*Nominations Sought for Election of Officers to the Academy of
International Business Executive Board for 2018-2021 *

The AIB Executive Board operates on a rolling basis, with new members
elected annually to fill open positions. The Nominations Committee,
composed of the three immediate Past Presidents of the Academy, is hereby
soliciting nominations for the following positions and will present a slate
to the membership for election in early 2018.

   a. President - Elect
   b. Vice President Program - Elect
   c. Vice President Administration

*President-Elect: *
One candidate will be nominated from among those previously elected
Vice-President for either Program or Administration. The elected person
will serve a three-year term: as President-Elect for 2018-2019, President
for 2019-2020 and as Immediate Past President for 2020-2021. The AIB
President presides at all meetings of the Academy and of the Executive
Board, appoints and instructs all committees and is responsible for the
strategic direction of the Academy and for supervising the functions of the
other officers and of the Executive Director.

*Vice President Program-Elect:*
Two candidates will be nominated to serve a three-year term: as VP
Program-Elect for 2018-2019 and be responsible for organizing the
pre-meeting activities for the 2019 Conference, VP Program for 2019-2020
and responsible for putting the 2020 conference program together, and as VP
Program-Past for 2020-2021. The location of the conference is determined
through a separate and independent process and are not related to the
choice of Program Chair.

*Vice President Administration:*
Two candidates will be nominated. The elected person will serve a
three-year term and will be one of three individuals serving as VP
Administration on the Board. The VPs Administration have oversight
responsibility for finances, membership initiatives, and chapter relations.
The AIB President determines the type and sequencing of the
responsibilities between the multiple officers serving this position.

Nominations (including self-nominations) for any of these positions should
be sent to the Secretariat at [log in to unmask] , by no later than *January
10, 2018*.

*Please note that AIB has a published policy regarding election
campaigning. The policy can be read at
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*Nominating Committee:*
Nakiye Boyacigiller (chair)
Rosalie Tung
Masaaki “Mike” Kotabe

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