Strategic and Marketing Management Department

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Rodolfo P. Ang, MBA

Dean, AGSB

Strategic and Marketing Management

Master in Business Administration, Major in Finance

Dean Rudy Ang completed his undergraduate studies at the Ateneo de Manila University, earning a double degree, AB Communications and BS Management (Honors program), Magna Cum Laude, in 1983. He earned his MBA at Boston College in 1988, graduating number one in his class. He is a PhD candidate of the University of the Philippines, where he completed all of his academic requirements except his dissertation.

Rudy has been an educator for over 30 years, beginning as a H.S. English teacher in Xavier School right out of college, then joining the full-time faculty of the Management Department of the Ateneo de Manila’s College of Arts and Sciences in 1985. He became Chairman of the department in 1991, and held a variety of administrative appointments in the Ateneo before eventually being named Dean of the John Gokongwei School of Management (Loyola Schools) in 2004, a post he held for the next ten years. He transferred to the Ateneo Professional Schools in April, 2014, when he was asked to assume the role of Dean of the Graduate School of Business. His research interests are in the area of business franchising and social entrepreneurship.

Dean Ang is not only an educator, but a highly successful entrepreneur as well. His business interests are in fast-food franchises and small scale commercial real estate development. He sits on the Boards of Xavier School (Greenhills), San Jose Seminary, the Fr. Barbero Foundation for PGH Charity Patients, ERDA Foundation, ERDA Tech Foundation, and Perla Compania de Seguros (Perla Insurance). He has served the Commission on Higher Education in various capacities, as a member of the Technical Panel for Business and Management Education, member of the Technical Committee for Business Administration and Entrepreneurship, and member of the NCR Regional Quality Assessment Team. He is a past President of the Alumni Association of Xavier School, and past Chairman of the Jollibee Franchisees Association. He is a member of the Board (representing Asia) and incumbent President (2014-2015) of the International Association of Jesuit Business Schools.


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