Distinguished Leaders Series Continues

January 14, 2010

Speakers Include CEOs from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Marriott International, and the Volkswagen Group of America

Washington, D.C. – The 2009-10 Distinguished Leaders Series at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business continues this spring with lectures by executives from WilmerHale, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Marriott International, the Volkswagen Group of America, and the former president of India.

The series annually brings to Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business accomplished business leaders who share their unique experiences with the school’s undergraduate and graduate students. The lectures also are open to the public.

The events will be held at 4:30 p.m. in the Rafik B. Hariri Building at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business. They include:

• Tuesday, Feb. 2, Fisher Colloquium: Robert M. Kimmitt, former deputy secretary of the treasury under President George W. Bush and current senior international counsel at WilmerHale
• Monday, April 12, Lohrfink Auditorium: J. Willard “Bill” Marriott Jr., chairman and CEO of Marriott International, Inc.
• Tuesday, April 13, Fisher Colloquium: Patricia de Stacy Harrison, president and CEO of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting
• Monday, April 19, Lohrfink Auditorium: Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, former president of India
• Thursday, April 22, Fisher Colloquium: Stefan Jacoby, president and CEO of the Volkswagen Group of America

About Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business
Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is a premier business school located at the center of world politics and business in Washington, D.C. Some 1,400 undergraduates, 1,000 MBA students, and 500 participants in executive education programs study business with an intensive focus on leadership and a global perspective. Founded in 1957, the business school today resides in the new Rafik B. Hariri Building, a state-of-the-art facility that blends the tradition of Georgetown University with forward-thinking functionality. For more information about Georgetown's McDonough School of Business, visit http://msb.georgetown.edu.