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Spring 2019 Executive in Residence (NYC)

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Private equity partner at Twin Ridge Capital and advisor to KKR, Chris O’Leary ’81 first got his start as a Pace intern at PepsiCo. Join him on Thursday, April 18, to hear more about how he built a successful 35-year career!

Chris O’Leary ’81 is a graduate of Pace with a BBA in Marketing and an MBA from NYU. Following a 35-year career in marketing and general management at General Mills and PepsiCo, O’Leary is now in private equity as a partner at Twin Ridge Capital and an advisor to KKR. He’s also on the board for both Telephone and Data Systems Inc. and CARE USA.

As executive vice president and chief operating officer for General Mills International from 2006-2016, O’Leary was responsible for all businesses outside the US, totaling more than $6 billion in sales across over 100 countries and more than 20,000 employees. Prior to General Mills, O’Leary started his career at PepsiCo as a marketing intern. He applied for and landed an exclusive internship, working 30+ hours a week during his last three semesters at Pace. Now he’s here to share his expertise:

Thursday, April 18
2:00 p.m.
Schimmel Center
NYC Campus

Each year, chairs, CEOs, presidents, and other top executives visit Pace for a day to meet with students as part of Lubin’s Executive in Residence program. You’ll get the opportunity to interact with these guests throughout the day, asking questions, learning about positions in the industry, and sharing concerns as they prepare for their own business careers. You might meet the CEO of the next company you work for!

Please RSVP to attend the next Executive in Residence event.