David Heenan is a trustee of the Estate of James Campbell, one of the nation’s largest landowners, and a visiting professor at Georgetown University. Formerly, he served as chairman and CEO of Theo. H. Davies & Co., Ltd., the North American holding company for the Hong Kong-based Jardine Matheson. Earlier, he was the vice president for academic affairs at the University of Hawaii and, before that, dean of its business school. In addition, he has worked internationally for Chevron, Citigroup and Jardine Matheson.
An active writer, Heenan’s articles have appeared in such diverse publications as the Harvard Business Review (seven times), the Sloan Management Review, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and The Christian Science Monitor. He is the author or co-author of seven other books, including Bright Triumphs from Dark Hours, Flight Capital, Co-Leaders and Double Lives.
Heenan holds the A.B. degree from the College of William and Mary, the M.B.A. from Columbia University and the Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. He has served on the faculties of the Wharton School, Columbia Business School and the University of Hawai‘i. He also serves or has served on the boards of eight publicly traded companies.
Attendees will learn how to:
· Check your ego at the door - CEOs should think of themselves as temporary stewards, not lifelong rulers of the kingdom.
· Stage your exit - The transition to what’s next may take a while.
· Develop elastic interests - These eclectic types believe that lifestyles can – and should – be elastic.
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