Ruud Kronenburg

Ruud Kronenburg - Africa Business School
Marketing, Communication, Sales, Salesforce competences
ICD interntional Business School, Grenoble Ecole de Management


Dr. Kronenburg is affiliate professor at ABS. He is also Professor of Marketing & Organizational Development at ICD International Business School in Paris, and visiting Professor at Grenoble Ecole de Management, France, (Executive Leadership Development). He is also a visiting Professor at Birzeit University in Palestine where he teaches the Leadership & People course in the Executive MBA program.
Dr. Kronenburg offers the unique combination of academic perspective and extensive experience as a Fortune-100 senior leader. In his private consulting practice, Dr. Kronenburg conducts organizational development strategy workshops with executive teams of leading companies. Prior to embarking on his academic career, Dr. Kronenburg held the position of Dean of the award- winning CATERPILLAR UNIVERSITY (2001-2015).
As Dean of Caterpillar University, Dr. Kronenburg provided leadership to capability development of Caterpillar’s global Dealer network with over 200 Dealers.
Prior to his tenure as Dean, Dr. Kronenburg held senior positions with Caterpillar Inc. in various countries around the world, including Switzerland, USA, Germany, Turkey, Greece, Belgium and the Netherlands. He was instrumental in multiple strategy development & implementation projects.