Third Annual Executive Summit 2015

Thought leadership

Helmuth Ludwig, CEO, Siemens Industry Sector, North America Stephen V. Gold, President and CEO, MAPI

What the Executive Summit is about

-Senior executives only

-Best-in-Class studies

-Roundtable dialogue

-Global economic insight

-Strategy in global markets

-Innovative management

Save the Date for May 14-15, 2015


By leveraging the experiences of their peers, members use MAPI to make their enterprises more competitive and to increase their personal effectiveness.

Attending in 2015

      A.O. Smith SVP, Strategy & Corporate Development
      AMSTED Industries President, Consolidated Metco
      Barnes Group VP, Aerospace OEM
      Brady Corp. VP, Global Marketing
      Brunswick Corp. VP, Global Operations
      Caterpillar VP, Diversified Products
      Columbus McKinnon Corp. VP, Americas
      Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. VP, Operations
      Crown Equipment Corp. VP, Manufacturing Operations
      Crown Equipment Corp. SVP, Manufacturing
      Crown Holdings President, Food Packaging NA
      Crown Holdings VP, Metals Technology
      Crown Holdings President, Beverage NA
      Crown Holdings EVP, Technology & Regulatory Affairs
      Crown Holdings President, Aerosols NA & Closures NA
      Dayton Superior Corp. SVP, Canada & Global Sales/Marketing
      Dayton Superior Corp. President & CEO
      Dayton Superior Corp. VP & CFO
      Dayton Superior Corp. VP, HR
      Dayton Superior Corp. SVP, Operations
      Ferro Corp. VP & CFO
      Fortune Brands Home & Security VP & GM, Safety
      Gibraltar Industries President
      Graco VP & GM
      Handy & Harman President & CEO
      Hexagon AB VP, Global Operations
      Hillenbrand President & CEO
      Hillenbrand SVP, Strategy & Industrial Products
      Hubbell EVP, Marketing & Sales
      Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc. Senior Director, Global Sourcing
      Lindsay Corporation VP, Irrigation Business
      MSA President & CEO
      NSK Corp. Director, Automotive
      Parker Hannifin Corp. VP, Sales & Marketing
      PMMI VP, Market Development
      Remy International, Inc. SVP & COO
      Rexnord Corp. SVP, Global Sales & Marketing
      Rockwell Automation VP, Market Development
      Rockwell Collins SVP & CFO
      Shure SVP & CFO
      Southco, Inc. VP, Managing Director, Americas
      Spencer Stuart VP
      Textron CFO
      Tuthill Corp. VP, Finance
      West Pharmaceutical Services VP, Global Operations

      as of 03.04.15


97% of attendees said content "very valuable"
100% found the format "effective"
100% of attendees said "likely to attend again"

About mAPI

A member organization (since 1933) focused on building strong leadership within manufacturing, and driving the growth, profitability, and stature of global manufacturers.

2015 Agenda

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
6:30 – 8 p.m

Opening Networking Reception

Thursday, May 14, 2015
8:45 – 9:45 a.m. General Session

Why the Future of U.S. Manufacturing Is So Damn Bright
Dr. Lowell Catlett, Economist and Futurist, Dean of College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, New Mexico State University

10 – 11 a.m Panel Session

Transformational Innovation in an Era of Exponential Change
Leader: Marcus Shingles, Partner, Deloitte - Leader Deloitte Innovation

11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Investing in Manufacturing's Future
Leader: Raj Batra, Siemens Digital Factory Division President

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Breakout Session One
Grant Park Room
Customers Don’t Want to Talk to Salespeople Anymore: How Technology Blew Up the Buying Process
Pierre Custeau, Senior Director, Industry Solutions, Oracle Marketing Cloud

Transforming Your Organization Through Purposeful Culture Change
Water Tower Park Room
Suzanne Burns, Vice President, SpencerStuart

Developing a Disciplined Strategy for Ecosystem Innovation
Grand Ballroom
Doug Bade, Vice Chairman – Consumer and Industrial Products, Deloitte
Francesco Fazio, Partner, Doblin/Deloitte
Fortune 1000 Company, TBD

2:45 – 3:45 p.m.

Breakout Session Two
The Internet of Things: Connecting the Unconnected
Grant Park Room
Presenter, Representative from Cisco

The U.S. Workforce of the Future
Water Tower Park Room
Rob Gorham, Director of Operations, America Makes

4 – 5 p.m.

Best Practices and Lessons Learned From the Battle for M&A
Leader: Glenn Riedman, Managing Director, RBC
Panelist: Bill Eginton, SVP, Corporate Development, AMETEK
Panelist: Steve Sellhausen, SVP, Corporate Development & Strategy, Dover Corporation

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Networking Reception

Friday, May 15, 2015
8 – 8:50 a.m.

Seven Leadership and Life Lessons
Susan O’Malley, Former President of Washington Sports and Entertainment, First Female President of a Professional Sports Franchise

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

How Business Leaders Create a Culture of Excellence
Leader: Jenn Callaway, Council Director, MAPI
Panelist: Terry Gebert, VP & GM, Systems and Solutions Business, Rockwell Automation
Panelist: Martin Swarbrick, President & CEO, Bison Gear & Engineering

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Never Quit: The Story of a Life Built on Successful Missions
Robert O’Neill, Navy SEAL Team Six

updated 03.04.15

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