Xavier Castañer

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Xavier Castañer (PhD, Minnesota) is Full Professor of Strategy at HEC Lausanne, University of Lausanne.

His current teaching and research interests revolve around corporate governance, strategy and development, in particular alliances and acquisitions. He is also interested in organizational innovation and integration (design).

His work has been published in the Administrative Science Quarterly, Advances in Strategic Management, the Strategic Management Journal, the Journal of Management, the Journal of Management Studies, and the Journal of Cultural Economics. At present he serves in the Editorial Review Board of the Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science and the Strategic Management Journal, among others. He is currently VP for external relations of the European Academy of Management (EURAM). Previously, he also served as an elected member of the Executive Committee of the Business Policy and Strategy division at the Academy of Management, Chair of the Strategy Process Interest Group of the Strategic Management Society and the representative for Switzerland at EURAM board among other elected and appointed roles in the profession.

Previously, he was in the faculty of ESADE, HEC Paris, the University of Geneva and he has taught at the London Business School, the Technion and the Universita Cattolica de il Sacro Cuore.

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