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Ribera, Jaume

Professor of Production and Operations Management;
Port of Barcelona Chair in Logistics, CEIBS;
Joint Appointment with IESE Business School

Prof. Jaume Ribera holds the Port of Barcelona Chair of Logistics at CEIBS, China. He is professor of operations management at IESE Business School and CEIBS and visiting professor of several other business schools in different countries. He was also awarded a Fulbright fellowship to pursue doctoral studies in the US. Prof. Ribera holds an M.Sc. in operations research and a Ph.D. in mathematical systems theory from the University of Florida, as well as a doctorate in industrial engineering from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, where he is associate professor (currently on leave of absence). He is also on the Faculty of the Institute for Media and Entertainment, in New York. 

Prof. Ribera served as deputy dean of faculty at IESE Business School from 1993-2001. He is the president of the European Operations Management Association and was formerly secretary of the U.S. Operations Management Association (1992-97). He serves on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Operations and Production Management and Harvard Business Review China. His current research interests lie in the areas of operations improvement management, health systems management and project management. He has published teaching materials (case studies, technical reports and electronic workbooks), academic research (Transportation Science, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, etc.) and casebooks and textbooks on these topics.

Prof. Ribera has been active in consultancy in supply chain management and project management and has extensive experience in working with private and public companies in different sectors (textile, pharmaceutical, automotive, electrical components, etc.) He has also participated as a consultant and project manager in health sector management projects in the EU, Central and Eastern Europe, and South America with private, public, European Union and World Bank financing. He is the president of the Board of Unnim, a Spanish savings institution.

  • Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Florida 
  • Doctor in Industrial Engineering, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya 
  • M. Sc., Operations Research, University of Florida
  •  Design and Improvement of Production and Operations Systems in Both Manufacturing and Service Sectors 
  •  Supply Chain Management 
  •  Project Management 
  •  Health Systems Operations 
  •  Information Systems in Operations 
  •  China 
  •  Operations Management 
  •  Management of Service Institutions (Special Focus on Health) 
  •  Project Management 
  •  Supply Chain Management

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