With one of the largest concentrations of Fortune 500 companies in the United States and a continued attraction of new business, Atlanta continues to showcase its robust presence as a business hub. Atlanta’s prowess in the consumer goods sector transcends the US and impacts customers on a global scale. How are these companies keeping up with these ever evolving consumers, especially in emerging markets? What are some of the innovative ways these companies are communicating brand messages? How have increasingly transparent partnerships with distributors and of supply chains affected the bottom line?
Join a discussion with Chicago Booth alumni and consumer goods professionals in Atlanta who will share their perspective on the current conditions and their views on the future.
Deputy Dean for the Full-Time MBA Program
Brad White, '01
Managing Principal & COO, (r)evolution
Paul Zaffaroni, '97
Director - Consumer and Business Services Investment Banking Group, ROTH Capital Partners
Senior Vice President, Global Consumer Products, Sony Pictures Entertainment
Greg Goetcheus, '98
Director of Space Analysis, The Home Depot
Margaret Hardin, 96
President & COO, Munchkin
Brigette Philpot, '05
Director of Strategic Initiatives and Sustainable Business Process Integration, The Coca-Cola Company
Robert W. Schult
Managing Partner, VMG Partners
Jeff Watts, '78
Retired Chief Financial Officer, TOMS Shoes
Richard Westenberger, '96
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Carter's Inc.
Ted Wright, '00
Founder and CEO, Fizz