Dr Simon Hayward, founder and CEO of Cirrus and author, has accepted a prestigious honorary professorship from Alliance Manchester Business School.
An internationally renowned thought leader and Alliance Manchester Business School DBA and MBA alumnus, Honorary Professor Hayward, is a published author of two bestselling books, Connected Leadership and The Agile Leader, and founder and CEO of multi-award winning leadership consultancy, Cirrus. A book launch for The Agile Leader will be held on 3 October at Alliance Manchester Business School’s new Executive Education Centre.
Hayward’s 30 years’ experience has seen him create strategy and leadership development programmes for some of the world’s leading organisations, earning the business an international client base spanning Europe, Asia Pacific and North America.
He has long been an active supporter of Alliance Manchester Business School. He was chairman of the global alumni association for six years and class president on the DBA programme from 2010 to 2015.
Simon Hayward, Honorary Professor at Alliance Manchester Business School, said: “Alliance Manchester Business School is an internationally renowned institution. As an alumnus, I’m proud to have been associated with the School for more than thirty years and look forward to working closely with both students and staff in the future. I will continue to research what makes great leadership in our changing digital world, to enhance the reputation of the School on the international stage.”