Executive Management

HHL offers a unique blend of tradition and state-of-the art in business education. As the oldest business school in the German speaking countries, it was an innovation driver already in the 19th century. Today, HHL is positioned internationally as one of the leading business schools in Europe. We stand for entrepreneurship, general management and our mantra as the “personal business school”.

Prof. Dr. Stephan Stubner
HHL Dean
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Dean of HHL

Prof. Dr. Stephan Stubner

Prof. Dr. Stephan Stubner is Dean of HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management and also its CEO. He also serves as chairholder of the Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG Chair of Strategic Management and Digital Entrepreneurship. His duties and responsibilities are laid down in the Higher Education Autonomy Act (Gesetz über die Freiheit der Hochschulen im Freistaat Sachsen) and the statutes of HHL. As Dean, Prof. Dr. Stubner is responsible for providing overall leadership to the Business School. It is his task to shape the vision, mission and strategy of the university. He oversees and directs the operations of the Business School, including its academic profile, student affairs, international relations, library, event management, government and stakeholder communication. Prof. Dr. Stubner is an ex officio member of the professorial appointments committee and chair of the HHL senate. He reports semiannually to HHL’s Supervisory Board, as well as to the Senate on all academic issues of the university.

Successfully shaping transformation through entrepreneurship.

Dr. Marcus Kölling
HHL Chancellor

Chancellor of HHL

Dr. Marcus Kölling

Dr. Marcus Kölling has served as the Chancellor of HHL since July 1st, 2018. Together with Prof. Dr. Stephan Stubner, he leads the Executive Management at HHL. His responsibilities as the Chancellor and CFO include all business affairs of the university, the supervision of HHL’s alumni activities, and the management of government relations and engagement with the broader community. Additionally, he holds the responsibility for developing HHL’s annual budget and long-term financial plans, corporate partnerships, brand marketing & program consulting, administrative development, human resources, career development/employer relations, campus planning, real estate, and safety and security audits on campus. Dr. Kölling is an ex officio member of HHL’s Senate and together with the Dean reports semiannually to HHL’s Supervisory Board, as well as to the Senate on all financial and commercial issues of the university on a regular basis.


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Ute Goldacker-Roulet
Assistant to the Dean
Tina Weidema-Guglielmi
Assistant to the Dean
Anja Jagmann
Assistant to the Chancellor