Jaume Hugas Sabater
Associate Professor, Department of Operations, Innovation and Data Sciences at ESADE
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  • Doctor en Derecho, Economía y Empresa. Universidad de Gerona y de Vic-UCC
  • Máster en Dirección y Administración de Empresas. ESADE
  • Ingeniero Industrial. ETSIIB - Universidad Politécnica de Barcelona

Areas of interest

  • Operations Strategy
  • upply Chain Management and Logistics (acquisitions, manufacturing, engineering and distribution)
  • Consumer Marketing
  • Infrastructural Logistics (ports, roads, railways and air transport)
  • Impact of New Technologies on the Supply Chain
  • Sectors: Food, Commodities, Retail, Chemistry, Automobile, Electronics, Construction and Fashion


Director of the Research Centre for Corporate Logistics (CILE). He has been Director of MBA programmes at ESADE.

He holds a Diploma in CPCL from Harvard Business School and has taken several postgraduate courses at Stanford, Darden and Olin Business School.

During his extensive professional career, he has been Director of Supply Chain Management at Ralston Purina Europe, in Europe, the Middle East and Africa for the Consumer Division; Director of Manufacturing Operations at Ralston Purina International, with responsibility for 32 European factories, as well as Corporate Director of Manufacturing and Engineering at Ralston Purina Co. for Canada, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. Previously, he was Director of Production and Engineering at Gallina Blanca Purina, in Spain and Portugal, and Director of Projects and Works at Master SA de Ingeniería y Consultoría.

He has published articles for several journals and is author of numerous case studies.

He is Associate Professor of ESADE since 1990.