Announcing the new associate dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, Dr. Simon Sigué
Athabasca University (AU) is excited to announce Dr. Simon Sigué as the Associate Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies. He will continue working with the Faculty of Business with an emphasis on research, including two ongoing research programs on African business and marketing channels.
“I am very excited about the opportunity provided by this appointment to collaborate with all graduate programs at AU and other stakeholders at national and international levels to not only promote and support success and excellence in graduate education, but also to help make it more accessible and inclusive.”– Dr. Simon Sigué
Dr. Sigué joined the Faculty of Business at AU in 2001. He obtained his DESC from ESSEC of Douala and his master and doctoral degrees in business administration from HEC Montreal, concentrating on marketing and management science. His research covers issues such as franchising, marketing channel, customer relationship management, game theory, international marketing and trade, and corruption.
Dr. Sigué has received several academic awards, including the Best PhD Thesis Award at HEC Montréal, the Best Conference Paper Award of the Academy of Marketing Science, and the Outstanding Service Award of the Academy of African Business and Development (AABD). He is the president of the AABD, an External Member of the Advisory Board of the Graduate School of Business Leadership of the University of South Africa, and a former editor of Journal of African Business.