2018 Michigan CEO Summit

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

8:00am - 2:00pm


1 Washington Blvd., Detroit, MI 48226

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Highlights from the 2018 Michigan CEO Summit

On November 1, 2018, nearly 500 business executives, community leaders and policy makers met at the 7th annual Michigan CEO Summit to discuss what it takes to succeed and prosper both as individual enterprises and as a state.


Christy McDonald, One Detroit Anchor, Detroit Public Television

One Michigan

Hear from the leader of one of Michigan’s top companies on how we can come together and unleash our state’s competitive power.
Patti Poppe, President & CEO, CMS Energy & Consumers Energy

21st Century Health Care: What's on the Horizon?

Find out how new technologies, therapies and changing cost structures are transforming the face of health care in Michigan.
John Hendrickson, CEO, C&H Solutions LLC and former CEO, Perrigo
Lara Latham, Vice President, Healthcare Systems, Stryker
Daniel J. Loepp, President & CEO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Next-Generation Family Businesses: Standing the Test of Time

Family‐owned businesses face a unique set of challenges. Learn how leaders successfully transition their corporate heritage into winning strategies for the future.
Ron E. Hall Jr., President & CEO, Bridgewater Interiors, LLC
Ben C. Maibach III, Vice Chairman & Chief Community Officer, Barton Malow Company
Brig Sorber, Executive Chairman, Two Men And A Truck/International, Inc.
Robert S. Taubman, Chairman, President & CEO, Taubman Centers, Inc.

Seizing the Day: Our Plan for a Stronger Michigan

Michigan is ready for fresh, bold strategies that propel us even further into economic vitality. Learn more about ways we can advance and outperform in a competitive global economy.
Doug Rothwell, President & CEO, Business Leaders for Michigan

Breaking Through Traditional Barriers: Growing Your Bottom Line Through UX

The user experience—or UX—encompasses all aspects of a consumer’s interaction with your organization. Learn how to develop a powerful UX that allows you to acquire new business and build brand loyalty.
Chris Granger, Group President, Sports & Entertainment, Ilitch Holdings, Inc.
Julia Oswald, Senior Vice President, Business Insights, Strategy & Consumer Insights, Domino's
Brian Pugh, Director, Digital User Experience, Meijer

Luncheon Keynote Speaker: Are You Doing Everything Possible to Prepare for What's Next?

One of the most respected CEOs in the transportation industry shares ideas for keeping your organization on top during times of rapid disruption and change. Learn how to manage in the midst of disruption through mindful planning, data analysis and a smart investment strategy.
Richard Anderson, President & CEO, Amtrak

Closing Remarks

Sandra E. Pierce, Chairman - Huntington Bank, Private Client Group & Regional Banking Director, Huntington Bank

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