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London Business School professor receives commendation

20 May 2015

Freek Vermeulen recognised as an outstanding scholar in business strategy 

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Freek Vermeulen, an Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at London Business School, has been commended with a ‘Theory-to-Practice’ award at a Strategy Summit for senior executives, entrepreneurs and academics, held at Vienna University of Economics and Business. 
 
The award was presented to Dr Vermeulen in recognition of his work as an outstanding scholar who has made an important contribution to providing business practitioners with profound new insights into important topics regarding strategy and innovation. Most notably, the award recognises Dr Vermeulen’s numerous activities to transfer current strategic thinking to practitioners using new media. 

Freek Vermeulen, Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, London Business School says: “It is great to be presented with an award that is so much in line with what London Business ‎ School values, namely to not only produce rigorous research but also make sure it reaches managers, so that it can have real impact on how the world does business.”
 
The commendation was agreed by an award committee, which included faculty from Vienna University of Economics and Business and senior executives from the Summit’s sponsor companies.