Executive Officers

Simon Pierre Sigué (PhD, HEC Montreal)

President

Athabasca University, Canada

Dr. Sigué is a professor of marketing at Athabasca University, Canada. Dr. Sigué’s research covers such topics as branding, franchising, marketing channels, customer relationship management, advertising competition, international marketing and trade, and corruption. It has been published in leading journals in marketing, management science, and economics, including the Journal of Retailing, Journal of Service Research, International Journal of Research in Marketing, European Journal of Operational Research, Omega, International Journal of Production Economics, and Journal of Economic Dynamics & Control. Dr. Sigué is a past Editor of Journal of African Business (JAB). Under his editorship, JAB moved from 2 to 4 issues per year and was included in major indexes such as the Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) and the Association of Business Schools (ABS) in UK list of accredited journals. He is a recipient of the Best Ph.D. Award of HEC Montreal.

AABD Past Executive Officers

2013-2016
  • President – Dr Kofi Q Dadzie
    Associate Professor of Marketing and Logistics
    J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
  •  Vice President – Professor Simon Sigue
    Professor of Marketing
    Athabasca University, Canada
  • Executive Secretary – Dr Tidings P. Ndhlovu
    Senior Lecturer in Economics
    Manchester Metropolitan University Business School, United Kingdom
  • Vice President Finance and Treasury – O. Felix Ayadi
    Professor & Endowed Chair, JP Morgan Chase Center for Financial Education
    Texas Southern University, Houston, Texas, USA
  • Vice President for Membership – Moses Acquaah
    Professor of Management
    University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA
  • Vice President for Communications, Public Relations and Corporate Liaison – Judy N. Muthuri
    Lecturer in Corporate Social Responsibility
    Nottingham University Business School, United Kingdom
  • Programme Chair – Emmanuel Cleeve
    Senior Lecturer in Economics
    Manchester Metropelitan University Business School, United Kingdom
  • IAABD Proceedings Co- Editor – Anita Spring
    Professor Emeritus in the Anthropology Department
    University of Florida, USA.
2010 – 2013
  • President: Professor Chris I. Enyinda, Canadian University of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Vice President: Professor Anita Spring, University of Florida, USA
  • Executive Secretary: Dr. Jacob Musila, Athabasca University, Canada
  • Vice President Finance and Treasury: Professor O. Felix Ayadi, Jesse H. Jones School of Business, Texas Southern University, USA.
  • Vice President for Communications/Publicity: Dr. Judy N. Muthuri, Nottingham University Business School, United Kingdom
  • Vice President for Membership: Professor Moses Acquaah, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Ex-Officios
  • Proceedings Editor: Dr. Emmanuel Obuah, Alabama A & M University, USA
  • Editor Journal of African Business: Professor Simon Sigue, Athabasca University, Canada
  • Program Chair: Dr. Emmanuel Cleeve, Manchester Metropolitan University, UnitedKingdom
2008 – 2010
  • President: Professor Chris I. Enyinda, Canadian University of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Vice President: Professor Nana Owusu-Frimpong, London Metropolitan University, UK
  • Executive Secretary: Professor Anita Spring, University of Florida, USA
  • Vice President Finance and Treasury: Professor Peter W. Schroth, International Research/Consulting, USA
  • Vice President for Communications/Publicity: Dr. Umon Tom Umoh, University of Botswana
  • Vice President for Membership: Dr. Allan Mulengani Katwalo, Strathmore University, Kenya
Ex-Officios
  •  Co-Program Chair: Professor Yaw A.Debrah, Brunel University, UK
  •  Co-Program Chair: Dr. Emmanuel Obuah, Alabama A & M University, USA
  • Proceedings Editor: Dr. Simon Sigue, Athabasca University, Canada
  •  Editor Journal of African Business: Dr. Kofi Q. Dadzie, Georgia State University, USA
2005 – 2007
  •  President: Professor Gerry N. Muuka, Murray State University, USA
  •  Vice President: Professor Chris I. Enyinda, Alabama A & M University, USA
  • Executive Secretary: Professor Lettice Rutashobya, University of Dar-Es Salaam,Tanzania
  •  Vice President Finance and Treasury: Professor Peter Schroth, International Research and Consulting, USA
  •  Vice President for Membership: Dr. Nnamdi Madichie, University of East London, UK
  • Vice President for Communications/Publicity: Dr. Binta Abubakar, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
 Ex-Officios
  •  Proceeding Editors: Professor Felix Aydi, Texas Southern University, USA
  • JAB Editor: Dr. Kofi Dadzie, Georgia State University, USA
2000 – 2004
  •  President: Professor Sonny Nwankwo, University of East London, UK
  • Vice President: Professor Joseph Aiyeku, Salem State College, USA
  •  Executive Secretary: Professor Alphonso Ogbuehi, Park University, USA
  •  Proceedings Editor: Professor Gerry N. Muuka, Murray State University, USA
  • Treasurer: Professor Jerry Kolo, American University in Sharjah, UAE