Catalina Stefanescu-Cuntze appointed newly founded Deutsche Post DHL Chair at ESMT
Catalina Stefanescu-Cuntze, associate professor and dean of faculty at ESMT European School of Management and Technology in Berlin, has been named the Deutsche Post DHL Chair at the international business school. Prof. Stefanescu-Cuntze joined ESMT in November 2009 and was the director of research from September 2010 until November 2012 when she was appointed dean of faculty. She joined ESMT from London Business School, where she was an assistant professor of decision sciences. She received her PhD and MS in operations research from Cornell University. Prof. Stefanescu-Cuntze researches in the area of operations and logistics and focuses on the design, analysis, and application of statistical models and methods for managerial decision making.
“With her focus on operations and logistics, Catalina is an ideal choice for the Deutsche Post DHL Chair and will expand this research area at ESMT,” said Jörg Rocholl, President of ESMT. Angela Titzrath, member of the board of management and labor director, Deutsche Post, commented, “With the endowment of this professorship, Deutsche Post shows its support for the international business school in Germany and the further development of its competence in logistics and operations.”
ESMT European School of Management and Technology was founded in October 2002 by 25 leading global companies and institutions. The international business school offers a full-time MBA, an executive MBA, and open enrollment and customized executive education programs. ESMT focuses on three main topics: leadership and social responsibility, European competitiveness, and the management of technology. Additionally the business school provides an interdisciplinary platform for discourse between politics, business, and academia. ESMT is based in Berlin, Germany, with an additional campus in Schloss Gracht near Cologne, where USW Netzwerk runs the German-speaking executive education programs of the business school. ESMT is a private business school, accredited by the German state, AACSB, AMBA, and FIBAA.