Management Professor Bert Cannella and Information and Operations Management Professor Bala Shetty have received new appointments.

Cannella, director of the Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship, has been appointed to the B. Marie Oth Professorship in Business. With his research focusing on post-acquisition executive turnover, executive labor markets, executive compensation and boards of directors, Cannella was a Mays Faculty Fellow in 2001 and received the Mays Outstanding Research Award in 1996. Serving at A&M since 1989, he was also awarded the Outstanding Teaching Award from the Association of Former Students in 1994.

Shetty, head of the INFO department, has been named to the Jenna and Calvin R. Guest Professorship in Business Administration. Shetty joined A&M in 1985 and was the recipient of the Association of Former Students’ Distinguished Achievement Award in 2002. With his research focusing on optimization and finance, Shetty was awarded the Mays Outstanding Research Award in 1995.