Mendoza School of Business

GM chief to present ‘Boardroom Insights’ at Notre Dame

Published: September 7, 2011 / Author: Carol Elliott

The chairman and CEO of General Motors who took over the
automotive giant in September 2010 will share his leadership perspective during
a talk at the University of Notre Dame on Sept. 9.

Daniel F. Akerson is the kickoff speaker for Boardroom Insights, a fall lecture series offered by the Mendoza College of Business that
brings in corporate leaders and senior executives to discuss current business
issues. Akerson’s talk will take place at 10:40 a.m. in the Mendoza College’s
Jordan Auditorium.

The event is free and open to the public.

Akerson, who previously served as the managing director of private
equity firm The Carlyle Group, became GM’s top executive during a time of
foundational change for the auto industry in general and GM in particular, following
the company’s Chapter 11 reorganization in June 2009.

In the coming weeks, Boardroom Insights also will host Ryan
McInerney, the CEO of Retail Services at JP Morgan Chase, and Terrence W.
Cavanaugh, the president and CEO of Erie Insurance Group, among other top

All lectures take place at 10:40 a.m. in the Jordan Auditorium.
The full schedule is as follows:

Sept. 9: Daniel
F. Akerson
, chair and CEO, General Motors

Sept. 16: Ryan
, CEO, Retail Services at JP Morgan Chase

Sept. 30: Alice
A. Martin
, vice chairman and Chief People Officer of NIBCO Inc.

Oct. 7: Terrence
W. Cavanaugh
, president and CEO of Erie Insurance Group

Oct. 28: Regina
, chief operating officer for Global Markets and Capital

Nov. 11: Sven
Erik Holmes
, executive vice chair, Legal and Compliance for KPMG LLP

For more information about Boardroom Insights, visit the
website at
or contact Laura Glassford at
or (574) 631-6602.


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