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Last updated on Thursday 14 June 2018
Business consultant, philanthropist and Massey University alumnus Matthew Abel has provided funds for two endowed chairs over the next 25 years – the MSA Charitable Trust Chairs in Marketing and Finance over the next 25 years.
The first Chair in Marketing is Professor Harald van Heerde, currently ranked 8th in the world for marketing research by the American Marketing Association (and the only Australasian academic in the top 50).
The first Chair in Finance is Professor Ben Marshall, currently ranked in the top 1 per cent of research authors on the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) (dedicated to the rapid dissemination of research globally).
Photo L:R: Prof. Harald Van Heerde, Matthew Abel, Prof. Ben Marshall, Prof. Ted Zorn
British expert holds first Chair in Retail Management
In 2014, The Warehouse Group (TW Group), New Zealand’s largest listed retailer, funded the Massey University Sir Stephen Tindall Chair in Retail Management.
Associate Professor Jonathan Elms came to Massey from the University of Stirling’s Institute for Retail Studies to take up the position, and lead Massey's unique Bachelor of Retail and Management.