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KNOXVILLE – The Center for Executive Education in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s College of Business Administration welcomes Matt Myers as its new associate dean.

Myers, Nestle USA Professor in Marketing, has been with UT’s College of Business Administration for 10 years. Before accepting the position of associate dean, he spent two and a half years as head of the college’s Department of Marketing and Logistics and seven years as head of the college’s Global Business Institute.

Myers earned his Ph.D. in business from the Eli Broad Graduate School of Management, Michigan State University, and his Masters of International Business Studies degree from Moore College of Business, University of South Carolina. Prior to academia, he worked with both Merrill-Lynch and IBM-Argentina.

Myers has studied, taught and worked in Central America, South America, Europe and Central and East Asia and has acted as a consultant to organizations in the global distribution, chemical, insurance, pharmaceutical and marketing research industries. He recently served as a visiting faculty member at both the University of St. Andrews, Scotland, and the University of Verona, Italy. He lectures in the executive programs at the Vienna University of Economics and Business.

Myers’ primary areas of research are in global supply chain networks, foreign market entry strategies and comparative marketing systems. His research has appeared or is forthcoming in a number of premier publications, including the Strategic Management Journal, the Journal of Marketing, the Journal of Operations Management, the Journal of International Business Studies, the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, and Sloan Management Review. He also is co-editor of the Handbook of Global Supply Chain Management.

Myers is a former editor for supply chain and operations research at the Journal of International Business Studies, and is a member of the editorial review boards of the Journal of International Business Studies, the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, the Journal of World Business, the Journal of International Management and the Journal of International Marketing.

At UT Knoxville, he teaches global marketing and business strategy at the master’s, executive education and doctoral levels.

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