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Berges Lecture Series 2012

The Berges Lecture Series is presented each fall by the Center for Ethics and Religious Values in Business and Institute for Ethical Business Worldwide. The series features senior executives speaking on their experiences of the ethical dimensions of business.


Built on Values

by Ann Rhoades, President, People Link

August 29, 2012

Ann Rhoades
Lecture will be held in 141 DeBartolo Hall.

Ann Rhoades is the president of People Link, a human resources consulting company, and the Executive Vice President of People for JetBlue Airways where she currently remains as a Board Member. Ann’s book “Built on Values” was released in January 2011.
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The Costco Story

by James Sinegal, Co-Founder and Director, Costco Corporation

September 10, 2012

James Sinegal
Lecture will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Jordan Auditorium.

Jim Sinegal is the Co-Founder and Director of Costco Corporation. Jim and his business partner Jeff Brotman co-founded Costco Wholesale in 1983.
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Deficits, Dilemmas, Purposes and Profits – Is it time that Business leads for the Poor?

by Michael Hastings, Lord Hastings of Scarisbrick, Global Head of Citizenship and Diversity, KPMG

September 18, 2012

Michael Hastings
Lecture will be held in 141 DeBartolo Hall.

Michael Hastings is KPMG’s Global Head of Citizenship and was previously the BBC’s first Head of Corporate Social Responsibility. Michael is a non-executive Director of British Telecom and a Trustee of the Vodafone Group Foundation.
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Core Values versus Ethical Rule

by Anthony Welters, Executive Vice President, United Health Group

October 25, 2012

Anthony Welters
Lecture will be held in the Jordan Auditorium.

Mr. Welters is Executive Vice President of UnitedHealth Group, which serves more than 70 million Americans through its health and well-being companies. In January 2011, Mr. Welters was appointed a Member of the Office of the CEO.
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Ethics and Energy

by Kristopher Keys, VP of Compliance, Exelon Corporation

November 14, 2012

Kristopher Keys
Lecture will be held in the Jordan Auditorium.

Kristopher (Kris) Keys joined Exelon as Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Compliance and Ethics in March 2012. As the Compliance and Ethics officer for Exelon, Keys is responsible for governance and oversight for the company’s corporate compliance program.
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