Prof. Dr. h. c. Santiago García Echevarría has doctorates from the University of Cologne and the Complutense University in Madrid. He has been a lecturer at the Universidad Comercial de Deusto in Bilbao and at the Complutense in Madrid. He held the Chair of Business Economy at the University of Barcelona and currently holds this same Chair at the University of Alcalá. He collaborated in the planning and development of the Universidad de Educación a Distancia in Madrid. He was also a member of the Steering Committee which developed the University of Alcalá and was Founding Dean of the Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences at Alcalá.

Dr García Echevarría was Director of the Instituto de Dirección y Organización de Empresa (IDOE) at the University of Alcalá and President of the Asociación Alexander von Humboldt España.He is also a member of the Consejo Consultivo de Privatizaciones (CCP), and is Co-director of the University of Alcalá MBA and Executive Programms.
He was a council member of the Centre Européen pour le Management Stratégic des Universités (ESMU) in Brussels and of the Brussels Initiative, and was President and Co-founder of ACEDE (Asociación Cientifica de Economía y Dirección de la Empresa). He was also President and Co-founder of IFSAM (International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management).
In the business sector Dr García Echevarría started with the Banco de Bilbao, moving later to the Unión Española de Explosivos and then becoming Managing Director of Demag Equipos Industriales. He has played an active part in many business transformation processes.
He has published a large number of books and articles in various languages and has given lectures and seminars within the fields of business and the socio-economic order in a wide variety of different circles.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prof. Dr.Dr.Dr.h.c. SANTIAGO GARCIA ECHEVARRIA

 

CURRICULUM VITAE

 

 

 

 

A. Personal Information

 

 

            Address: Avda. de Brasilia, 21-9 A, Madrid-28028
            Tel: +34 91 356 36 73
            Fax:+34 91 726 72 01
            E-mail: echevarria.uah@terra.es
     

    

 

B. Education

 

 

1951-56
Studies in Business Economy at the Escuela de Altos Estudios Mercantiles (Profesor and Intendente Mercantil) of Bilbao
1959-63
Studies in General Economy and Business Economy at the Universität Cologne with Professors E. Gutenberg, C.K. Ringel, T. Wessels, G. Sch­mölders, A. Müller-Armack, H. Rittershaus­sen, Ch. Watrin, E. Dürr, H. Albach, T. Beste, G. Weisser, H. Albert, among  others.
1962
Ph.D. awarded in July 1962, with the Dissertation “The Economic Development of Spain and the Integration in Europe” ("Die Wirt­schaftliche Entwic­klung Spanien und die Europäische Integration" Westdeutscher Verlag, Köln y Opladen 1964). Grade: With Honours
1962-63

Collaboration with Professor E. Gutenberg in the field of Business Economy.

1966 - Graduated in Economic Sciences from the Faculty of Economic and Commercial Sciences of Bilbao (Universidad de Valladolid).

1966
Graduated in Economic Sciences from the Faculty of Economic and Commercial Sciences of Bilbao (Universidad de Valladolid)
1969
Ph.D. in Economic Sciences from the Faculty of Politics, Economics and  Commercial Sciences of the Universidad Complutense de Madrid with the Dissertation  "Forecast and Planning in Business Economy" (“Pronóstico y Planificación en la Economía de la Empresa”, ICE Ediciones, Madrid 1970). Grade: With Honours

 

 

 

 

C. Professional Information

 

1956-57

Economist for General Electric Spain in Galindo (Vizcaya), Spain

1963-67

Economist for the Research Department of the Banco de Bilbao, in Bilbao (Vizcaya), Spain

1967-70

Economist and Head of the Economic and Finance Department at the Unión Española de Explosivos, S.A, Madrid

1971-72

CEO of Demag Equipos Industriales, S.A., in Madrid

1972-75

. Business Consultant.

. Preparation and Presentation of Reports on Regional Development for the Comisión de Productos Químicos y sus Minerales, Abonos y Papel.
. Board member of Elaboración de Plásticos Españoles, S.A. and of Industrias Químicas del Carrión, S.A.

1974-80

Member of the German Chamber of Commerce in Spain in Barcelona and Madrid.

1975-78

Member of the “Foundation Committee”, Comisión Gestora of the University of Alcalá (Madrid), Spain.

1977-82

Founding Dean of the Faculty of Economy and Business at the Universidad de Alcalá de Henares (Madrid), Spain.

From 1978

Founder and Head of the IDOE, the Institute of Management and Business Organization (INSTITUTO DE DIRECCION Y OR­GANIZACION DE EMPRESAS) of the Universidad de Alcalá de Henares.

1980-81

Research Vice-President of the Universidad de Alcalá de Henares

1980

Co-Founder of the International Group of Social Market Economy

From 1987

Member of the Board of the ESMU Foundation (European Centre for Strategic Management of Universities), Brussels.

1977-90

Head of the Department of Business Sciences of the Universidad de Alcalá de Henares.

1990-93

Co-founder and First President of ACEDE, the Scientific Association of Management and Economy (Asociación Científica de Economía y Dirección de la Empresa).

1990-95

Member of the Board of the ESMU Foundation (European Centre for Strategic Management of Universities), Brussels.

From 1990

Co-founding Member of IFSAM (International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management).

1997-99

President of IFSAM (International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management).

From 1997

Member of the Privatisation Council Spain (CCP)

2001-08

President of the Association Alexander von Humboldt, Spain

2007

Professor Emeritus

2008

Professor Honorific

2008

Vertrauenswissenschaftler (Scientific Ambassador) Alexander von Humbodlt Foundation

 

 

 

 

D. Teaching Career

 

 

1963-67
Professor of Business Economy at the Universidad Comercial de Deusto
1967-70
Assistant Professor of Finance and Business Economy in the Faculty of Politics, Economics and Commercial Sciences of the Universidad Complutense de Madrid
1971-73

Head Professor of the Department of Business Economy at the Faculty of Politics, Economics and Commercial Sciences of the Universidad Complutense de Madrid

1973-76
Professor of Business Economy Policy at the Universidad de Barcelona
1973-78
Professor of Business Economy (Introduction) at the Faculty of Business and Economic Sciences of the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (Madrid)
From 1977
Professor of Business Economic Policy at the Universidad de Alcalá de Henares
From 1991
Founder and Co-director of the MBA of the University Alcalá and the Executive Programs.
   

 

 

 

F. Research

 

 

Expertise

Strategic Management

Controllin. Information System

Corporate Social Responsibility

Enterprise Culture and Ethic

Human Resources Management

Corporate Entrepreneurship

 

Current Research

Globalization

Strategic Management

Corporate Social Responsibility

Change Management and Strategic Controlling

Human Resources Management

Culture Change

 

 

 

G. Distinctions

 

 

1959-63
Scholarship from the Universität Cologne and the Alexander von Humbolt Stiftung (Bonn)
1969
Gold Medal of the Universidad Comercial de Deusto
1982

Bundesverdienstkreuz Erste Klasseof the West German Republic.

1994
Humboldt Medal for International Scientific Collaboration from the Alexander von Humbolt Stiftung
1994
Gold Medal of the Universidad Comercial de Deusto
1995
Doctor Honoris Causa from the Universität Erlangen-Nüremberg
2002
Medal of the University of Paderborn
2008
Ehrennadel der Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
2008
Das Grosse Verdienstkreuz des Verdienstsordens of Germany
   

 

 

H. Member of the following Scientific Associations

 

 

American Economic Association.

List Gesellschaft.

Verein für Socialpolitik.

Schmalenbach Gesellschaft.

Verband der Hochschullehrer für Betriebwirtschaft.

Gesellschaft für Gesellschaftspolitik und beratende Sozialwissenschaft.

International Group of Social Market Economy.

ACEDE (Asociación Científica de Dirección y Economía de la Empresa)

 

 

 

 

I. Boards of Editors

 

 

1959-69
Collaborator and member of the Editorial Board of the Bulletin of Economic Studies (Boletín de Estudios Económicos), University of Deusto
1969-74
. Director of the Bulletin of Economic Studies (Boletín de Estudios Económicos).

. Chair  of the series: Serie de Management, Serie Universitaria and Serie Dictámenes of Ediciones Díaz de Santos.

. Editor of Conferencias y Trabajos de Investigación del Instituto de Dirección y Organización de Empresas series of the Universidad de Alcalá de Henares.

. International Editor of Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft (ZfB)    Business Economy Review,Germany)

1969-2007

. International Editor of the journal: Management International Review (MIR) (Germany).

. Editor of the East European Economic Review

. Consejo de Asesoramiento Científico of Instituto de Empresa y Humanismo, Universidad de Navarra.

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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