Professor John L. Stanton, Chair, Department of Food Marketing (the first endowed chair in food marketing in the USA), Saint Joseph’s University’s, Philadelphia has been a special invitee of the Romanian American University. Professor Stanton, a well-known food marketing practitioner, is founding editor of the „Journal of Food Products Marketing”, USA, and an editorial advisor of the British Food Journal. He held positions in different companies’ boards, and was expert and expert witness to many food and beverage companies, being regularly quoted in the news media including CNN, the Today Show and NBC Nightly News, and also in Forbes, Fortune, Advertising Age, Brand Week, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and many others. He also hosted an episode of the History Channel’s Modern Marvels entitled, “The History of the Supermarket.”
On May 11, 2011, Professor Ovidiu Folcuț, Rector of the Romanian American University has awarded Professor John L. Stanton the Diploma of „Special Academic Merit”, in the presence of Vice-Rector Doinita Ciocîrlan, of the Dean of School of Management-Marketing Alexandru Ionescu, and of the members of Management-Marketing Department.
At the end of the „Strategic Marketing” course delivered by Professor Stanton to the RAU students between May 9, 2011 and May 13, 2011, Professor Ovidiu Folcuț and Professor John L. Stanton made photos with the participants.