointed Dean of Executive Education at ESMT Berlin. As of September 1, 2019, he will succeed Dr. Norbert Sack in this position. Hungenberg will be supported by Associate Dean of Executive Education Prof. Gianluca Carnabuci.

Harald Hungenberg is currently Chaired Professor of Management at the Friedrich Alexander University in Erlangen-Nuremberg. He teaches worldwide in executive education programs of leading companies and is a consultant and lecturer for strategy, innovation, and change management. He has previously also worked for INSEAD and Duke Corporate Education. After studying business administration in Giessen, Germany, he completed an MBA at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and worked as a consultant for McKinsey & Company. Hungenberg has been a guest lecturer at ESMT for many years.

“Harald Hungenberg has excellent knowledge of both the German and international markets for executive education,” says ESMT President Jörg Rocholl. “With his extensive experience in the academic field and in providing strategic support to globally operating companies, he is ideally suited to further expand our executive education programs internationally.” In the recently published Financial Times executive education ranking, ESMT was again the top business school in Germany and placed 12th worldwide.


About ESMT Berlin

ESMT Berlin is the highest-ranked business school in Germany and Top 10 in Europe. Founded by 25 leading global companies, ESMT offers master’s, MBA, and PhD programs, as well as executive education on its campus in Berlin, in locations around the world, online, and in online blended format. Focusing on leadership, innovation, and analytics, its diverse faculty publishes outstanding research in top academic journals. Additionally, the international business school provides an interdisciplinary platform for discourse between politics, business, and academia. ESMT is a non-profit private institution of higher education, accredited by AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS, and FIBAA, and is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion across all its activities and communities.