Top business leaders visit campus for Krannert Executive Forum

August 25, 2015  

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Leading business executives and entrepreneurs will visit Purdue University for the Krannert School of Management Executive Forum.

The forum meets 11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. Fridays beginning Sept. 4 in Krannert Auditorium. The talks are open to the public, as space permits, and free of charge.

Speakers include:

Sept. 4: Ron Ellis, president and CEO, Endocyte (West Lafayette, Indiana).

Sept. 11: Stacey Burr, VP/general manager, Adidas Digital Sport (Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania).

Sept. 18: Anika Jackson, vice president, Jackson Asset Management (Detroit).

Sept. 25: Craig Gunckel, executive vice president, WestRock Co. (Norcross, Georgia).

Oct. 2: Gordana Radmilovic, managing consultant, West Monroe Partners (Chicago).

Oct. 9: Julie Wainwright, founder and CEO, The (San Francisco).

Oct. 16: Ana Romero, global GIS project manager, Whirlpool Corp. (Benton Harbor, Michigan).

Oct. 23: Shane Wright, chief finance officer, GE Aviation (Cincinnati).

Oct. 30: Melvin Lenzy, senior global brand director, Nike (Portland, Oregon).

Nov. 6: Mark Kent, CEO, Women's Health Care, P.C. (Evansville, Indiana).

Nov. 13: Rachel O'Connell, assistant director of human resources, Chicago Cubs (Chicago).

Nov. 20: Thomas Codd, vice chairman, U.S. Human Capital Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (New York).

Dec. 4: Michael Furnish, president and CEO, Special Olympics Indiana (Indianapolis). 

Writer: John Hughey, 765-494-2432, 

Source: Lou Underwood, 765-494-0901, 

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