Lonnie C. Poole Jr. College of Management at North Carolina State University

Kelly S. King

Chairman and CEO

BB&T Corporation

Topic: Positive Leadership in Challenging Times

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Wachovia Executive Lecture Series

Wells Fargo Executive Series: Since 1992, this executive lecture series has provided our students and guests from the business community the opportunity to learn from some of the nation's - and the world's - leading executives as they talk about their careers and leadership experiences. Poole College appreciates Wells Fargo's ongoing support of the Wells Fargo Executive Lecture Series.

Time & Directions

Presentations are held 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. in 3400 Nelson Hall (Nelson Auditorium). Directions to the College

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  • James C. Mullen

    Chief Executive Officer

    Patheon

    09/10/14

    James Mullen has more than 30 years' experience in industries ranging from biotechnology to pharmaceuticals and specialty chemicals. He was CEO of Patheon while DPx Holdings (now parent company of Patheon), was being formed, and CEO and president at Biogen Idec Inc., during its merger.

  • Kelly S. King

    Chairman and CEO

    BB&T Corporation

    10/22/14

    Kelly King has held a number of executive positions during 31 of his 42 years of service with BB&T, and is credited with leading the institution to continued profitability and financial stability through the economic downturn that began in 2008.

  • Past Lectures
  • Kelly S. King

    Chairman and CEO

    BB&T Corporation

    10/22/14

    Kelly King has held a number of executive positions during 31 of his 42 years of service with BB&T, and is credited with leading the institution to continued profitability and financial stability through the economic downturn that began in 2008.

  • James C. Mullen

    Chief Executive Officer

    Patheon

    09/10/14

    James Mullen has more than 30 years' experience in industries ranging from biotechnology to pharmaceuticals and specialty chemicals. He was CEO of Patheon while DPx Holdings (now parent company of Patheon), was being formed, and CEO and president at Biogen Idec Inc., during its merger.

  • Christopher B. Curtis

    President and CEO

    Schneider Electric North American Operating Divsion

    11/06/13

    For over 15 years, Chris Curtis has been guiding the strategy, growth and evolution of Schneider Electric and is a key thought leader in Intelligent Energy, driving the company’s comprehensive range of “right-now” energy solutions. He is actively involved in the Alliance to Save Energy and serves on Board of Governors for the National Electrical Manufacturers Association, among other organizations. He has been in his current role in 2008.

  • James H. Speed, Jr.

    President and Chief Executive Officer

    North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company

    10/02/13

    A Certified Public Accountant, James Speed joined North Carolina Mutual, the oldest and largest insurance company in America with roots in the African-American community, in 2002, following a successful career with Hardee’s Food Systems. He helped to guide the company’s strategic development plan and was named to his current role in 2004. In addition, he serves on the boards of several financial, civic and philanthropic organizations.

  • Richard Noll

    Chairman and CEO

    Hanesbrands

    04/10/13

    Richard Noll has served as chairman of the board of directors since January 2009, as Hanesbrands’ chief executive officer since April 2006, and as a member of the board of directors since the formation of Hanesbrands in September 2005. From December 2002 until the completion of the spinoff from Sara Lee in September 2006, he also served as a senior vice president of Sara Lee and has held other leadership roles in the company.

  • Dennis R. Slagle

    Executive Vice President

    Volvo Group Trucks & Sales Marketing

    02/13/13

    Dennis Slagle assumed his current role at Volvo on January 1, 2012, with responsibilities for the commercial operations of all Volvo Group’s truck brands in both North and South America. Previously, he was president and CEO of Mack Trucks, Inc. and Volvo Trucks North America, and president and CEO of Volvo Construction Equipment North America. He has nearly 30 years of experience in the North American construction equipment industry.

  • Rick Hendrick

    Owner, Hendrick Motorsports

    Chair, Hendrick Automotive Group

    11/07/12

    Rick Hendrick combined his value of a hard day's work and passion for autos to create a portfolio that includes auto sales and service, and racing. Hendrick Automotive Group includes more than 100 franchises and 7,000 employees across 12 states. Hendrick Motorsports supports four teams in NASCAR's elite Sprint Cup series.

  • Ward Nye

    President and Chief Executive Officer

    Martin Marietta Materials

    09/24/12

    Ward Nye joined Martin Marietta in 2006, after 13 years with the London-based Hanson PLC's North American Group. He has served on the North Carolina Mining Commission and on the boards of several professional, business and academic organizations. He received the AggMan of the Year award from Aggregates Manager magazine, and the Martindale-Hubbell's AV rating while practicing as an attorney prior to his corporate roles.

  • James G. Carlson

    Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

    Amerigroup

    04/11/12

    James Carlson’s career in health insurance spans more than 30 years. He became Amerigroup’s second CEO in September 2007, after serving as its president and COO. Under his leadership, Amerigroup more than doubled the number of state Medicaid programs it serves, and revenues grew to $5.8 billion. He is the founder of HealthSpring and serves on the National Kidney Foundation and Virginia Gov. McDonnell’s Health Reform Initiative Advisory Council, among other boards.

  • Stephen F. Angel

    Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

    Praxair, Inc.

    03/28/12

    Steve Angel joined Praxair, Inc, in 2001 as executive vice president, responsible for its businesses in North America, Europe and Asia, and healthcare. He also is a director on the boards of PPG Industries and the U.S.-China Business Council, and a member of the Business Roundtable, The Business Council and the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum. Praxair is the largest industrial gases company in North and South America, and one of the largest worldwide.

  • Samuel R. Allen

    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

    Deere & Company

    02/01/12

    Since joining Deere & Company in 1975, Samuel Allen has held positions of increasing responsibility, including executive and senior officer roles. He also serves as chairman of the Council on Competitiveness, among other roles. Deere & Company is a world leader in providing advanced products and services for those whose work is linked to the land, including those who help to meet the world's dramatically increasing need for food, fuel, shelter and infrastructure.

  • John G. Stumpf

    Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

    Wells Fargo & Co.

    11/30/11

    John Stumpf is a 29-year veteran of Wells Fargo, starting in the loan department of its predecessor, Norwest Corporation, in 1982. He held several leadership roles at Norwest, including head of the Southwestern Banking Group when Norwest merged with Wells Fargo in 1998; leading the integration of Wells Fargo's acquisition of First Security Corporation in 2000, and in 2008 leading one of the largest mergers in history with the purchase of Wachovia.

  • Roger W. Ferguson, Jr.

    President and Chief Executive Officer

    TIAA-CREF

    11/02/11

    Prior to his current position, Roger Ferguson was head of financial services for Swiss Re, chairman of Swiss Re America Holding Corporation, and member of the company's executive committee. He has served as vice chairman of the Board of Governors of the U.S. Federal Reserve System, voting member of the Federal Open Marketing Committee, chair of the Financial Stability Forum, and chair of numerous Federal Reserve Board committees.

  • Chuck Swoboda

    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

    Cree

    09/14/11

    Chuck Swoboda devoted his career to evolving Light Emitting Diode (LEDs) from a technology to a business. Since joining Cree in 1993, he has held numerous executive positions influencing and leading Cree's culture, technology and business from near start-up to today's market leadership. He continues to guide Cree's leadership in the LED revolution, setting the stage to make energy-wasting traditional lighting technologies obsolete through the use of energy-efficient, environmentally friendly LED lighting.

  • Kenneth Lowe

    Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, and President

    Scripps Networks Interactive

    04/13/11

    Ken Lowe was elected chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer of Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. in 2008. Previously, he was president and chief executive officer of The E. W. Scripps Company, after being named president and chief operating officer and a director in January 2000. Prior to rejoining the corporate office in Cincinnati, he was chairman and CEO of Knoxville-based Scripps Networks.

  • Fred Morganthall

    President

    Harris Teeter

    03/21/11

    Fred Morganthall II joined Harris Teeter in1986 as director of grocery merchandising. Since then, he has served as vice president of merchandising, vice president of distribution and vice president of operations. In 1994, he was elected to Harris Teeter’s Board of Directors, and became president in 1997.

  • John Veihmeyer

    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

    KPMG

    02/07/11

    John Veihmeyer joined the Washington D.C. office of KPMG in 1977 and was elected to the partnership in 1987. Between 2005 and June 2010, he served as U.S. Deputy Chairman. Previously, Veihmeyer was global head of risk management & regulatory and a member of KPMG’s international executive team. Earlier, he was KPMG’s managing partner for the Mid-Atlantic area, and managing partner in Washington, D.C.

  • Bob Bruggeworth

    President and Chief Exectutive Officer

    RF Micro Devices

    11/15/10

    RF Micro Devices, Inc. (RFMD), based in Greensboro, N.C., is a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance semiconductor components. It is a preferred supplier to the world’s leading mobile device, customer premises and communications equipment providers. Previously, Bob Bruggeworth was president of RFMD’s wireless products group and vice president of wireless products.

  • Dave Singer

    Chief Exectutive Officer

    Lance Corporation

    11/03/10

    Lance, Inc., headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., manufactures and markets snack foods throughout much of North America, selling products under the Lance, Cape Cod, Tom’s, Archway, and Stella D’oro brand names, and private labels. Before joining Lance, Singer held senior positions at Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated, including most recently executive vice president and CFO.

  • John Mack

    Chairman

    Morgan Stanley

    10/13/10

    Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment and wealth management services in 42 countries. Since first joining the firm in 1972, John Mack has held senior positions including president, COO and a director of Morgan Stanley Dean Witter & Co. He was also co-CEO of Credit Suisse Group and CEO of Credit Suisse First Boston before rejoining Morgan Stanley in 2005.

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