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
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
Sept. 16: Ryan
Sept. 30: Alice
Oct. 7: Terrence
Oct. 28: Regina
Nov. 11: Sven
For more information about Boardroom Insights, visit the