Peter H. Antoniou, MIBA, DBA, received his Master’s in International Business Administration in England and his Doctorate in Strategic Management in the US.
As a partner at Pomegranate International, founded in 1986, he has been involved in International Venturing, Educational programs and Consulting activities (www.pomegranateinternational.com). He teaches select courses in Strategic Management and International Business.
In International Venturing, Pomegranate International matches United States and Chinese companies, negotiates joint venture agreements, establishes international distributorship contracts and arranges contract manufacturing. In the area of Education, Pomegranate International develops and implements training programs for executives in the United States and China. In Consulting, Pomegranate International develops and executes Strategic Transformations globally.
Dr. Antoniou travels frequently to Europe and China to deliver seminars and consult in the areas of International Marketing and Strategic Management. He has worked with a wide range of companies including IBM-Brazil, IBM-Mexico, Johnson Wax, Infotec, the US Navy and the Pearl River Investment Company.
Dr. Antoniou was the founder and co-chair of the International Trade Committee of the Mid-Valley Chamber of Commerce in Los Angeles. The Chamber serves an area with more than 10,000 manufacturers. He is a member of the National Committee on US-China Relations, Senior Advisor of the US-China Chamber of Commerce and member of the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Guangzhou Sister City Association. He was awarded the titles of: Honorary Advisor of the Gansu Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation Department; Special Advisor to the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade; Special Consultant to the Tianjin Municipal Science and Technology Exchange Center; Visiting Professor at the Guangdong University of Law and Business; Senior Advisor at the Wuxi New Development District; Senior Advisor to the Korea Productivity Center, Seoul, Korea; Economic Advisor to Taicang Municipal Government, Jiangsu Province; and Special Advisor to Qingdao Economic Development Zone.
Dr. Antoniou has authored and co-authored 20 books published in the United States, China, Bulgaria, Greece and Korea. He has written numerous articles featured at national and international conferences and publications. He was contributing editor at the China Business Review