The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business – in cooperation with Georgetown's McDonough Business School and the George Washington University School of Business – is pleased to present “Doing Business with Latin America” on Friday, April 27 at the University of Maryland’s College Park campus.
Gary Loveman knows how to handle a packed house. In fact, his business thrives on it. A former associate professor at the Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration, Loveman is now chairman, CEO and president of Caesars Entertainment Corporation. And in his casinos, there are often crowds of 30,000 per night. On March 6, 2012, Loveman spoke to a packed house of students, faculty and staff at the Robert H. Smith School of Business as the final part of the school’s CEO@Smith Speaker Series.
C.E. Andrews has seen it all – from the demise of Arthur Anderson to the conflicts at Sallie Mae, his business career has been full of challenges. Andrews transformed these difficult situations into learning situations and joined students at the Robert H. Smith School of Business to share common myths of the business world and tips for being a successful leader in whom others can place their trust.
For Albert “Al” Carey, CEO of PepsiCo Americas Beverages, Tuesday night’s CEO@Smithpresentation was more than an opportunity to talk about being the CEO of a major company; it was an opportunity to speak with students at his alma mater and to visit the campus of which he has fond memories.
Alan Wilson is in the business of flavor. As president, CEO and chairman of McCormick Co. he represents a company whose goal is to spice up the foods people consume in their everyday lives. After all, McCormick is “bringing passion to flavor.”
Passersby may have thought that a rock star or presidential candidate was en route to Van Munching Hall’s Frank Auditorium on the evening of Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011. The crowds were lined up out the door to see the top exec of PricewaterhouseCoopers, Bob Moritz, for the first CEO@Smith speaker series event of the academic year. Registration was cut off at 300, but estimates are that 600 showed up to hear Moritz’s speech, which was broadcast live to two overflow classrooms and the Van Munching Hall’s Pownall Grand Atrium plasmas.
The 2nd Annual Directors’ Institute at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business began on April 6, 2011, in the midst of Cherry Blossom season in Washington, D.C. Arriving from all corners of the United States, companies including Activision Blizzard, KPMG and Scotts Miracle-Gro Company were represented by attendees, who started their stay in the nation’s capital with a welcome cocktail reception.
The 2010 to 2011 season of the CEO@Smith Speaker Series came to a close on April 12, 2011, as Baltimore native David Rubenstein spoke to an audience of more than 250 students, faculty and staff at the Robert H. Smith School of Business.