CHICAGO, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Procter and Gamble Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer Bob McDonald of will address an audience of nearly 700 Chicago business leaders at an Executives' Club luncheon on September 19th at Navy Pier.
Like other global companies, P&G is operating in a climate of changing consumer behaviors, rising commodity costs, and economic and political shifts.
Only a handful of companies can boast a 175 year history, 25 billion-dollar brands, nearly $84 billion in annual sales, and a Fortune 27 ranking.
CEO Bob McDonald is expected to share insights into the company's innovation, branding and re-invention and what needs to happen to navigate today's new economic realities.
McDonald was raised in the Chicago area prior to graduating from West Point Military Academy. A member of the P&G family since 1980 McDonald was named CEO in 2009. He received the inaugural Leadership Excellence Award from the U.S. Naval Academy and Harvard Business Review, and is the current Chair of The US-China Business Council.
KPMG is a Platinum sponsor for the Global Leaders Luncheons, one of The Club's signature series. Other program sponsors include Accenture, the Chicago Cubs, the Financial Times, Molex, and S&C Electric. Ketchum will be a media sponsor.
As part of its Global Leaders series, The Executives' Club will host New York Times columnist David Brooks and Ellen Kullman, Chair and CEO of DuPont this fall.
For more information or for tickets, contact visit http://centennial.executivesclub.org or call The Executives' Club at 312-263-3500.
Wednesday, September 19; Luncheon Program: 11:30 – 1:45 p.m. Navy Pier, Grand Ballroom, 600 East Grand Avenue.
About The Executives' Club of Chicago
The Executives' Club of Chicago is a forum for business, civic, and academic leaders to exchange best practices. Founded in 1911, the Club is one of the oldest and most respected business organizations in the country. The Club serves the community by providing resources needed to establish effective global partnerships, enhance intellectual exchange, develop future diverse business leaders and promote Chicago as a world class business center.
SOURCE The Executives' Club of Chicago