CHICAGO, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Angela Ahrendts, CEO of Burberry, will address an audience of Chicago business leaders at a Special Thought Leaders Luncheon on November 29. Burberry will celebrate the launch of its new flagship store on Michigan Avenue that evening.
Angela will share how Burberry's global growth is driven by culture, creativity and innovation and how flagship cities, such as Chicago, are a key focus for accelerated retail expansion and investment.
Under Ahrendts' leadership, Burberry's revenues have nearly tripled and today the company is widely regarded as a leading global brand with a thriving, connected corporate culture. Burberry is ranked in the FTSE 100, with annual revenues of more than $3bn. In 2012, Burberry was named the fastest-growing luxury brand by Interbrand, as well as being recognized in its Top 100 Global Brands for the past four consecutive years.
The Wall Street Journal is a media sponsor for the program.
For more information or for tickets, visit http://centennial.executivesclub.org or call The Executives' Club at 312-263-3500.
Thursday, November 29, Luncheon: 11:30 – 1:45 p.m. The Palmer House Hilton, Grand Ballroom, 17 E. Monroe.
About The Executives' Club of Chicago
One of the nation's oldest and most prestigious organizations, founded in 1911, the Club facilitates strategic relationship development, intellectual exchange and development of future leaders. Through its Global Leaders, Women's Leadership, Chicago CEO Series and other programming, the Club brings together business, civic and academic leaders from all industries to discuss strategies that address challenges and opportunities affecting Chicago and the world.
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