Dr. Mamoun Akroush
Professor of Marketing
PHONE: +962 6 4294444

Professor. Mamoun N. Akroush is currently the President of the American University of Madaba. Dr. Akroush is a distinguished Professor of Marketing and Strategic Management at School of Business at German Jordanian University (GJU). Dr. Akroush earned his PhD in Marketing from the University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom (2003), his Master’s degree, MBA, from the University of Jordan (1997) and earned his BSc. from Amman Al-Ahliyya University in Business Administration with distinction (1994), Jordan.

Dr. Akroush is a specialized researcher and academic in the fields of Marketing and Strategic Management in which he has more than 55 international publications. Dr. Akroush is a faculty member in the Department of Management Sciences at the School of Business at GJU. Previously, he served in several senior positions; Dean of Graduate School of Business at GJU (2019-2021), Dean of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Graduate School of Business (2015-2017), Vice Dean (2009-2011), and a faculty member since 2008 at GJU. He also served as Head of Marketing Department at the Arab Academy for Banking and Financial Sciences (2007-2008). Dr. Akroush is a member of the Editorial Boards of various international refereed journals. Dr. Akroush received a number of distinguished awards, namely; Outstanding Reviewer Award for Excellence from Emerald Group Publishing (2013/2014/2015/2016/2017)/Global Business and Management Publisher, The German Jordanian University Research Award (2012)/Certificate of Excellence for the Year 2011-2012: distinguished performance in Research, and The Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Outstanding Faculty Award for three times (2012/2014/2015).


Dr. Akroush is an active member of many senior academic, research, and quality assurance committees at the German Jordanian University, Scientific Research and Innovation Support Fund, and other universities. He also worked as head and member of many senior academic committees at the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, the Accreditation and Quality Assurance Commission for Higher Education Institutions. Dr. Akroush was a member of the Higher Committee for non-Jordanian Certificates Equivalency for two terms (2014-2017) and (2019-2021) at the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. Dr. Akroush was a member of the Board of Trustees of Hiteen College (2008-2012) and Aqaba University of Technology (2014-2018). He also was a member of the Board of Trustees at the Hashemite University where he served as Head of the Financial Committee and a member of the Academic and Managerial Committees of the Board of Trustees. 

Dr. Akroush is a senior consultant, expert and trainer in various aspects of Marketing and Business including Strategic Management, Communications, Marketing Management and Strategies, Market/ing Research, Customer Service and Care, Corporate Governance, Marketing Plans, and Political Marketing. He has a rich experience in conducting specialized studies in Parliamentary and Municipality Elections. He is also a regional and national trainer in his fields of specialization in many Arab Countries for many years. Dr. Akroush has been a consultant and expert for several international organisations including UN, UNDP Programmes, USAID, Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organisation, NGOs as well as many companies and institutions in the Private Sector in Jordan. Dr. Akroush also participated in many conferences and workshops in the fields of Marketing and Business, Anti-Corruption, Integrity, Transparency and Corporate Governance.

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