CHICAGO, March 23, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On April 15, Peter Cuneo, the former CEO of Marvel Entertainment will speak at the TMA Chicago/Midwest breakfast forum to discuss turnaround leadership, highlighting some of his past successes including Marvel, Remington and divisions of Black & Decker and Clairol. Titled "Turnaround Superhero," the program takes place at the Standard Club, 320 S. Plymouth Ct. from 7:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Cueno is a recognized leader in business turnarounds. Since 1983, he has completed seven turnarounds of distressed branded businesses, most prominently as president and CEO of Marvel Entertainment Inc. He led Marvel, post-bankruptcy, to a prominent position in the entertainment industry and then served as vice chairman of the board, providing active strategic leadership as Marvel continues to grow into one of the world's leading entertainment brands. This culminated in its $4.5 billion sale to Disney at the end of 2009.
"Forbes Magazine called Cuneo one of the 10 best turnaround CEOs in America and we are so fortunate to have him as our speaker," Mike Egan, President, Chicago/Midwest TMA. "We look forward to being inspired by his insights, best practices and thoughts on leadership accrued and shared during his illustrious career."
Cost to attend is $40 for members; $80 for non-members; $25 for NextGen/Young Professional and $15 for students. Register at www.tmachicagomidwest.org.
About TMA Chicago/Midwest
The Chicago/Midwest Chapter of The Turnaround Management Association is one of the largest chapters of the only international nonprofit association dedicated to corporate renewal and turnaround management. Incorporated in 1991, the award-winning Chicago/Midwest Chapter is celebrating its 24th year of serving its community. Its active membership participates in more than 30 events annually, including educational workshops, networking programs, forums, and conferences. For more information about the organization and membership, visit http://www.tmachicagomidwest.org.
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