Gonzalo Freixes

December 15, 2011

LOS ANGELES -- Gonzalo Freixes, associate dean of the Executive and Fully Employed MBA Programs at UCLA Anderson School of Management, was elected chair of the Executive MBA Council Board of Trustees. Freixes began his board term in October 2009 and has held several key positions. He served as treasurer and board vice chair, and most recently, chaired the planning committee for the Executive MBA Council 2011 conference.

Freixes teaches MBA courses in business law, international regulation of business and federal taxation. He also serves as director of the Strategic Management Research and international programs for the UCLA Anderson Executive MBA Program, and has taught courses in international regulation of business in Belgium, Chile, Argentina, Spain, Switzerland and France. Freixes has a doctorate in jurisprudence from Loyola Law School and a master in business taxation from the University of Southern California. He has practiced law in California for more than 32 years.

About the Executive MBA Council
The Executive MBA Council provides a forum for programs to share best practices and gathers industry data. Currently the council includes more than 200 educational institutions that administer 300 plus Executive MBA Programs worldwide. For additional information, visit www.embac.org. To learn more about the EMBA experience, visit www.executivemba.org.

About UCLA Anderson School of Management
UCLA Anderson School of Management, established in 1935, is regarded among the very best business schools in the world.  UCLA Anderson faculty are ranked #1 in "intellectual capital" by BusinessWeek and are renowned for their teaching excellence and research in advancing management thinking.  Each year, UCLA Anderson provides management education to more than 1,600 students enrolled in MBA, Executive MBA, Fully-Employed MBA and doctoral programs, and to more than 2,000 professional managers through executive education programs.  Combining highly selective admissions, varied and innovative learning programs, and a world-wide network of 35,000 alumni, UCLA Anderson develops and prepares global leaders.

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