Dr. Donald A. Marchand, Chairman
Dr. Marchand is Professor of Strategy Execution and Information
Management at IMD International, one of Europe's leading business schools,
based in Lausanne, Switzerland. From 1997 to 2000 he was the director of
the research project, Navigating Business Success that discovered the
Information Orientation metric. Professor Marchand is the author/co-author
of eight books and over 140 articles, book chapters, cases, and reports.
He is also an acclaimed speaker at international management conferences
Dr. Marchand is an advisor to senior executives of
leading service and manufacturing companies in Europe, North America,
Middle East and the Asia Pacific and has provided consulting services to
more than 80 global enterprises.
From July 1987 to June 1994, Dr. Marchand was Dean and
Professor of Information Management at the School of Information Studies
at Syracuse University. Earlier in his career, he founded and directed the
Institute for Information Management, Technology and Policy in the College
of Business at the University of South Carolina where he also taught in
the Master's International Business Program.
Dr. Marchand received his PhD and MA at UCLA and his
BA at the University of California at Berkeley where he was elected to Phi
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Joyce Prokop Marchand, Secretary
Ms. Marchand is President of Marchand Management
Strategies, Inc. (MMSI), incorporated in the State of New York, USA.
Founded in 1981, MMSI provides project management and strategic planning
services to business, governmental agencies and non-profit organizations.
Ms. Marchand has over forty years of planning,
management and research experience. As a consultant, she has been involved
in the successful management and implementation of over 150 projects.
Prior to establishing MMSI, Ms. Marchand held several
high level governmental positions in the State of South Carolina, USA and
in the Congress of the United States in Washington, D.C. Ms. Marchand has
a degree in political science and international relations from Loyola
Marymount University in Los Angeles. She also completed graduate work in
urban planning and public administration at the American University,
Washington, D.C., and the University of South Carolina.
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