IESE Family Business Expert Named IFERA Fellow

Prof. Josep Tàpies recognized for contributions to FB field

07/05/2013 Barcelona

Josep Tàpies

IESE Prof. Josep Tàpies has been named a Fellow of the Inernational Family Enterprise Research Academy (IFERA). He was was nominated for his many years of significant contributions to the family business field in general and to IFERA in particular. IFERA is an organization dedicated to fostering a network of academics, business owners and practitioners committed to supporting the family business field.

Prof. Tàpies is a full professor in the Department of Strategic Management and holder of the Family-Owned Business Chair at IESE. He has taught general management in a number of different business schools in both Europe and Latin America, including AESE in Portugal, IDE in Ecuador, PAD-University of Piura in Peru, ISE in Brazil, IAE in Argentina, ESE in Chile, and INALDE in Colombia. He has also been a member of the academic board of IPADE in Mexico and ESE in Santiago, Chile.

Prof. Tàpies has worked as a consultant with individual businesses, many of them family-owned, as well as with international banking institutions. He is a member of the board of directors at several companies, the International Family Enterprise Research Academy (IFERA), the Spanish Association of Family-Owned Business Consultants and Academics (CAEF) and the international center for financial research (CIIF). He is also a Fellow at the International Academy of Management.

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