CHICAGO, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ilene Gordon, Chairman, President & CEO of Ingredion Incorporated will address an audience of Chicago business leaders at a February 14 th luncheon hosted by The Executives' Club of Chicago.
Gordon, one of Fortune's 50 most powerful women in business, has been Chairman, President & CEO of Ingredion since 2009. During that time she oversaw the $1.3 billion acquisition of National Starch. In a world where over one-half of mergers fail to add value, Gordon led the company through a successful integration and re-branding process. The Company's name was changed to Ingredion (from Corn Products International) to better reflect their position as an innovative, customer-focused provider of ingredient solutions.
Gordon is expected to discuss how she was able to address, identify, execute, and integrate a business transformation strategy, altering the growth trajectory of the company. She will also answer audience questions during the Q&A portion moderated by Deb DeHaas, Vice Chairman, Central Region Managing Partner & Chief Inclusion Officer, Deloitte LLP.KPMG is a platinum series sponsor for the Global Leaders Luncheon series. Other sponsors include Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and NW Indiana, JPMorgan Chase, Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Slack & Company. Upcoming Executives' Club programs include David Cote, Chairman & CEO of Honeywell on March 20 th and Robert A. Iger, Chairman & CEO of The Walt Disney Company on April 18 th. For more information or for tickets, visit http://centennial.executivesclub.org or call The Executives' Club at 312-263-3500. Event Details Thursday, February 14; Networking Reception: 11:45 a.m. Program: 12:00p.m.-1:45 p.m. Hilton Chicago, International Ballroom, 720 S. Michigan Ave. About The Executives' Club of Chicago One of the nation's oldest and most prestigious organizations, founded in 1911, the Club facilitates strategic relationship development, intellectual exchange and development of future leaders. Through its Global Leaders, Women's Leadership, Chicago CEO Series and other programming, the Club brings together business, civic and academic leaders from all industries to discuss strategies that address challenges and opportunities affecting Chicago and the world. SOURCE The Executives' Club of Chicago