Past event
LGBT+ in the Corner Office: CEOs Taking Action

Lou Aversano, CEO of Ogilvy USA will host the C-Suite Session as part of the 2019 Senior Leader Summit in the United States. 

At this session, we will launch the Out Leadership State CEO Briefs, our original research into the state-level business and legislative climate. Our keynote fireside will feature two of the senior most out leaders in the business world, both recently becoming CEO of their respective companies: Beth Ford, CEO, Land O’Lakes and Jim Fitterling, CEO, The Dow Chemical Company

Additional speakers include:

  • Laura Kelly, Governor, Kansas
  • Video Address: Sharice Davids, US Representative, Kansas
  • Kathleen Sebelius, 21st Secretary for Health and Human Services
  • Gus Kenworthy, Olympic Silver Medalist
  • John Richards, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig
  • Allison VanKuiken, Executive Director, TransCanWork
  • Sarah McBride, National Press Secretary, HRC
  • Pam Stewart, VP National Retail Sales, Coca-Cola North America
  • Sally Susman, EVP, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Pfizer
  • Beth Brook-Marciniak, Global Vice Chair of Public Policy, EY
  • David Djaha, Managing PartnerElect, Ropes & Gray

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