Deryck J. van Rensburg
Pepperdine Graziadio Business School
DBA, University of Manchester
MBA, University of Bath
B Com (Hons), University of South Africa
B Com, Rhodes University
Deryck van Rensburg is the ninth dean of the Graziadio School, having joined Pepperdine University in 2016. He brings 32 years of international business experience to Graziadio as a former executive with The Coca-Cola Company and Unilever PLC, where he held roles in the USA, Germany, the UK, Austria, Greece, Romania, Belgium, and South Africa. Most recently, as president of global ventures at The Coca-Cola Company, van Rensburg was responsible for identifying and developing emerging beverage trends in both domestic and international markets, incubating internal innovation, and sourcing external growth through acquisition, entrepreneurial partnering, and equity investments.
Dean van Rensburg holds a DBA from the University of Manchester in England and an MBA with distinction from the University of Bath in England.
Van Rensburg, D.J. (2013). ls strategic entrepreneurship a pleonasm? Journal of Management and Strategy, 4(1): 15-27.
Van Rensburg, D.J. (2014). Brand intrapreneurs and brand managers: in search of disruption. Journal of Business Strategy, 35(4): 29-36.
Van Rensburg, D.J. (2015). In-sourcing disruptive brands as a corporate entrepreneurship strategy, International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11365-014-0309-4.
Van Rensburg, D.J. (2015). The promise of corporate entrepreneurship: A review of data analytic strategies. Business and Management Research, 4(1): 59-73.