by Michael J. Shapiro | June 09, 2010

Hotel industry expert Bjorn Hanson has been named the new divisional dean of New York University's Preston Robert Tisch Center for Hospitality, Tourism and Sports Management, beginning with the fall 2010 semester. Hanson currently is a clinical professor at the school, teaching and directing research projects. Hanson joined the faculty at NYU in 2008. Previously, he worked for nearly 20 years as the global industry leader, hospitality and leisure, for PricewaterhouseCoopers.