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CGU in Conversation with Bob Eckert

Barbie & Ken. Hot Wheels. Oscar Mayer Wieners. Mac and Cheese. Big Mac. 501s. Amgen. What do they all have in common? Consumer products industry leader, Bob Eckert.

Join CGU President Len Jessup with Bob Eckert in an invigorating, hour-long discussion that will explore the U.S. consumer products industry, international relations, and a corporation’s ethical responsibility to consumers, workers, the nation, and the world.

Bob is Chairman Emeritus of Mattel, Inc., the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture, and marketing of toys. He was Mattel’s Chairman and CEO from 2000 to 2012. Under Bob’s leadership, Mattel delivered strong growth, improved operating margins, and generated over $8.2 billion of cash flow.

Prior to Mattel, Bob was President and CEO of Kraft Foods, where he was responsible for overseeing all of Kraft’s business units. Previously, Bob was President of Kraft’s Oscar Mayer Foods division.

Bob currently serves on the Board of Directors of McDonald’s Corporation, Levi Strauss & Co., and Amgen, Inc.

At the conclusion of the discussion, we will entertain questions from the audience.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019  |  3:30 pm
Founders Room of the Honnold/Mudd Library
Claremont Graduate University
800 N. Dartmouth Ave.
Claremont, CA 91711

This event is free and open to the public.
Seating is limited. RSVP is recommended.


Upcoming dialogues with President Len Jessup and CGU in Conversation:
Thursday, April 25 – John Bardis, former Assistant Secretary of Administration for the US Department of Health & Human Services. He is also the founder of Medassets, a US healthcare company.

Register here.