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Ferrum News

Former General Motors Executive Kicks Off New Executive in Residence Program at Ferrum College

9/18/2009

 Ferrum College will welcome E. Michael Mutchler, a former General Motors executive to campus on Wednesday, September 23rd to kick off the Executive in Residence program, a new program designed to bring top business executives to campus. Each academic year, four distinguished and influential business leaders will be invited to share their experiences, skills and “real-world” business expertise.

E. Michael Mutchler retired from General Motors Corp. (GM) after more than four decades of service. He served as Vice President and Group Executive in charge of GM’s North American Operations Powertrain Group and as a member of both GM’s North American Strategy Board and the GM International Strategy Board.

Mutchler, as well as the other executives who come to campus will hold two lecture sessions, one in the afternoon, the other in the evening. Evening sessions will be held at 7 p.m. in the Blue Ridge Mountain Room in Franklin Hall. It is free and open to the public. In addition to the lecture sessions, executives will also visit with students during classes and dinners. Select groups of students, such as some members of Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), as well as some Bonner Scholars will be invited to attend private receptions with each guest.

For more information about Mutchler’s upcoming visit, contact the Corporate Relations Office at (540) 365-4218.