Executives from some of the country's most high-profile companies will be featured during a fall lecture series at the University of Notre Dame. Mendoza College of Business Boardroom Insights headliners include a yogurt company founder, the chairman of a global investment firm and the senior vice president of General Mills Inc. (NYSE: GIS). August 28, 2013
SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Corporate executives ranging from “the Steve Jobs of yogurt” to the leader of the largest of the Big Four accounting firms will speak as part of Boardroom Insights, a fall lecture series offered by the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame.
The annual series brings in corporate leaders and senior executives to discuss current business issues. The talks, which are free and open to the public, take place from 10:40 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. on select Fridays in the Mendoza College's Jordan Auditorium. (See full schedule below or by visiting the Boardroom Insights website.) Each talk includes a Q&A session, where attendees can discuss issues with the speaker.
The 2013 series features such notable leaders as Hamdi Ulukaya, founder of Chobani Yogurt, who built a nearly $1 billion business in just five years; Bob Moritz, chairman and senior partner of the U.S. firm PricewaterhouseCoopers; and Bill McDermott, co-CEO of multinational software corporation SAP.
The complete 2013 Boardroom Insights schedule is as follows:
Aug. 30: Chris Johns, president of Pacific Gas and Electric Co.
Sept. 20: Hamdi Ulukaya, founder and CEO of Chobani Yogurt
Sept. 27: William P. Angrick, co-founder, chairman and CEO of Liquidity Services Inc.
Oct. 11: Robert E. Moritz, chairman and senior partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers
Nov. 1: Bill McDermott, co-CEO of SAP
Dec. 6: Shawn P. O’Grady, senior vice president; president, sales and channel development, General Mills
Source: The University of Notre Dame