Dean at Vlerick Business School
Prof Dr Marion Debruyne is Dean of Vlerick Business School. She obtained a Master in Chemical Engineering and a Ph.D. in Applied Economics (Ghent University) and also a Master in Marketing degree from Vlerick Business School.
Marion held positions as Visiting Doctoral Fellow at the Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania), Visiting Scholar at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management (Northwestern University) and Assistant Professor at the Goizueta Business School (Emory University). Before her deanship, professor Debruyne was Director for the Masters programmes at Vlerick as well as Academic Director of the Executive programme “Product Management”. Her book “Customer Innovation” won the 2015 CMI Management Book of the Year award in the category Innovation & Entrepreneurship.
Professor Debruyne loves bridging the academic world and the world of business practice. She is board member at Ackermans & van Haaren, Kinepolis, Guberna & ISBM (International Schools of Business Management).