Goodyear Executive Leadership Forum to feature Chris Connor


The University of Akron

Christopher Connor

The Institute for Global Business, in the College of Business Administration at The University of Akron, in partnership with The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, will host the Goodyear Executive Leadership Forum on Tuesday, March 11, at 1:45 p.m. in the Student Union Theatre.

The featured speaker will be Christopher M. Connor, chairman and chief executive officer of The Sherwin-Williams Company, a $10 billion global leader in the paint and coatings industry that is headquartered in Cleveland.

Connor, a graduate of Walsh Jesuit High School and The Ohio State University, joined the Fortune 500 Company in 1983. He became became CEO in October 1999 and chairman in April 2000.

The Goodyear Executive Leadership Forum offers students, faculty, staff and friends a unique opportunity to hear the views of global business leaders. Reservations may be directed to

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