Krispy Kreme CEO to Speak at ECU

James Morgan, chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, will speak at East Carolina University on Tuesday, Feb. 19 as a part of the Cunanan Leadership Speaker Series hosted by the College of Business. The public is invited to attend this free event, which will begin at 3:30 pm in Wright Auditorium at ECU.

Jim MorganMorgan was named president and CEO of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. in January 2008. He has been a member of the Krispy Kreme board of directors since 2000 and was elected chairman in 2005. Prior to joining Krispy Kreme, Morgan was chairman and CEO of Wachovia Securities following the acquisition of Interstate/Johnson Lane Inc. by Wachovia Corporation. Before it was acquired by Wachovia Corporation, Morgan served as chairman and CEO of Interstate/Johnson Lane, Inc. He has more than 37 years of business experience and is a 1969 graduate of Vanderbuilt University. He also served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy.

Dr. Stan Eakins, dean of the College of Business, said, “Mr. Morgan brings deep institutional knowledge and perspective regarding Krispy Kreme’s strengths, challenges, and opportunities. We are delighted to host such a notable business leader and learn from his unique insights and experiences.”

Mark your calenders for this special presentation!

Who: James Morgan – Chairman, President, and CEO of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc.

What: Cunanan Leadership Speaker Series

Where: Wright Auditorium at ECU

When: Tuesday, Feb 19th at 3:30 p.m.


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