The Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce Rooster Booster Breakfast is this Thursday, May 5, 2016, at 7:30 a.m. Central Standard Time. Gorman Recruiting is sponsoring the event.
The speaker is Bracken P. Darrell, president and chief executive officer of Fortune 500 company, Logitech. As CEO, Darrell is responsible for Logitech’s strategy for growth and profitability, for the vision for the brand as well as for the company’s operations. Mr. Darrell joined Logitech as president in April 2012 and assumed the role of chief executive officer in January 2013.
Mr. Darrell brings to Logitech more than twenty years of experience in business management and brand management in successful global consumer companies, including Whirlpool, Procter & Gamble, and General Electric. His broad executive management experience has spanned manufacturing, supply chain, product innovation, consumer services, and marketing – targeting customers in mature and emerging markets. He has led growth and reinvention for iconic brands such as Old Spice, Gillette, Braun, KitchenAid, and Whirlpool.
Before joining Logitech, Mr. Darrell was executive vice president of Whirlpool Corporation and president of Whirlpool EMEA, where he guided the company through the economic downturn of 2008. Previously, Mr. Darrell was with Procter & Gamble, most recently as the president of Braun, the home appliance business. In addition to a total of twelve years with Procter & Gamble – in executive management positions as well as earlier years in brand management – Mr. Darrell served with General Electric Company for five years, most recently as the general manager of Consumer Home Service. Mr. Darrell began his career with Arthur Anderson and then PepsiCo.
Bracken Darrell holds an M.B.A. degree from Harvard Business School and a B.A. degree in English from Hendrix College in Arkansas.
Rooster Booster is the monthly breakfast meeting and premier event for our 102-year-old organization. Held at the Owensboro Convention Center on the banks of the Ohio River, “Rooster Booster” is considered the largest and most notable monthly chamber meetings in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
Reservations are required by Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. Reservations may be made by visiting chamber.owensboro.com and clicking on
Reservations may be made by visiting chamber.owensboro.com and clicking on events calendar, May Rooster Booster; or by calling 270.926.1860. Cost is $12 per Chamber Member/$20 for non-Chamber members. The event is open to the public.
Reservations may be made by visiting chamber.owensboro.com and clicking on events calendar, May Rooster Booster; or by calling 270.926.1860. Cost is $12 per Chamber Member/$20 for non-Chamber members.
The event is open to the public.