The Jindal Global Business School in Sonepat, Haryana saw appointment of an International financial expert Michael Barnes as its first Vice Dean, institute reported on June19, 2010. Prior to this, Barnes, a US national, was the dean of the Global MBA programme at the S.P. Jain Centre of Management, which has campuses in Dubai and Singapore. He also held the inaugural John F. Fiedler-BorgWarner Endowed Chair of Global Business Studies in the College of Business Administration at Kent State University, Ohio.
He has over 25 years of experience in the international finance and banking industry. Barnes is an alumnus of Stanfor University Graduate School of Business and a graduate from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He was awarded a doctorate in management by the Case Western Reserve University, Ohio. He held various positions with institutions and companies like the World Bank in Washington D.C.