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Moore School names corporate solutions director

Contact: Peggy Binette 803-777-5400 peggy@mailbox.sc.edu

The Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina has named Margaret Dawson as executive director of corporate solutions.

Margaret Dawson
Margaret Dawson

The newly created Corporate Solutions Division integrates the Daniel-Mickel Center for Executive Education, Office of Career Management and Division of Research and includes the corporate outreach activities of the school’s various centers.

Dawson will develop and oversee partnerships with clients in executive and consultative education, sponsored research, student internships and placement, economic development promotion, entrepreneurship and commercialization support.

She also will work with the senior associate dean for academics and research, the chief financial officer/director of academic services and the advisor to the dean for advancement and strategy as the fourth member of the executive leadership team reporting directly to Dean Hildy Teegen in developing and executing institution-wide strategy.

Dawson brings more than 30 years of international business management success to her new role. Previously, she was managing director and regional product head at Citi Transaction Services in Hong Kong. Prior to that, she was vice president with Citigroup in Tokyo, J.P. Morgan in Tokyo, London and New York and Chemical Bank in New York.

Dawson graduated with honors from the University of Loughborough in the United Kingdom, with bachelor’s degrees in sociology and psychology.

Dawson joins the Moore School on July 1.

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About the Darla Moore School of Business

The Darla Moore School of Business is among the highest-ranked business schools in the world for international business education and research. Founded in 1919, the school has a history of innovative educational leadership, blending academic preparation with real-world experience through internships, consulting projects, study-abroad programs, and entrepreneurial opportunities. The Moore School offers undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degrees, as well as distinctive executive education programs. In 1998, the school was named for South Carolina native and New York financier Darla Moore, making the University of South Carolina the first major university to name its business school after a woman.

By Office of Media Relations

Posted: 05/30/11 @ 9:00 AM | Updated: 10/13/11 @ 1:45 PM | Permalink

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