Previous W.L. Mellon Speakers

Beginning in 2006, the W.L. Mellon Speaker Series has provided an opportunity for students to interact with global leaders, CEOs and management experts.

  • 2013-2014

    Alan Mulally

    President and Chief Executive Officer, Ford Motor Company

    William D. Green

    Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Accenture

    David S. Simmons, BS MCS/TPR '86

    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC

    Roger W. Ferguson, Jr.

    President and Chief Executive Officer, TIAA-CREF

    Brigadier General Gina M. Grosso, BSIM '86

    Director of Force Management Policy, U.S. Air Force

  • 2012-2013

    Harvey Golub

    Chairman, Miller Buckfire

    Retired Chairman and CEO, American Express Company

    Eric L. Butler, MSIA ’86

    Executive Vice President, Marketing and Sales, Union Pacific Corporation

    Paul R. Fonteyne, MSIA ’87

    U.S. Country Managing Director, President and CEO

    Boehringer Ingelheim USA Corporation

    James E. Rohr

    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, the PNC Financial Services Group

    Amy Villeneuve

    President and Chief Operating Officer, Kiva Systems

    Nick Akins

    President and Chief Executive Officer, American Electric Power

  • 2011-2012

    De Lyle Bloomquist, MSIA ’88

    President, Global Chemical Business, Tata Chemicals Limited

    Ann Marie Petach, MSIA ’84

    Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director, BlackRock

    Patricia Little, MSIA ’84

    Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Kelly Services Inc.

    Bob McDonald

    Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer, P&G

    Punit Renjen

    Chairman of the Board, Deloitte LLP

    Jeffrey Housenbold, IM ’91

    President and Chief Executive Officer 

    William M. Lambert, MSIA ’90

    President and Chief Executive Officer, Mine Safety Appliances Company

    William C. Weldon

    Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Johnson & Johnson

  • 2010-2011

    Murry S. Gerber

    Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors; Chairman of the Executive Committee, EQT Corporation

    William L. Meaney, MSIA ’86

    Chief Executive Officer, the Zuellig Group

    Candace S. Matthews, BS/CIT ’81

    Chief Marketing Officer, Amway

    Richard A. Noll, MSIA ‘85

    Chief Executive Officer, Hanesbrands

    Ray J. Lane

    Managing Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers

    Former President and Chief Operating Officer, Oracle Corporation

  • 2009-2010

    Brian L. Roberts

    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Comcast Corporation

    Dina Dublon

    Former Chief Financial Officer, JPMorgan Chase

    Board of Directors Microsoft, Accenture and Pepsi

    Gregory S. Babe

    President and Chief Executive Officer, Bayer Corporation & Bayer Material Science LLC

    Francisco B. D’Souza

    President and Chief Executive Officer, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation

    Cyrus F. Freidheim, Jr.

    Former Vice-Chairman Booz Allen Hamilton

    Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Sun-Times Media Group, Inc.

    Christopher E. Kubasik

    Executive Vice President, Electronic Systems, Lockheed Martin Corporation

    David S. Shapira

    Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, Giant Eagle, Inc.

  • 2008-2009

    Susan P. McGalla

    President and Chief Merchandising Officer, American Eagle Outfitters

    Alexander M. Cutler

    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Eaton Corporation

    John P. Surma

    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, U.S. Steel Corporation

    S. Gopalakrishnan

    Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Infosys Technologies Limited

    William E. Strickland

    Chief Executive Officer, Manchester Bidwell Corporation

    George B. Bennett

    Executive Chairman, Health Dialog Services Corporation

    Lewis Hay, III

    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, FPL Group, Inc.

    David A. Tepper

    President and Founder, Appaloosa Management

     

  • 2007-2008

    Fred Festa

    President and Chief Executive Officer, W. R. Grace & Co.

    Ronald P. O’Hanley

    President and Chief Executive Officer, BNY Mellon Asset Management

    Jeffrey R. Immelt

    Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, General Electric

    Charles D. Johnston

    President and Chief Executive Officer, Smith Barney, Citi Global Wealth Management

    David C. Moran

    Executive Vice President, President & Chief Executive Officer, Heinz North America

    David A. Tepper

    President and Founder, Appaloosa Management

    Charles E. Bunch

    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, PPG Industries, Inc.

    Derica W. Rice

    Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Eli Lilly and Company