As the creator of the annual Edelman Trust Barometer, Richard has become one of the foremost authorities on trust in business, government, media and NGOs.
"An Industry Thought Leader"
President and CEO of the World's Largest Public Relations Firm
Thursday, September 17, 2015
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Edelman Board Room, 200 East Randolph St., Chicago, IL
About the Speaker:
Richard Edelman is the president and CEO of Edelman, the world’s largest public relations firm, with 65 offices and 5,500 employees worldwide. Richard has extensive experience in marketing and reputation management, having led assignments with major corporations, NGOs and family businesses in over 25 industries around the world. He has counseled countries in every region of the world on economic development programs.
As the creator of the annual Edelman Trust Barometer, Richard has become one of the foremost authorities on trust in business, government, media and NGOs. Under Richard's leadership, the agency has garnered many of the industry’s top accolades. Richard, himself, also has earned many industry honors. He is regarded as an industry thought leader. Richard topped PRWeek‘s list of most powerful executives in 2013 and was recognized as the third highest rated CEO by Glassdoor in 2014, among others. Richard serves on the Board of Directors of the Ad Council, the Atlantic Council, the Children’s Aid Society, the 9/11 Museum and the Arthur Page Society. He is a member of the World Economic Forum and PR Seminar.
Richard earned his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School in 1978 and a Bachelor of Arts from Harvard College in 1976. He graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy in 1972.
DATE: Thursday, September 17, 2015
TIME: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
5:30 pm Registration & Networking
6:00 pm Speaker Presentation
LOCATION: Edelman - The Board Room, 200 East Randolph St., Chicago, ILEnjoy a visit to the Dan Edelman Office Museum next door to The Board Room
Wharton Club Members and their guests: $20/person
Non-Club Members: $40/person
Due to Security Measures, Advance Registration required. No Walk-Ins.
Reservations will be held at the door. You must have Photo ID upon entering the building for security purposes.
This event is being co-sponsored with the The Wharton Club of Chicago and Harvard Business School of Chicago Club.
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