2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Tate Student Center
Grand Hall Contact: Donovan Nichols Associate Director of Tate Student Center for Student Activities & Organizations 706-542-6396
Alan Mulally, CEO of Ford Motor Company, will be on campus to speak about his experience as the leader of the No. 10 company on the 2013 Fortune 500 list. In addition, Mulally will be fielding questions from the audience. Coverage of the event by Mike Snider, "USA Today" technology and digital entertainment reporter, will be featured on the front page of the "USA Today" Money section. Open to UGA students, faculty and staff only. Tickets are free, and can be picked up at the Tate Student Center cashier window starting Sept. 17.Mulally is president and chief executive officer of Ford Motor Company. Prior to joining Ford in September 2006, Mulally served as executive vice president of Boeing Company, and president and chief executive officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes. Mulally was named Boeing's president of commercial airplanes in September 1998. Mulally joined Boeing in 1969 and progressed through a number of significant engineering and program-management assignments, including contributions on the 727, 737, 747, 757 and 767 airplanes and serving as vice president and general manager of the 777 program.Throughout his career, Mulally has been recognized for his contributions and industry leadership, including being named "Businessperson of the Year" by the readers of "Fortune" magazine, "Industry Leader of the Year" by "Automotive News" magazine, and one of "The World's Most Influential People" by "TIME" magazine. He is a member of the United States National Academy of Engineering and a fellow of England’s Royal Academy of Engineering.Mulally holds bachelor and master of science degrees in aeronautical and astronautical engineering from the University of Kansas, and earned a master’s in management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a 1982 Alfred P. Sloan fellow.Presented by the Student Government Association, University Union Student Programming Board, Division of Student Affairs, Terry College of Business, Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, College of Engineering and "USA Today."
"USA TODAY" CEO Forum at UGA