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

      America Makes Director, Operations
      A.O. Smith SVP, Strategy & Corporate Development
      AMETEK SVP, Corporate Development
      AMSTED Industries President, Consolidated Metco
      AMSTED Industries President, Rail
      AZZ Incorporated President, CEO, & Director
      Barnes Group VP, Aerospace OEM
      Bison Gear & Engineering Corp. President & CEO
      Brady Corp. VP, Global Marketing
      Briggs & Stratton Corp. VP, Corporate Communications & Public Affairs
      Brunswick Corp. VP, Global Operations
      Caterpillar VP, Diversified Products
      Columbus McKinnon Corp. VP, Americas
      Columbus McKinnon Corp. VP, EMEA
      Columbus McKinnon Corp. Treasurer
      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
      Deere & Co. Director, Economic/Community Development
      Dover Corp. President, Engineered Systems
      Dover Corp. EVP, Engineered Systems
      Dover Corp. SVP, Corporate Development
      Ferro Corp. VP & CFO
      Finishing Brands Holdings Senior Product Manager
      Finishing Brands Holdings Product Manager
      Fortune Brands Home & Security VP & GM, Safety
      Gibraltar Industries President
      Graco VP & GM
      The Greenbrier Companies SVP, Marketing & Sales
      Handy & Harman President & CEO
      Hexagon AB VP, Global Operations
      Hillenbrand President & CEO
      Hillenbrand SVP & CFO
      Hillenbrand SVP, Strategy & Industrial Products
      Hillenbrand SVP, Corporate Development
      Hubbell EVP, Marketing & Sales
      Kaman Corp. Chairman, President, & CEO
      Kennametal VP & CMO
      Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc. Senior Director, Global Sourcing
      Lindsay Corporation VP, Irrigation Business
      Marsh USA SVP, Client Executive
      Marsh USA SVP, U.S. Manufacturing & Automotive
      Mayville Engineering Co. VP, Sales and Marketing
      Mayville Engineering Co. VP, HR
      Mayville Engineering Co. VP, Strategic Planning
      Mayville Engineering Co. VP, Corporate Controller
      Mayville Engineering Co. VP, Operations
      MSA President & CEO
      MSA President, NA
      MSA VP, Global Operational Excellence
      Nordson Corp. VP, Global Continuous Improvement
      NSK Corp. Director, Automotive
      Oracle Applications Sales Representative
      Oracle Applications Sales Representative
      Oracle Senior Director, Industry Solutions
      Parker Hannifin Corp. VP, Sales & Marketing
      Pentair President, Technical Solutions
      Pettibone Group HR Director
      PMMI VP, Market Development
      RBC Capital Markets Co-Head and Managing Director
      Remy International, Inc. SVP & COO
      Remy International, Inc. VP, Marketing & Strategic Planning
      Rexnord Corp. SVP, Global Sales & Marketing
      Rockwell Automation VP & GM
      Rockwell Automation VP, Market Development
      Rockwell Collins SVP & CFO
      Shure SVP & CFO
      Siemens President, Digital Factory Division
      Siemens President, Customer Services
      Siemens VP, Automation Systems
      Siemens Industry Sector Communications
      Southco, Inc. VP, Managing Director, Americas
      Spencer Stuart VP
      Stanley Black & Decker President, Industrial & Automotive Repair NA
      Textron CFO
      Textron President, Industrial
      Textron VP, Commercial
      Titan International President
      TransCanada Corp. VP, Keystone Projects
      Tuthill Corp. VP, Finance
      West Pharmaceutical Services VP, Global Operations
      West Pharmaceutical Services VP, Americas
      Worthington Industries President, Pressure Cylinders

      as of 03.20.15


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
Panelist:Corey Goulet, Vice President, Keystone Projects, TransCanada

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 and Managing Principal Consumer & 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

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

Download the Executive Summit 2015 Agenda.

updated 03.25.15

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