Essilor Chair in Accounting;
Member, Management Committee, CEIBS
Dr. Dingbo Xu is Essilor Chair Professor in Accounting, Associate Dean and Member of Management Committee at CEIBS. Previously, he was Assistant Professor of Accounting at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He was a visiting professor at Peking University, teaching MBA and EMBA courses, and he also taught for the University of Minnesota's China EMBA programme. He has received several teaching awards, including the CEIBS Teaching Excellence Award in 2004 and 2005, the prestigious CEIBS Medal for Teaching Excellence in 2009, and several most popular professor awards by CEIBS MBA, EMBA, and EDP students.
Dr. Xu received his Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Minnesota. He earned both his master's degree in Management and bachelor's degree in Mathematics from Wuhan University. His research focuses on mechanism design, the role of accounting information disclosure on management decision-making, performance evaluation and incentive. His research has been published in the Journal of Economic Theory and several books.
Professor Xu is a financial management advisor to some local governments and several top Chinese and multinational corporations. He has designed and delivered company specific programmes for a number of companies, such as GE, IBM, BMS, Lenovo, CATIC Group, Schneider Electric, Moutai Group, TCL Group, Mengniu, CIC, Tencent etc. He also serves on the board of directors of The People’s Insurance Company (Group) of China Limited (PICC), China Cinda Asset Management Co., Ltd, SANY Heavy Industry, and Societe Generale (China) Ltd. etc.
- 1996 Ph.D. in Accounting, University of Minnesota
- 1986 MA in Management, Wuhan University
- 1983 Bachelor in Mathematics, Wuhan University
- Coordination and Communication in a Decentralised Management System
- Incentive Issues in Management Accounting
- Cost Management
- The Role of Financial Disclosure to Capital Markets and the Role of Credit-ratings
- Financial Accounting
- Managerial Accounting