Dean Leadership Institute Presents: Michael Spillane

  • The Dean Leadership Institute Presents: Michael Spillane

    Thursday, February 15, 2018

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    Michael Spillane(1)Dean College is honored to host Michael Spillane, President of Categories and Product at NIKE for the Dean College Leadership Institute Executive Lecture Series on Thursday, February 15, 2018. The Executive Series offers a unique and interactive opportunity for students, alumni and the local community to interact with today’s business leaders.

    Spillane is responsible for developing the strategy that drives the creation of all NIKE footwear, apparel and equipment. He also leads the merchandising of all product to the global marketplace. Prior to his current position, he was a GM and VP for NIKE, Greater China. He also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Umbro Ltd. and Chief Executive Officer of CVEO Corporation (formerly, Converse Inc.). 

    With extensive experience in marketing consumer products, Spillane previously held senior management roles at leading apparel and textile companies, including Malden Mills, Tommy Hilfiger USA, Jockey International, and Missbrenner, Inc. Spillane serves on the board of directors at The Boston Beer Co., and Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA).

    Featuring an unprecedented list of national business leaders, including past speakers like Robert K. Kraft, Jonathan Kraft, Bert Jacobs, Anne M. Finucane, the Executive Lecture Series is a signature event for the Dean Leadership Institute and an exciting opportunity for our students and the community to gain knowledge from an experienced business executive. 

    The speaking program will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Guidrey Center at Dean College, 109 West Central Street, Franklin, MA on February 15, 2018. The program is FREE and open to the public. Registration is required as seating is limited. 

    6:30 p.m. Thursday, February 15, 2018
    Dean College | 109 West Central Street, Franklin, MA


    This is a free event, open to the public.

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    Please note, bags may be subject to inspection before entering the Guidrey Center. Thank you.

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  • Past DLI Speakers

    2017 - Angela McKay 
    Director of the Government Security Policy and Strategy

    2016 - Jonathan Kraft
    The Kraft Group

    2015 - Jerry Sargent
    Citizens Bank Massachusetts

    2014 - Bianca de la Garza
    WCVB Channel 5

    2013 - Bert Jacobs
    Chief Executive Optimist
    Life is good

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