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Foreign subsidiaries, global brands, manufacturing on the menu for Lansing luncheon speaker series

Publish Date: Monday, January 24, 2005

Mid-Michigan business leaders, policymakers and students have three opportunities over the next several weeks to connect with the realities of world commerce - and each other - during the International Business Forum speaker series. Tuesday, February 8, 2005 "Building a Foreign Subsidiary in Michigan" Sten Sjöberg, President and CEO of SSAB HardTech, Inc., a subsidiary of the Swedish Steel Group Tuesday, March 22, 2005 "Building Successful Global Brands" Timothy J. O'Donovan, President and CEO of Wolverine World Wide, Inc. Tuesday, April 12, 2005 "Manufacturing and the New Global Realities" John "Mac" MacIlroy, President and CEO of Michigan Manufacturers Association (MMA) The series is co-sponsored by the Greater Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce and Lansing Community College as well as Michigan State University (Center for International Business Education and Research [CIBER] at the Eli Broad College of Business, the Center for Advanced Studies and International Development [CASID], and the College of Law), and is held at the Michigan Athletic Club, 2900 Hannah Boulevard, East Lansing. Tickets are $20 and reservations are required. Contact Beverly Wilkins, 517/353-4336, or For more information, visit