Clarence Otis: Becoming an Effective Leader... Especially When You're Black

Feb 14, 2022

12:40 PM - 01:40 PM

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Clarence Otis

In celebration of Black History Month, the College of Law, UI Center for Human Rights, and the Tippie College of Business welcomes Clarence Otis for a special virtual lecture on February 14 from 12:40-1:40pm. The lecture is titled "Becoming an Effective Leader... Especially When You're Black".

Clarence Otis is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Darden Restaurants, Inc., the largest company-owned and operated full-service restaurant company in the world. Mr. Otis serves as a board member with Verizon, the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, and The Travelers Companies. His 20 years at Darden Restaurants provides him with critical perspectives on operations, strategy and management of a complex organization and a large-scale workforce, and his board service  provides extensive risk management expertise.

Join the event at: https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/92282594479

All are welcome to attend; prior registration is not required.

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