Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) is thrilled to welcome Ji Bo as its new Chief Representative for Europe and Assistant Dean for Global Executive Education.
Ji will oversee CKGSB’s office in London, with the goal of helping European businesses to understand China and how to successfully do business in this dynamic market. He will also develop overseas programs in Asia and the Americas.
With professional experience spanning over 15 years in top management at Fortune 500 companies, Ji has previously led the Business Development, M&A, R&D, Commercial Strategy and Supply Chain divisions of Monsanto, Cargill, Pfizer, Wrigley and Mars, among other major companies. He also has extensive experience teaching Executive MBA and MBA programs from top business schools worldwide, including MIT, NYU, INSEAD, TUM, ESADE, HKUST, Tsinghua University and Sun Yat-sen University. Moreover, Ji is a frequent conference speaker.
As Chief Representative for CKGSB Europe, Ji Bo replaces Oliver Shiell, who has made great contributions to CKGSB since he joined in 2011. Shiell is leaving to pursue a new career as Chief Executive of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Foundation.
CKGSB is China’s first and leading independent business school established with the support of Li Ka-shing, widely regarded as Asia’s most successful businessman. The school’s focus is the education of senior executives and its alumni network leads one-fifth of China’s most valuable brands. CKGSB has 45 full-time professors, who have earned their PhDs or held tenured faculty positions at leading business schools such as Harvard, Wharton and Stanford. Headquartered in Beijing, CKGSB also has campuses in Shanghai and Shenzhen, and offices in Hong Kong, New York and London.