Krispy Kreme CEO to speak at ECU



The chief executive officer of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts will present “Pursuing a Passion,” at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 19 in Wright Auditorium at East Carolina University.

James Morgan, named president and CEO of the company in 2008, is speaking as part of the Cunanan Leadership Speaker Series hosted by the ECU College of Business. The event is free and open to the public.

Morgan joined the Krispy Kreme board of directors in 2000 and was elected as its chairman in 2005. Prior to joining Krispy Kreme, he was chairman and CEO of Wachovia Securities and of Interstate/Johnson Lane

A 1969 graduate of Vanderbilt University, Morgan has more than 37 years of experience in business leadership positions. He also served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy.

For additional information contact the College of Business Professional Programs, or call 252-328-6377.