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Paul Matthyssens, PhD

Paul Matthyssens, PhD

Function Professor

Function title

  • Academic Director of Master in Global Management


  • Value Creation
  • Business Markets
  • Global Business
  • Strategic Management
  • Buyer-Supplier Relations


  • 3Continent Master in Strategic Management
  • Master in Global Management
  • Executive MBA

Prof. dr. Paul Matthyssens is Academic Director of the Master in Global Management at Antwerp Management School (AMS). From 2013 until 2018 Prof. Matthyssens was dean of AMS. Paul is PHD in Strategic Management at the University of Antwerp and at AMS. He received the best Full-Time Master Teacher Award in 2014. He is also visiting professor at DTU Business in Lyngby (DK) en Fordham University (US). Dr. Matthyssens published around 100 articles in top academic magazines such as Journal of Management Studies, Strategic Organization, Industrial Marketing Management, Long Range Planning, Technovation, Journal of Business & Industrial Marketing, Psychology & Marketing, International Marketing Review en Journal of Purchasing & Supply Management.

Dr. Matthyssens was member of Vlaamse Industrieraad for the Flemish Minister-President (2010-2014). His research interests are amongst others business and industrial marketing, value innovation, global strategy and purchasing strategy. Matthyssens is in the editorial boards of different international magazines. He advizes companies and trains managers of companies such as ERIKS EU/USA, SD Worx, Roche, Fabricom-Suez, Asco, Barco, SKF, Proximus, Atlas Copco, Finmeccanica and Oiltanking. He gives advice to sector federations in Belgium and the Netherlands about industry convergence and transition, and supports the provincial government of Antwerp in their industrial policy and business-and start-ups centres.