Über den Autor
John M.T. Balmer is Professor of Corporate Marketing at Brunel Business School, London, UK, and quondam Professor of Corporate Brand/Identity Management at Bradford School of Management, UK. Credited with formally introducing the corporate brand notion in 1995, since the early 1990s he has been a leading proponent of the strategic importance of corporate identity and corporate brands. He has published numerous cornerstone articles in leading journals relating to corporate brands and corporate marketing. He is the Chairman of the Board of Senior Consultant editors of the Journal of Brand Management; founder of the International Corporate Identity Group (ICIG) and founder and Chairman of the International Symposium on Corporate Heritage.
Weifeng Chen is a lecturer at Brunel University Business School, London, UK, where he specialises in international businesses and branding, with a particular interest in the management of Chinese brands. Dr Chen has published in a number of international journals including Journal of Organizational Change Management, Journal of Information System Management and International Journal of Knowledge Management Studies. He is a member of the China–Britain Business Council (CBBC) and currently serves as a consultant for a number of Chinese enterprises.