One Celebration of Excellence - Two Historic Events - Center for Free Enterprise Prize for Economic Freedom and CEO 100 Lecture Series

CEO 100 lecture series


Florida Southern College’s CEO100 Lecture Series presents
Richard Smucker of The J.M. Smucker Company

February 6, 2018 • 12:00 Noon • George W. Jenkins Field House

photo of richard smuckerRichard K. Smucker is Executive Chairman of The J.M. Smucker Company, an $8 billion food and beverage manufacturer and marketer of iconic North American brands including Smucker’s®, Jif®, Folgers®, and Pillsbury®.

He began his career at Smucker, the company founded by his great-grandfather, in 1972 and served in a variety of roles, including Co-Chief Executive Officer from 1998 to 2011, and Chief Executive Officer from 2011 to 2016.

Mr. Smucker serves on the boards of The J.M. Smucker Company, The Consumer Goods Forum, and The Cleveland Orchestra. He has also held a variety of board and trustee positions in the past, including Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank, The Sherwin-Williams Company, and Wm. Wrigley, Jr. Company. He is a past chairman and trustee of the Miami University Board of Trustees and is a trustee emeritus of The Culinary Institute of America.

This event will take place in the George W. Jenkins Field House at Florida Southern College. Additional parking will be available at First Presbyterian Church of Lakeland located at 175 Lake Hollingsworth Drive with shuttle service to and from the George W. Jenkins Field House.

Tables will be reserved for groups of eight to ten. If there are more than ten in your party, please fill out and submit additional forms as needed, up to ten guests per form.

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