Hugo Uyterhoeven, the Timken Professor of Business Administration Emeritus, received doctor of law degrees from the University of Zurich in Switzerland and from the University of Ghent in Belgium and the M.B.A. and D.B.A. degrees from Harvard University. He has been a member of the Harvard Business School Faculty since 1960 and in the MBA program has taught courses in Business Policy; Business Government and the International Economy; Industry and Competitive Analysis; Management of International Business; Competition & Strategy; and The General Manager's Perspective. He has taught extensively in the School's executive education programs. He has served as Chairman of the Advanced Management Program, as Chairman of the General Management Area, and as Senior Associate Dean from 1980 to 1989.
Professor Uyterhoeven is a director of Bombardier, Ecolab, and The Stanley Works. Through previous directorships with eleven organizations, including Brown Boveri, Ciba-Geigy, DegussaHuls and Harcourt General, he has been involved with pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, specialty chemicals, power generation and distribution, mutual fund management, commercial banking, property and casualty insurance, aerospace and automotive supplies, machine tools, medical equipment, gold mining, movie theaters, soft-drink bottling, retailing and publishing. He also is a consultant and lecturer in the fields of business, government and the international economy, international business, long-range planning, and corporate organization. He is co-author of the eighth edition of Business Policy: Managing Strategic Processes (Irwin, 1995).