Pepperdine Graziadio Business School Press Kit
About Pepperdine University Graziadio Business School
For more than 50 years, the Pepperdine Graziadio Business School has challenged individuals to think boldly and drive meaningful change within their industries and communities. Dedicated to developing Best for the World Leaders, the Graziadio School offers a comprehensive range of MBA, MS, executive, and doctoral degree programs grounded in integrity, innovation, and entrepreneurship. The Graziadio School advances experiential learning through small classes with distinguished faculty that stimulate critical thinking and meaningful connection, inspiring students and working professionals to realize their greatest potential as values-centered leaders. Follow Pepperdine Graziadio on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Youtube.
Dean of Pepperdine Graziadio Business School
Deryck J. van Rensburg is the dean at Pepperdine Graziadio Business School and joined the university in 2016. He brings with him 32 years of global business experience and previously was the president of global ventures for The Coca-Cola Company. Inspired by Christian values, Deryck aims to transform students into value-centered leaders, compassionate global citizens, and people of integrity that will lead the future of business. Driven to develop Best for the World Leaders, Deryck has reinvisioned the university's purpose and goals to shepherd business leaders to disrupt industries and leverage technologies and trends that will positively impact communities.