N. Mohan Reddy, interim dean and Nancy and Joseph Keithley Professor of Technology Management at Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management, has been appointed dean of the school by Interim President Gregory L. Eastwood, M.D. Reddy's appointment comes with strong support from Weatherhead's faculty and staff who have recently worked with him to reinvigorate the school's programs and strengthen relationships with its students, alumni, corporate leaders and the wider Cleveland community. Reddy succeeds Myron Roomkin who stepped down as dean on August 1, 2006.
"We are pleased to be able to continue to draw from Mohan Reddy's insight and leadership in continuing to advance the Weatherhead School of Management," said John L. Anderson, provost and university vice president. "His appointment as dean signals a commitment to building on the strengths of the Weatherhead School. We are confident in his ability to collaborate with faculty, staff, students and alumni. He has the knowledge, experience and vision to lead the educational programs that produce the world's future business leaders."
Reddy joined the university in 1985. He received his Ph.D. and M.B.A. degrees in 1985 and 1977, respectively, from Case and his bachelor of science in electrical engineering degree from Mysore University in Mysore, India. He has done research in the areas of industrial marketing and technology development and diffusion. He has worked primarily in electronics, materials and semi-conductor industries with the International Standards Organization, Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development, European Standards Organization and a wide range of industrial firms in the United States, Europe and Southeast Asia.
Reddy has been the recipient of the teaching excellence award at Weatherhead five times (in 1985-'86, 1988-'89, 1995-'96, 1997-'98 and 2003-'04). He also received the David Bowers' Alumni Service Award in 2001 and the Theodore M. Alfred Distinguished Service Award in 2003.
He also serves as a director of Brush Engineered Materials, Keithley Instruments, Smith Industries and Weatherhead Industries.
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