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Jan vom Brocke elected to the Management Board of the Association of University Lecturers in Business Management

On the occasion of the Whitsun conference, which took place on 11 June 2014 in Leipzig, Professor  Jan vom Brocke, holder of the Chair of Business Process Management at the University of Liechtenstein, was elected to the Management Board of the Verband der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaftslehre (VHB) [Association of University Lecturers in Business Management].



On the occasion of the Whitsun conference, which took place on 11 June 2014 in Leipzig, Professor  Jan vom Brocke, holder of the Chair of Business Process Management at the University of Liechtenstein, was elected to the Management Board of the Verband der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaftslehre (VHB) [Association of University Lecturers in Business Management].


The association was founded in the year 1921 and is regarded as the most important body for university professors in the business sciences in German-speaking countries. It consists of more than 2100 members from Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Liechtenstein, and is dedicated to the goal of promoting the development of business management theory as a university discipline. This it does by fostering contacts between members, representatives of industry and associations and institutions with similar aims, as well as by promoting business management teaching and research in universities.





The appointment of Professor Jan vom Brocke may be seen as a major acknowledgement, and contributes to the further enhancement of Liechtenstein as a centre for innovation and academic research among German universities. Professor Jan vom Brocke will start work on the Management Board on 1 January 2015. He will be focusing for the most part on IT-related themes and on structural orientation in the theory of business management – subjects in which he has enjoyed a high profile in recent years, as a result of his outstanding publications and his winning a number of awards.    

Professor Jan vom Brocke has been working at the University of Liechtenstein since 2007. He is holder of the HIlti Chair of Business Process Management, Director of the Institute of Information Systems, and Academic Director of the MA course in IT and Business Process Management as well as of the Ph.D. course in Business Sciences. He has set up several competence centres for the region in past years, where representatives of industry, society, the authorities and the government come together to work on questions of the future relating to IT-based innovation and transformation. He has also been Vice-Rector for Research and Transfer at the University of Liechtenstein since 2012.