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Michele Kuhrt

Master of Accountancy 1989

Bachelor of Science 1988

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
from Crain's Cleveland Business: Welding equipment maker Lincoln Electric Co. (Nasdaq: LECO) announced it has named Michele R. Kuhrt, Weatherhead BS '88 and MAcc '89, executive vice president and chief information officer, effective July 1. Kuhrt will oversee the company’s information technology systems and will be responsible for “a broad range of global IT initiatives focused on supporting the company’s growth strategy, operations and IT infrastructure,” … [read more]

Karie Willyerd

Doctorate of Management 2003

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Is every business, even in the B2B world, competing with Google and Amazon? Does digital transformation demand new kinds of leadership and employee development strategies? These are among the questions answered in a sneak preview of the Leaders 2020 study from SAP SuccessFactors and Oxford Economics. Karie Willyerd, DM '03 and Digital Futurist at SAP SuccessFactors, shared the initial findings of this important research during a session at the recent SAPPHIRE NOW + ASUG … [read more]

Kevin Blakely

Executive MBA Program 2003

Thursday, June 9, 2016
Kevin Blakely, executive MBA '03, was recently appointed to the Navigant Board of Directors. Blakely also serves on the HSBC North American Holdings Board of Directors. Read more at