Professor Dr. Arnd Huchzermeier
Chair of Production Management

Activities and Functions

  • Chair of Production Management, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, Germany, since 1993; previously Booth Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago, USA, 1990-1993
  • Frequently Visiting Professor at Kobe University, Japan, and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA, since 2013
  • Co-Founder and Academic Director of the 'INSEAD-WHU Industrial Excellence Award Europe', France/Germany, since 1996
  • Jury Member of the 'Science Award', GS1 Germany and European Retail Institute, Germany, since 2012
  • Jury Member of the 'Power of the Profession Awards', Gartner's SCM World, USA, since 2015
  • Senior Editor 'OM-Marketing Interface', Production & Operations Management, USA, since 2013
  • Jury Member of the 'Future Prize', The Future Initiative of Rhineland-Palatinate (ZIRP), Germany, since 2016
  • Department Editor 'Supply Chain Risk Management'‚ Management & Business Review, USA, since 2017
  • Senior Editor 'Topics Not Listed Above', Production & Operations Management, USA, since 2021

Professional Career

Date   University     Position
1995, 2000, 2016-2018   University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA     Visiting Professor
2013, 2016, 2018   Kobe University, Graduate School of Business, Kobe Japan     Visiting Professor
2007-2012   International Commerce Review: ECR Journal, ECR Europe, Brussels, Belgium (Inaugural Issue 2001)     Co-Editor-in-Chief with Professor Daniel T. Jones (University of Cardiff & Lean Enterprise Academy) 
2004-2005   TIAS Business School in Tilburg, The Netherlands and Budapest, Hungary     Visiting Professor
2004-2005   ZfU International Business School, Thalwil, Switzerland     Visiting Professor
2004   Central European University, CEU Business School, Budapest, Hungary     Visiting Professor
2004   University of Navarra, IESE Business School, Barcelona, Spain     Visiting Professor
2004   University of St. Gallen, HSG, St. Gallen, Switzerland     Visiting Professor
1999-2002   Leipzig School of Management (HHL), Leipzig, Germany     Visiting Professor
1998-1999   Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria     Visiting Professor
1997   INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France     Visting Professor
Since 1996   INSEAD-WHU Industrial Excellence Award (supported by WirtschaftsWoche until 2015)     Co-Founder and Academic Director Germany
1995   University of Western Ontario, Ivey Business School, Ontario, Canada     Visiting Professor
1994, 1997   University of Chicago, Booth Graduate School of Business, Chicago, Illinois, USA     Visiting Professor
Since 1993   WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, Vallendar, Germany     Chair of Production Management
1992   WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, Vallendar, Germany     Visiting Professor
1991-1993   University of Chicago, Booth Graduate School of Business, Chicago, Illinois, USA     Assistant Professor in Production Management and International Business
1992   Hewlett-Packard Corporation. Strategic Modeling and Planning Group, Menlo Park, California, USA     Resident Faculty (12 months)
1990   University of Chicago, Booth Graduate School of Business, Chicago, Illinois, USA     Instructor in Production Management and International Business
1986-1990   University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School, Decision Sciences Department, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA     Ph.D. in Operations Management
1989   Stanford University, Graduate School of Business, Palo Alto, California, USA     Research Fellow Position (8 months)
1988   INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France     Research Fellow Position (2 months)
1988   Procter & Gamble, Management Systems Division, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA     Summer Internship (2 months)
1987   Siemens Research & Technology Laboratory, Princeton, New Jersey, USA     Summer Internship (4 months)
1985-1986   Siemens Research & Technology Laboratory, Princeton, New Jersey, USA     Master Thesis (3+6 months)
1981-1986   Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Karlsruhe, Germany     Dual Master in Computer Science/Operations Research and Business Administration