The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology has appointed Professor Jitendra Vir Singh, an Indian management scholar, as its dean of the business school. Professor Singh, 60, would assume his role as a dean of the School of Business and Management from September 1st, 2014. At present, Singh is Saul P Steinberg Professor of Management at the Wharton School, University of Pennysylvania, US. Singh, an IIM-A alumnus, stated that he is honored to be chosen to lead the School of Business and Management at HKUST. Professor Tony F Chan, President, HKUST stated that the faculty is excited about his appointment. Chan added that with Professor Singh’s wide-ranging experience and achievements in varied arenas, he is certain that HKUST Business School will scale new heights.Apart from his experience on campus, Professor Jitendra Vir Singh has written four books and published more than 45 papers for management and social science journals. Moreover, he has given lectures to executive and academic audiences in Asia, South America, North America and Europe.