President, Société Africaine de Management (SAM) & Université de Reims, France

Professor Ababacar MBENGUE graduated from HEC Paris and got a PhD in Management from Paris Dauphine University. He served for ten years as a business trainer , lecturer and researcher in management before serving since 1997 as Full Professor at the University of Reims (France). Ababacar is CEO of Knowdys Consulting Group ( , , Founding President of SAM ( whose mission is to promote research and improve practice in management throughout Africa , he has been a member of the jury of the French Aggregation competition in management sciences in 2012 , President of the jury of the African Aggregation competition in management sciences since 2011, President of the Jury of HEC Paris (MBA, Grande École...) since 2011. Author of more than sixty international communications , Ababacar has published in Journal of Business Research , Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services , Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences , International Management , M@n@gement , European Management Journal , Journal of Strategic Marketing , Finance Control Strategy , Revue française de gestion , Management & Avenir , Humanism & Entreprise , Negociations , and in collective books at Sage , World Scientific Publishing , Wiley , Économica , and Vuibert.