Atlanta, GA: 1 December 2021. The Board of Directors has elected Dr. Douglas Bowman as President of the Sheth Foundation effective January 1, 2022. Dr. Bowman is Professor of Marketing at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School. He is is an accomplished scholar in the quantitative aspects of marketing with a substantive focus in the areas of marketing strategy and customer relationship management.
Dr. Bowman offers his reflections on the work of the Sheth Foundation and its 30th anniversary in a short video clip:
Dr. Ruth N. Bolton, outgoing President, will join the Foundation’s distinguished Advisory Committee consisting of Dr. Lawrence Feick, Karri Hobson-Pape, Dr. Barbara Kahn, Dr. Richard Lutz, Dr. Kent Monroe, and Dr. Linda Price.
Dr. A. Parasuraman joins the Board of Directors effective January 1, 2022. Dr. Parasuraman is an internationally recognized expert in service marketing. He is Emeritus Professor of Marketing and James W. McLamore Chair Emeritus, University of Miami. Dr. Tulin Erdem steps down from the Board to take up additional responsibilities as Chair of the Marketing Department at the Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University.
The remaining members of the Board of Directors are: Dr. Anders Gustafsson, Dr. Kelley Hewett, Dr. Angela Lee, Dr. Naresh K. Malhotra, Dr. Reshma Shah and Dr. Jagdish Sheth. Ms. Laura Hilado serves as Administrative Director.
Dr. Shah offers her thought on the anniversary of the Sheth Foundation here:
The Sheth Foundation was founded in 1991 by Dr. Jagdish Sheth and his wife Madhu Sheth, with the mission of advancing marketing scholarship. It has given millions of dollars to support marketing scholarship and heighten its impact, while transforming the lives of thousands of marketing scholars. For further information, see: https://www.shethfoundation.org or contact firstname.lastname@example.org .