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.
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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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