PepsiCo, Barclays Executives Headline UVA Darden Spring Leadership Speaker Series

By Dave Hendrick

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business will welcome top business leaders from a diverse set of global companies this spring as part of its Leadership Speaker Series.

The Leadership Speaker Series offers Darden students, faculty, staff and guests the opportunity to hear advice on leadership directly from prominent executives. Leaders share their stories, expertise and advice in a flexible one-hour format on Darden Grounds, ranked No. 1 in the world for facilities by Financial Times.

All talks are free and open to the public.

The spring 2017 Leadership Speaker Series includes:

15 February: Tobias Dengel, CEO, WillowTree

22 February: Dr. Claudy Jules, managing director, Accenture Strategy and head of leadership consulting

27 March: Barbara Byrne, vice chairman, investment banking, Barclays

30 March: Jim Dwyer (MBA ’82), CEO and president, Michael Foods

Watch videos of past Leadership Speakers on Darden’s website. Many speakers also join Dean Scott Beardsley in his one-on-one video interview series, Darden Ideas to Action C-Suite Insights.

C-Suite, Fortune 500
About the University of Virginia Darden School of Business

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business delivers the world’s best business education experience to prepare entrepreneurial, global and responsible leaders through its MBA, Ph.D., MSBA and Executive Education programs. Darden’s top-ranked faculty is renowned for teaching excellence and advances practical business knowledge through research. Darden was established in 1955 at the University of Virginia, a top public university founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819 in Charlottesville, Virginia.


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