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business educator

Bohdan Hawrylyshyn, business educator. Recipient Gold medal President of Italian Republic, Medal of merit, President of Ukraine, medal Yaroslav the Wise, President of Ukraine, various scholarships and awards. Fellow World Academy Art and Science, International Academy Management, Academy of Sciences Ukraine, Club of Rome.


Hawrylyshyn, Bohdan was born on October 19, 1926 in Koropec, Ukraine. Son of Dmytro and Teodosia (Sadowska) Hawrylyshyn.


The Master of Applied Science in mechanical Engineering, University Toronto, 1954. Diploma in Industrial Management, International Management Institute, Geneva, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, University Geneva, 1975.

Degree (honorary), York University. Degree (honorary), Alberta University. Degree (honorary), Ternopil Academy Carpathian University.

Degree (honorary), Chernivtli University.


Officer, United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, Germany, 1946-1947; positions in research, engineering and management, Canada, 1954-1960; member of faculty, International Management Institute, Geneva, 1960-1968; director, International Management Institute, Geneva, 1968-1986; scholar in residence, International Management Institute, Geneva, 1986-1989; Chairman of the Board, IMI Kiev, since 1989; Chairman of the Board, Renaissance Foundation, 1990-1998. Chairman county advisors Ukraine, 1991-1998. Advisor to the President, Ukraine,1992-1994.

Director International Acd. Environment, Geneva, 1995-1996. Lecturer inmore than 60 countries.

Consultant to goverments, international organizations and boards of transnational corporations.


  • Antonovych prize (1991).


[National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine]\r\nThe Full member of the Club of Rome and long-time director of Switzerland’s International Management Institute. He is also an active member of the Lisovi Chorty fraternity within the Plast Ukrainian Scouting Organization.


Married Leonida Hayowsky, June 10, 1950. Children: Leslie, Patricia, Christine.

Dmytro Hawrylyshyn

Teodosia (Sadowska) Hawrylyshyn

Leonida Hayowsky

Patricia Hawrylyshyn

Christine Hawrylyshyn

Leslie Hawrylyshyn