Mendoza School of Business

Clorox Co. CEO to speak as part of ND business ethics series

Published: September 15, 2014 / Author: Carol Elliott

Senior executives
from industries ranging from consumer products to financial services will
discuss ethics and business leadership during the Berges Lecture Series, an
annual fall series of talks hosted by the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza
College of Business.

The talks
take place on select Thursdays at 7 p.m. in the Mendoza College’s Jordan
Auditorium. They are free and open to the public.

Donald R.
Knauss, chairman and CEO of The Clorox Company, will present “Leadership Traits”
on Sept. 18. Knauss joined the company in October 2006. As CEO, he has overall
responsibility for directing Clorox’s worldwide operations, which generated
revenues of $5.6 billion in fiscal year 2013.

The full
schedule of speakers is:

·       Sept. 18: Donald R. Knauss, chairman and CEO, The
Clorox Company; “Leadership Traits”

·       Sept. 25: Greg and Vera Muzzillo, founder and CEO of
Proforma; “Are Government Regulated/Legislated Ethics a Good Idea?”

·       Nov. 4: Tom Tropp, vice president of Corporate
Ethics and Sustainability at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.; “Corporate Ethics:
A Tool for Sound Management”

·       Nov. 13: Anne Nobles, former senior vice president
of Enterprise Risk Management and chief ethics and compliance officer for Eli
Lilly; “Making Corporate Ethics Work Over Time”

The Berges Lecture Series is presented by the Center for Ethics and
Religious Values in Business and Institute for Ethical Business Worldwide at
Mendoza College of Business. For more information, visit
or contact Deb Coch at (574) 631-6072 or



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