Corporate leaders and senior executives choose current business issues to discuss during the fall series.

September 4, 2015

Thomas W. Horton

Thomas W. Horton
Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, American Airlines

Tom Horton is former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of American Airlines. He was also Chairman of the oneworld® alliance, of which American is a founding member. Following the merger with US Airways Group he served as Chairman of American Airlines Group, until the summer of 2014.

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September 18, 2015


Brian Moynihan
Chief Executive Officer, Bank of America

Brian Moynihan leads a team of more than 200,000 employees dedicated to making financial lives better for people, companies of every size, and institutional investors across the United States and around the world.   

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October 16, 2015


Meredith Siegfried
Chief Executive Officer, NORDAM

Meredith Siegfried is chief executive officer of NORDAM, one of the world’s largest independently owned aerospace companies. Prior to becoming CEO, she was chief operating officer, then president, responsible for all repair and manufacturing operations in the United States, Europe and Asia.

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October 30, 2015

John Veihmeyer

John Veihmeyer
Global Chairman
KPMG International

John Veihmeyer is the Global Chairman of KPMG International. With more than 35 years of experience building and directing high-performing teams and advising some of the world’s leading companies, Veihmeyer is an influential and sought-after voice on business and financial issues, including ethical leadership, diversity, financial reporting, audit quality, risk, governance, and education.

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November 6, 2015


Harry M. Kraemer, Jr.
Executive Partner, Madison Dearborn Partners
Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Baxter International Inc.

Harry M. Kraemer, Jr. is an executive partner with Madison Dearborn Partners, a private equity firm based in Chicago, Illinois and a Clinical Professor of Management and Strategy at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. He was named the 2008 Kellogg School Professor of the Year. Harry is the author of two bestselling leadership books: “From Values to Action: The Four Principles of Values-Based Leadership” and “Becoming The Best: Build a World-Class Organization Through Values-Based Leadership”.

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November 13, 2015


Chris Policinski
President and Chief Executive Officer
Land O’Lakes, Inc.

Chris Policinski has over 30 years of experience in the food industry. He joined Land O’Lakes in 1997, and was appointed President and CEO in 2005. Prior to joining Land O’Lakes, Policinski held leadership positions with Kraft General Foods, Bristol-Myers Squib and The Pillsbury Company.

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December 4, 2015


Glenn Murphy
Former Chair & CEO, Gap, Inc.

Glenn Murphy joined Gap Inc. as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer from July 2007 until February 2015.  Under his leadership, the company has successfully driven bottom line earnings growth by focusing on healthy margins and effectively managing costs. The company reported fiscal year earnings growth for 2008 of 16 percent.

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Boardroom Insights Schedule

Lectures are held on selected Fridays from:

  • 10:40 a.m. to 12:10 p.m.
  • Jordan Auditorium of the Mendoza College of Business

"Boardroom Insights" is listed as BAUG 30209 or MBGR 60220, and is open to all Notre Dame undergraduate and graduate students and employees.

There are no prerequisites to enroll.

No examinations or graded assignments. Students must attend all the lectures in order to receive credit for the course; no unexcused absences. There are no required textbook purchases for this course. From time to time, we will distribute selected reprints, journal articles or web page references. You are to read each of these in preparation for the talk to be given by the next speaker in the series. See your academic advisor or your department chair for additional details.

The public and media are welcomed.


Jean Meade
Phone: (574) 631-3277