The Executives' Club Of Chicago

Building A New Global Food Giant

Date: September 11, 2017
Registration and Networking:
11:15 a.m. 
12:00 p.m.–1:15 p.m. 
Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 E. Upper Wacker Dr., Chicago, IL 60601 
Global Leaders Series

Bernardo Hees

Bernardo Hees
The Kraft Heinz Company

RH Lenny

Richard Lenny
Chairman IRI; former Chairman and CEO, The Hershey Co.

Hear Bernardo Hees tell the story of how he started his career as an economist in Brazil and now at just 47 years old, is the chief executive of the fifth largest food company in the world with annual sales of $30 billion and a host of iconic global brands.  

In what is sure to be a dynamic conversation between two well-known industry executives, Hees will talk about the bold moves he is making to generate growth, including launching new products with Oprah Winfrey.  

Hees will reflect on his path to success and what he has learned along the way, including lessons from the Oracle of Omaha himself, Warren Buffett. Hees is a partner at Brazilian investment firm, 3G Capital, which along with Buffett’s firm, Berkshire Hathaway, own a majority of Kraft Heinz.

Member: $89
Nonmember: $149

Member: $1,000
Nonmember: $1,600
A table seats 10 individuals

Registration is now closed. Walk-up registrations are accepted on-site, based on availability, and a $20 surcharge will apply.


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