Assistant Professor

Alex Tian is an accomplished executive who reflects CEIBA’s focus on engaged management. Strong in a successful 30-years career, he is now CEO of Stabilus in China since 2006. 


Professor Tian has strong operational experience and has successfully reached the financial targets of Stabilus in China. He set up two plants, and gathered first hand experience and expertise in strategic planning, budgeting, production planning, stock control and logistic, quality assurance, staff recruitment and development, sales and marketing, material sourcing and localization for China operation. His teaching interest are focused on providing practical insights in strategy and leadership to help rising executives in China and abroad. His research interest are strategy making in hyper competition and organization change. 


  • Doctor of Business and Administration (DBA), IPAG Business School, France2017
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), Terry College of Business, University of Georgia, USA2002
  • Master of Engineering (ME) in Artificial Neural Networks Electrical & Electronic, School of Engineering, University of Auckland, New Zealand1998


  • Alex TIAN, Hypercompetitive Trajectories and Organizational Transformation: The case of a German company in China. DBA thesis, IPAG Business School, 2018
  • Monod, E, Eisner A, Hillon, Y, Tian, A., Wang, L. and Li, Y.New consulting theories for hyper competition in China? Network Model, Hypercompetitive Trajectories and Institutional logics: a German company based in China, AOM Conference, Academy of Management Proceedings, Chicago, USA, 2018.


Operation management and sales, plant start-up and strategic planning in automotive industry90%
Bilingual English and Chinese with extensive working experiences with foreign companies. 80%
Lecture and research Skill100%