President and CEO of U.S. Chamber of Commerce to Speak at Distinguished Leaders Series

November 29, 2010 Thomas J. Donohue
Thomas J. Donohue to Deliver Remarks at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, Dec. 2
 
WHAT:        
Thomas J. Donohue, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, will speak at the Distinguished Leaders Series at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. The event is open to the public.
 
The Distinguished Leaders Series brings to Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business accomplished leaders who share their unique experiences with the school’s undergraduate and graduate students.
 
WHEN:         
Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010, 4:30 p.m.
 
WHERE:      
Georgetown University McDonough School of Business
37th & O Streets, NW
Rafik B. Hariri Building, Fisher Colloquium
Washington, D.C.
 
RSVP:          
RSVP online at http://msbmedia.georgetown.edu/donohue/.
 
Media who are interested in covering the event should contact Teresa Mannix, director of media relations, at (202) 687-4080 or tmm53@georgetown.edu.
 
BACKGROUND:  
Since becoming the president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in 1997, Thomas J. Donohue has expanded the organization’s influence across the globe. He has advanced a competitiveness agenda that includes doubling U.S. exports in five years, strengthening capital markets, forging a national energy strategy, reforming health care and education, and protecting intellectual property rights. In addition, Donohue spearheaded the creation of the Campaign for Free Enterprise, a long-term program to advance a free enterprise system based on individual initiative, hard work, and personal responsibility – operating with free trade, free capital markets, and reasonable taxes and regulations.
Previously, Donohue served for 13 years as president and CEO of the American Trucking Associations, the national organization of the trucking industry. He earned a bachelor’s degree from St. John’s University and a master’s degree in business administration from Adelphi University. He holds honorary doctorate degrees from Adelphi, St. John’s, and Marymount universities.
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.