On April 1, 2018, Professor Dr Nils Stieglitz will become the new President and Managing Director of Frankfurt School of Finance & Management. He succeeds Professor Dr Udo Steffens, who has been President since 1996.
Professor Stieglitz has been Professor of Strategic Management since August 2012 and Head of Frankfurt School’s Management Department since April 2015. In November 2017, he was appointed Vice President Corporate Development, at which time he also joined the business school’s Executive Board. Before he joined Frankfurt School, Professor Stieglitz worked in the Department of Marketing & Management at the University of Southern Denmark. He studied at the Phillips University of Marburg, where he was awarded his doctorate after writing his thesis on “Strategy and Competition in Converging Markets”. His research interests include strategic decision-making, entrepreneurial risk behaviour and organisational learning. His research has been published in leading international management journals such as Administrative Science Quarterly, Management Science, Organization Science and the Strategic Management Journal.