McDonough Professor Receives Lifetime Contribution Award in Global Marketing

July 27, 2007 webtwo_czinkota_michael

Michael R. Czinkota has been named the 2007 recipient of the Lifetime Contribution Award in Global Marketing. The award will be presented on August 6th at the annual summer educator's meeting of the American Marketing Association.

Dr. Czinkota is a world leader in the research, policy and implementation aspects of international marketing. The Journal of International Business Studies named him as one of the top three contributors to the international business literature. He is the co-author of two leading college texts, International Marketing, 8th edition and International Business, 7th edition. Among the research areas in which he has provided leadership and innovation are corporate export development strategies, government assistance to exporters, and the linkages between international business and terrorism.

Dr. Czinkota served in the U.S. government as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce and head of the U.S. Delegation to the OECD Industry Committee in Paris. He has advised the Executive Office of the President of the United States, the U.S. Congress, the United Nations and the World Trade Organization. He serves on the global advisory board of the American Marketing Association, the Global Council of the American Management Association and on the Board of Governors of the Academy of Marketing Science.

A former partner in a fur trading firm and an advertising agency, Dr. Czinkota was born in Germany, and educated in Austria, Scotland, Spain and the United States. He holds an MBA and a Ph.D. from The Ohio State University.

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