Professor Howard Thomas, Dean of Warwick Business School, attended his leaving lunch on Monday 21 December enabling staff from the Business School, and the wider University community, to thank him for the contributions he has made during his nine years at Warwick.
Professor Thomas, who will officially leave the University at the end of January, will be taking up the role of Distinguished Professor of Strategic Management and Dean of the Lee Kong Chian School of Business at Singapore Management University. Professor David Wilson has already taken over the role of Acting Dean, with Professor Simon Collinson joining Professor Bob Johnston in the role of Deputy Dean. Professor Thomas's substantive successor will be announced in 2010.
Vice-Chancellor, Professor Nigel Thrift said: "During his nine years with us, Howard has been integral to the success of the Business School - we greatly appreciate the valuable contributions he has made and wish him much success in his new role."
View pictures from Professor Thomas' leaving lunch.