Newswise — The University of Virginia Darden School of Business will welcome senior executives from top companies and organizations around the world to Grounds this fall for its Leadership Speaker Series.

Leaders in their field, the executives will share their stories, expertise and advice with Darden students, faculty, staff and guests.

The fall 2016 Leadership Speaker Series includes:

8 September: Dominic Barton, global managing partner, McKinsey & Co.12 September: Kevin Watters (MBA ’94), CEO, JP Morgan Chase & Co. Chase Card Services1 November: Dr. Andreas Kaufmann, chairman of the supervisory board and managing director, Leica Camera7 November: Pamela Sutton-Wallace, CEO, University of Virginia Medical Center9 November: Dr. Ulrich Bez, chairman and former CEO, Aston Martin15 November: Jim Moffatt, CEO, global consulting, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, and deputy CEO, Deloitte LLP29 November: Dr. Jacqualyn Fouse, president and COO, Celgene1 December: Kim Morrish (MBA ’93), owner and director, Ground Control

Darden establishes relationships with corporations and organizations representing a variety of industries to support innovative and collaborative teaching, faculty research and recruiting. These connections enhance Darden’s efforts to advance knowledge and ideas that can be put into action for practicing managers, as well as enhance Darden’s top-ranked business education experience for students.

The Darden Leadership Speaker Series talks are free and open to the public.

Watch videos of past Darden Leadership Speakers on Darden’s YouTube Channel. Many speakers also join Dean Beardsley in his one-on-one video interview series, Darden Ideas to Action C-Suite Insights.

###About the University of Virginia Darden School of Business

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business delivers the world’s best business education experience to prepare entrepreneurial, global and responsible leaders through its MBA, Ph.D. and Executive Education programs. Darden’s top-ranked faculty is renowned for teaching excellence and advances practical business knowledge through research. Darden was established in 1955 at the University of Virginia, a top public university founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819 in Charlottesville, Virginia.