February 1, 1998

Company CEOs speak to CU class

BOULDER — Executives from companies ranging from Leo Burnett to Office Depot will be guest lecturers in Professor John Hess’ Profiles in American Enterprise Class this spring at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Hess, a professor of marketing and international business at CU-Boulder’s College of Business and Administration, created one of the most popular courses on campus. The class meets Tuesdays, from 3 to 4:30 p.m., in the Math Building, Room 100.

The schedule for the spring 1998 semester includes:

* Feb. 3: John Curley, chairman and chief executive officer, Gannett Co. Gannett owns 89 daily newspapers and 20 television stations.

* Feb. 10: Irving Bailey II, chairman and CEO of AEGON, formerly Providian Corp., a provider of insurance products.

* Feb. 17: Richard Kovacevich, chairman and CEO, Norwest Corp., the 11th largest financial services company in the United States.

* Feb. 24: William Smithburg, former chairman, The Quaker Oats Co.

* March 3: David Fuente, chairman and CEO of Office Depot.

* March 10: George Gillett Jr., chairman and president, Book Creek Inc., a leader in the meat packaging and processing industry, the ski industry and transportation business.

* March 17: Brenda Russell Williams, director and vice president, Leo Burnett IdeaLAB.

* March 31: Earnest Deavenport, chairman and CEO, Eastman Chemical Co.

* April 7: Mary-Ellis Bunim, executive producer and president, Bunim/Murray Productions, producer of MTV’s The Real World and Road Rules.

* April 14: Martin Grass, chairman and CEO, Rite Aid Corp., a retail drugstore giant.

* April 21: Michael Leeds, president and CEO, CMP Media Inc., a high tech publishing firm focusing on technology builders, sellers and users.

* April 28: H.A. Wagner, president, chairman and CEO, Air Products & Chemicals Inc., a provider of industrial gases and related equipment, and environmental and energy systems.

BOULDER — Executives from companies ranging from Leo Burnett to Office Depot will be guest lecturers in Professor John Hess’ Profiles in American Enterprise Class this spring at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Hess, a professor of marketing and international business at CU-Boulder’s College of Business and Administration, created one of the most popular courses on campus. The class meets Tuesdays, from 3 to 4:30 p.m., in the Math Building, Room 100.

The schedule for the spring 1998 semester includes:

* Feb. 3: John Curley, chairman and…

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