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02 - Notable Past Speakers - 2000s

Jul 31, 2018, 21:11 PM

RahmEmanuel
Rahm Emanuel (2011, 2017)

Mayor
City of Chicago

DeborahDeHaas
Deborah L. DeHaas (2013)

Vice Chairman
Deloitte

ChrisMatthews
Chris Matthews (2013)

Host of MSNBC's "Hardball"

MichelleObama
Michelle Obama (2013)
First Lady
United States of America

Daniel Servitje
Daniel Servitje (2013)
CEO
Grupo Bimbo

SoniaSotomayor
Sonia Sotomayor (2013)
Associate Justice
Supreme Court of the United States

Greg Brown
Greg Brown (2012)
Chairman and CEO
Motorola Solutions

SheilaBair
Sheila Bair (2012)
Senior Advisor
The Pew Charitable Trusts
Former Chairman
FDIC

PatQuinn
Pat Quinn (2012)
Governor
State of Illinois

CondoleezzaRice
Condoleezza Rice (2012)
Former Secretary of State
U.S. Government

Christie Hefner
Christie Hefner (2011)
Executive Chairman
Canyon Ranch Enterprises

Brad Keywell
Brad Keywell (2011)
Cofounder and Director
Groupon Inc. and Lightbank

Christine Lagarde
Christine Lagarde (2011)
Minister for Economy
Finance and Industry
Republic of France

Toni Preckwinkle
Toni Preckwinkle (2011)
President
Cook County Board

MikeMullen
Mike Mullen (2010)
Chairman
Joint Chiefs of Staff

JamieDimon
Jamie Dimon (2010)
Chairman and CEO
JPMorgan Chase

Craig Donohue
Craig Donohue (2010)
CEO
CME Group

Tom Ricketts
Tom Ricketts (2010)
Chairman
Chicago Cubs

PatrickRyan
Patrick G. Ryan (2006, 2009)
Chairman and CEO
Ryan Specialty Group LLC
Founder and Former Chairman
Aon Corp.

RichardDaley
Richard M. Daley (2002, 2007)
Mayor
City of Chicago

JudyBaarTopinka
Judy Baar Topinka (2006)
Illinois State Treasurer
State of Illinois

MelissaBean
Melissa Bean (2006)
Congresswoman U.S. Congress
Illinois 8th District

MarkHurd
Mark Hurd (2006)
CEO
Hewlett Packard Corp.

Timothy Koogle
Timothy A. Koogle (2001, 2002)
Chairman and CEO
Yahoo! Inc.

William Daley
William M. Daley (2000)
Secretary
U.S. Department of Commerce

May
25
2021
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Moving from Discrimination to Diversity to Equity Part 2

In the spring of 2020, the nation and world wrestled with events that exposed systemic racism and police brutality. At that time, The Executives’ Club of Chicago brought you the first installment of “Moving from Discrimination to Diversity to Equity.” Our panelists spent time unpacking how systemic racism has long been present in corporate America. Following the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, our panelists spoke to what those championing work in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion were noticing, and presented action items that leaders could implement to move toward equity in the workplace, noting this move would be met with difficult conversations along the way.

Almost a year later, we bring back our panelists to address our progress as a community: what has stayed the same? What are the new challenges of widespread social unrest and how are we reckoning with white fragility, how can we restore faith in society after countless hate crimes across communities and what crucial actions must leaders take in this moment, a year later to ensure we don’t lose momentum in the fight for equity?

On May 25th Sabina Gebczyk, Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Lead, Ingredion Incorporated; Wil Lewis, Chief Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging Officer, Experian; Val Lopez, Partner, Hanold Associates; Xavier Ramey, Chief Executive Officer, Justice Informed and our Moderator Julie M. Félix, MSc, PHR, Senior Manager, Diversity Recruiting & Programs, Western Digital sit down to discuss where we are now, and where this work is heading in the years to come.

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Jun
09
2021
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International Executive of the Year 2021 - Juan R. Luciano

Juan R. Luciano is Chairman of the Board of Directors, President and Chief Executive Officer of ADM and the recipient of the International Executive of The Year award 2021. Join us on June 9th as Luciano highlights the company’s transformation into a global powerhouse in human and animal nutrition, specializing in a broad array of food, beverage, health and wellness solutions, from alternative proteins to probiotics and natural flavors. Luciano will dive deep into how the company’s commitments to innovation and sustainability have helped drive business performance amid a global pandemic.

During the initial phases of COVID-19, Luciano displayed exemplary leadership by prioritizing employee health and safety to successfully guide ADM through a period of significant disruption for the food and beverage industry. As a result of its preparations, ADM’s 800 global facilities have remained in operation and some even recorded record levels of production during the past several months.

Throughout, Luciano has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to solving global food challenges, whether it be addressing food security issues amid a global pandemic or reducing greenhouse gas emissions as climate change intensifies. His impact within and beyond ADM is helping to move the food industry toward a more accessible, sustainable and ethical future for customers and consumers alike.

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Jun
17
2021
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2021 Annual Economic Outlook - MIDYEAR UPDATE

The 2021 Annual Economic Outlook gathered an esteemed panel to share their forecasts for 2021 with the economy, taxes, the markets, interest rates, and regulatory changes that would likely to impact your investments and business decisions.

Join us for a mid-year update on June 17 to see if our financial expert’s predictions are on their projected course at the halfway point. Nationally Syndicated Columnist Terry Savage will moderate this conversation which brings back Dr. Bob Froehlich, Owner, Kane County Cougars Baseball Club and Former Vice Chair, Deutsche Bank, James McDonald, Chief Executive Officer of Hercules Investments and Diane Swonk, Chief Economist, Grant Thornton LLP.

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May
25
2021
Screen Shot 2021-04-21 at 9.41.04 AM

Moving from Discrimination to Diversity to Equity Part 2

In the spring of 2020, the nation and world wrestled with events that exposed systemic racism and police brutality. At that time, The Executives’ Club of Chicago brought you the first installment of “Moving from Discrimination to Diversity to Equity.” Our panelists spent time unpacking how systemic racism has long been present in corporate America. Following the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, our panelists spoke to what those championing work in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion were noticing, and presented action items that leaders could implement to move toward equity in the workplace, noting this move would be met with difficult conversations along the way.

Almost a year later, we bring back our panelists to address our progress as a community: what has stayed the same? What are the new challenges of widespread social unrest and how are we reckoning with white fragility, how can we restore faith in society after countless hate crimes across communities and what crucial actions must leaders take in this moment, a year later to ensure we don’t lose momentum in the fight for equity?

On May 25th Sabina Gebczyk, Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Lead, Ingredion Incorporated; Wil Lewis, Chief Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging Officer, Experian; Val Lopez, Partner, Hanold Associates; Xavier Ramey, Chief Executive Officer, Justice Informed and our Moderator Julie M. Félix, MSc, PHR, Senior Manager, Diversity Recruiting & Programs, Western Digital sit down to discuss where we are now, and where this work is heading in the years to come.

More
Jun
09
2021
Screen Shot 2021-03-30 at 12.21.01 PM

International Executive of the Year 2021 - Juan R. Luciano

Juan R. Luciano is Chairman of the Board of Directors, President and Chief Executive Officer of ADM and the recipient of the International Executive of The Year award 2021. Join us on June 9th as Luciano highlights the company’s transformation into a global powerhouse in human and animal nutrition, specializing in a broad array of food, beverage, health and wellness solutions, from alternative proteins to probiotics and natural flavors. Luciano will dive deep into how the company’s commitments to innovation and sustainability have helped drive business performance amid a global pandemic.

During the initial phases of COVID-19, Luciano displayed exemplary leadership by prioritizing employee health and safety to successfully guide ADM through a period of significant disruption for the food and beverage industry. As a result of its preparations, ADM’s 800 global facilities have remained in operation and some even recorded record levels of production during the past several months.

Throughout, Luciano has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to solving global food challenges, whether it be addressing food security issues amid a global pandemic or reducing greenhouse gas emissions as climate change intensifies. His impact within and beyond ADM is helping to move the food industry toward a more accessible, sustainable and ethical future for customers and consumers alike.

More
Jun
17
2021
aeo mid year square (1)

2021 Annual Economic Outlook - MIDYEAR UPDATE

The 2021 Annual Economic Outlook gathered an esteemed panel to share their forecasts for 2021 with the economy, taxes, the markets, interest rates, and regulatory changes that would likely to impact your investments and business decisions.

Join us for a mid-year update on June 17 to see if our financial expert’s predictions are on their projected course at the halfway point. Nationally Syndicated Columnist Terry Savage will moderate this conversation which brings back Dr. Bob Froehlich, Owner, Kane County Cougars Baseball Club and Former Vice Chair, Deutsche Bank, James McDonald, Chief Executive Officer of Hercules Investments and Diane Swonk, Chief Economist, Grant Thornton LLP.

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