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The McKinnon Distinguished CEO Lecture Series

Sonnet and Ian McKinnon The McKinnon Distinguished CEO Lecture Series was created in 2010 by Anderson alum, Sonnet McKinnon, and her husband, D. Ian McKinnon, as an expression of their commitment to UNM and the Anderson School.

This endowed CEO Lecture Series will provide a glimpse into the minds of successful entrepreneurs and business leaders. These distinguished lecturers will articulate lessons learned and provide insight into our complex business world. Alumni, friends and the business community will benefit from discussions ranging from business ethics to practical applications of academic theory. Lectures are free and open to the public.

Upcoming CEO Lectures

Douglas L. Peterson

President & CEO, S&P Global
The State of the Global Economy, Risks to Growth and a Path to a Greater Good.
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
Hotel Albuquerque

This is a free event, however seating is limited and reservations are required. Click the link below to reserve your seat!
Reserve Your Seat for the McKinnon CEO Lecture Series!

Douglas L. PetersonMr. Peterson was born in Albuquerque and raised in Santa Fe before returning to Albuquerque to graduate from Del Norte High School. He earned his MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an undergraduate degree in mathematics and history from Claremont McKenna College.

Douglas L. Peterson was elected President and Chief Executive Officer of S&P Global, effective November 2013, and he joined the Company in September 2011 as President of Standard & Poor’s Rating Services. S&P Global is a leading provider of transparent and independent ratings, benchmarks, analytics and data to the capital and commodity markets worldwide. The Company’s divisions include S&P Global Ratings, S&P Global Market Intelligence, S&P Dow Jones Indices and S&P Global Platts.

Previously, Mr. Peterson was the Chief Operating Officer of Citibank, N.A., Citigroup’s principal banking entity that operates in more than 100 countries. He was with Citigroup for 26 years, during which time he led diversified businesses in investment and corporate banking, brokerage, asset management, private equity and retail banking. His prior roles include CEO of Citigroup Japan, Chief Auditor of Citigroup and Country Manager for Costa Rica and Uruguay.