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John Quelch

Dr. John A. Quelch

Dean, Business Administration

Dr. John A. Quelch, an expert in global strategy, global marketing and branding, is the Leonard M. Miller University Chair Professor at the University of Miami.

From 2017 to 2022, John was dean of the University of Miami Herbert Business School and the University’s vice provost for executive education. He has also served as dean of the London Business School and the China Europe International Business School. He was senior associate dean at Harvard Business School, where he is now the Charles Edward Wilson Professor Emeritus.

He is the author, co-author, or editor of 17 Harvard Business Review articles, 25 books, and over 200 case studies, which have sold over 7 million copies.

John has served as a non-executive director on 12 corporate, nonprofit, and public agency boards, including Aramark, easyJet, Pepsi Bottling Group, Reebok International, and WPP. He is currently a director of Amerant Bancorp.

In addition, he has served  pro-bono as chairman of the Massachusetts Port Authority and as honorary consul general for the Kingdom of Morocco in New England. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a Trustee of the University of the Virgin Islands.

In 2011, he was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE). In 2017, he was elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. In 2020, he was awarded the Ellis Island Medal of Honor.