Women's Leadership Panel to Discuss Executive Gender Diversity at The Executives' Club Breakfast

May 04, 2012, 12:12 ET from The Executives' Club of Chicago

CHICAGO, May 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Executives' Club of Chicago will host a Women's Leadership Breakfast on May 10 with four female leaders from companies committed to the advancement of women in the workplace. The breakfast, titled "The ROI of Executive Gender Diversity", will feature Beth Krenzer, Sr. Vice President of Manufacturing, Cardinal Health, Inc.; Christine A. Leahy, Sr. Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, CDW and Deborah Gillis, SVP, Membership and Global Operations, Catalyst. Kelly Grier, Chicago Office Managing Partner, Ernst & Young will moderate.

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Thursday's panelists represent leadership of companies who have active corporate initiatives specifically geared toward promoting women into executive management roles.  The panelists will discuss how their companies made the decision to actively pursue this initiative, challenges they have encountered and benefits to shareholders from executive gender diversity.

Platinum Series Sponsors of Thursday's breakfast are Ernst & Young and Merrill Lynch. Baxter, Discover Financial Services, ITW and NiSource are gold level sponsors. Media sponsors include Ketchum and Today's Chicago Woman (TCW).

For more information or for tickets, visit http://centennial.executivesclub.org or call The Executives' Club at 312-263-3500.

Event detailsThursday, May 10th Presentation: 8:30 – 9:15 a.m. (Breakfast 8:00 – 8:30 a.m.) – The Hyatt Regency, 151 E. Wacker Drive, Grand Ballroom

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 Midwest. 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.



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