Executive Officers

Simon Pierre Sigué (PhD, HEC Montreal)

President

Simon Pierre Sigué (PhD,HEC Montreal, Canada)

President
Dr. Richard N. Hayes

Dr. Richard N. Hayes

Vice-President

James B. Abugre (PhD, Swansea University)

Executive Secretary

Dr. Norma Juma (PhD, University of Texas, Arlington, USA)

Vice President for Finance & Treasurer

Dr. Charles Blankson (PhD, Kingston University, London, United Kingdom)

Vice President for Communications, Public Relations,& Corporate Liaison

Dr. Charlene Dadzie (Ph.D., University of North Texas)

Vice President for Membership

AABD Executive Officers

2022-2025
  • President – Dr. Simon Sigue
     Associate Dean in the Faculty of Gaduate Studies and Full Professor of Marketing in the Faculty of Business at Athabasca University, Canada, and for Editor-in-Chief of Journal of African Business.
  •  Vice President – Dr. Richard N. Hayes
    Executive Director, Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Associate Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship, Frank G. Zarb School of Business, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY, USA
  • Executive Secretary – Dr. James B. Abugre
    Associate Professor of Human Ressource Management at the University of Ghana Business School [UGBS].
  • Vice President for Finance and Treasurer – Dr. Norma Juma
    Endowed chair, Brenneman Professor of Business Strategy at Washburn University of Texas at Arlington, USA
  • Vice President for Communications, Public Relations and Corporate Liaison – Dr. Charles Blankson
    Professor of Marketing and Chair of the Department of Marketing in the G. Brint Ryan College of Business at the University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, USA.
  • Vice President for Membership – Dr. Charlene Dadzie
    Associate Professor of Marketing in the Department of Marketing and Quantitative Methods, Mitchell College of Business, University of South Alabama.
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