CHICAGO, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are twice as many bicycles in the world than automobiles. With biking becoming a popular form of transportation, this timely discussion will address the positive impact bikes have on wellness. Whether commuting, delivering packages or for recreation, the bicycle has profound economic, environmental and health implications.
On February 26, John Burke will share how Trek is transforming the health and quality of life for employees through its exceptional wellness program. He will also discuss how Trek was able to garner a 99% participation rate in this wellness initiative among employees.
Son of Trek's Co-founder and Chairman, John Burke became President of the corporation in 1997. Burke began his career at Trek in 1984 packaging orders before moving up the ladder to sales and then eventually to a customer service position. Burke now heads the company. Outside of Trek, he is a founding member of the Bikes Belong Coalition and also served as chairman of President George W. Bush's President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports.
- Global Leaders Luncheon with John Burke, Wednesday, Feb. 26
"On Two Wheels: Riding to a Better Quality of Life"
The Fairmont Chicago, Imperial Ballroom – 200 North Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL 60601
Registration and Networking: 11:15 a.m.; Program: 12:00-1:15 p.m.
For more information regarding this program, purchasing tickets or about The Executives' Club of Chicago, please visit www.executivesclub.org.
About The Executives' Club of Chicago:
The Executives' Club is Chicago's premier membership and business forum. For more than one hundred years, The Club has been a valued resource for Chicago's business leaders - connecting members, and providing opportunities for strategic relationship development, access to intellectual exchange and world class speakers, and enhanced exposure to the global business community. 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. For more information on The Club, visit www.executivesclub.org.
About Trek Bicycle Corporation:
Trek Bicycle is a global leader in the design and manufacture of bicycles and related products. Trek believes the bicycle can be a simple solution to many of the world's most complex problems, and is committed to breaking down the barriers that prevent people from using bicycles more often for transportation, recreation, and inspiration. For more information about Trek, visit www.trekbikes.com
SOURCE The Executives' Club of Chicago