Announces Appointment of Eileen Peacock
as Its First Vice President for AsiaTAMPA, Fla., July 31 (AScribe Newswire) -- AACSB International today announced the appointment of Eileen Peacock as Vice President for Asia.Dr. Peacock, who currently serves as dean of the Charlton College of Business and professor of accounting at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, will assume her role with AACSB International beginning June 2009. As vice president, Dr. Peacock will guide the association's expansion efforts within Asia, and will direct AACSB's first headquarters outside of the United States.
In support of AACSB's
mission to advance management education worldwide through accreditation and thought leadership, Peacock
will also facilitate the development of a strong mentorship program focused on understanding and responding to the region's specific issues and challenges.
"We are excited for Eileen
to join us," continued Fernandes.
...Peacock, came to the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in 2004 after serving as associate dean and professor of accounting at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan.She obtained her Bachelor of Technology from University of Loughborough, England, and a Ph.D. from the University of Birmingham, England.In addition, Dr. Peacock obtained a Master of Accountancy from University of Oklahoma, and maintains her CPA and CMA licensures. Her
research has been published in a wide variety of publications, including The Journal of Information Systems, Information & Management
, The British Accounting Review, Review of Business Information Systems, Internal Auditing
, Journal of Cost Management
, Journal of International Accounting, Auditing and Taxation, and Database. Currently Dr. Peacock is a member of the AACSB International Board of Directors, and serves on the Initial Accreditation Committee.She serves as a member of accreditation teams, and works as accreditation mentor to many schools and accounting programs.Her
other professional service includes board and committee positions with the Institute of Management Accountants