Professor Dr. Arnd Huchzermeier
Chair of Production Management

Activities and Functions

  • Chair of Production Management, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, since 1993; previously Booth Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago, 1990-1993
  • Frequently Visiting Professor at Kobe University and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
  • Co-Founder and Academic Director of the 'INSEAD-WHU Industrial Excellence Award Europe', since 1996
  • Jury Member of the 'Science Award', GS1 Germany and European Retail Institute, since 2012
  • Jury Member of the 'Power of the Profession Awards', Gartner's SCM World, since 2015
  • Jury Member of the 'Future Prize', The Future Initiative of Rhineland-Palatinate (ZIRP), since 2016
  • Senior Editor 'Supply Chain Management', Production & Operations Management, since 2004
  • Senior Editor ‘OM Marketing Interface’, Production & Operations Management, since 2013
  • Department Editor of Management & Business Review, since 2017

Professional Career

Date   University Position
1995, 2000, 2016-2018   University of Pennsylvania, USA Visiting Professor
2013, 2016, 2018   Kobe University, 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 ("Lean Thinking", "Lean Solutions", "The Machine that Changed the World") 
2004-2005   TIAS Business School, 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 Visiting Professor
1999-2002   Leipzig School of Management (HHL) Visiting Professor
1998-1999   Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration 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, Graduate School of Business, Chicago, Illinois, USA Visiting Professor
Since 1993   WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management Chair of Production Management
1992   WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management 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 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, 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, Karlsruhe Dual Master in Computer Science/Operations Research and Business Administration