Fall 2009 Distinguished Speakers


Harry McMahon ’75 P’08 P’09 – October 2, 2009
Harry McMahon is Executive Vice Chairman of Global Corporate & Investment Banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. In this role, he is focused on creating value for a broad array of the firm’s corporate clients. He interacts primarily with CEO’s and Corporate Directors across industries and geographic regions to provide ideas, innovative solutions, and superior execution. Mr. McMahon is also the Chair of the CMC Board of Trustees.

Jon Kirchner '89 – October 23, 2009
Jon E. Kirchner ’89 is President and CEO of DTS, Inc., a global high performance technology company dedicated to delivering the ultimate entertainment experience. Mr. Kirchner is responsible for the overall corporate direction of DTS, Inc., and its brands.

David West P’12 – November 9, 2009
David J. West is President and Chief Executive Officer, The Hershey Company, the leading manufacturer of quality confectionery and snack products. Prior to his current position, Mr. West was Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, where he was responsible for the company’s day-to-day operations, including Hershey’s North American Commercial Group, International Commercial Group, and global supply chain activities.