Michigan Ross Dean Scott DeRue Appointed to Board of International Business Leaders

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Scott DeRue, the Edward J. Frey Dean of the Stephen M. Ross School of Business, has been appointed to the board of a member-focused think tank organization called The Conference Board (TCB).

It is a global, independent business membership and research association that offers innovative and research-based approaches to real-world challenges. TCB’s mission is to provide the world’s leading organizations with practical knowledge to improve their performance and better serve society.

DeRue will join the 24-member board that includes senior executives from companies such as General Mills, Inc., Citi Investment Management, and McKinsey & Company, North America.

DeRue has been named among the 50 most influential business professors in the world for his work on leadership, team performance, talent management, and organizational transformation. His book Experience-driven Leader Development provides organizations with the strategies and tactics for developing leadership talent in the new world of work, and his award-winning research has been published in top academic journals.