Prof. Dr. MBA

Omid Aschari

Managing Director SIM-HSG, Professor of Strategic Management, Senior Lecturer

Fields of Research

  • Leadership Ethics & Effectiveness
  • Strategy Crafting & Corporate Transformation


Professor Omid Aschari is Managing Director of the globally respected flagship Master in Strategy and International Management (SIM-HSG) at the University of St.Gallen since its inception in 2003. Today it is widely respected for educational excellence, superior quality and innovation. SIM-HSG is consistently ranked by the Financial Times Global Master‘s of Management Ranking number 1 since 2011.

After studies in Business Administration at the Johannes Kepler Universität Linz, Austria, he graduated with an M.B.A. (with distinction) from the Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management, CA, U.S.A.. He received a Ph.D. in Management from the Johannes Kepler Universität Linz, Austria (Supervisor:Prof.Dr.Dr.h.c.mult. Gerhard Reber). Parallel to his academic studies and professional practice, he completed several professional certifications in the field of training, Coaching and leadership development.