Krannert Executive Forum Announces Speakers

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The first Krannert Executive Forum was held in 1973. The first Krannert Executive Forum was held in 1973.

Purdue University's Krannert School of Management has announced the lineup for its annual executive forum. The slate includes executives from Columbus-based Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) and Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F).

Speakers visiting Purdue include:

  • Jan. 22: Rich Freeland, COO, Cummins (Columbus, Indiana).
  • Jan. 29: John Dennis, mayor, West Lafayette (West Lafayette, Indiana).
  • Feb. 5: Mark Kent, CEO, Women's Health Care, P.C. (Evansville, Indiana).
  • Feb. 12: Lynda Houk, executive director, Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer (Roanoke, Indiana).
  • Feb. 19: Gary Hobbs, CEO, BWI (Indianapolis).
  • Feb. 26: Jonathan Gandolf, head of marketing, Braxton Brewing Company (Covington, Kentucky).
  • March 4: Chris Cason, president, Blue Horseshoe Consulting (Carmel, Indiana).
  • March 11: Morry Davis, VP, RedTail Capital Markets LLC (New York).
  • March 25: Jane King, co-founder and CEO, LilaMax Media (New York).
  • April 1: Bailey Moore, VP, Wintrust Ventures (Chicago).
  • April 8: Dan Henkle, President, Gap Foundation (San Francisco).
  • April 15: Chantel Lenard, marketing director, Ford Motor Co. (Dearborn, Michigan).
  • April 22: Kimberly Underhill, global president, Kimberly Clark Professional (Roswell, Georgia).

The forum is open to the public and is free to attend. The talks will occur on Fridays from 11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.

The first Krannert Executive Forum was held in 1973. Students of all majors are encouraged to attend the talks.

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