April 27 Global Matters: Achieving Growth in Challenging Markets

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Michael J. Houston
Ecolab-Pierson M. Grieve Chair in International Marketing
Associate Dean of Global Initiatives
Carlson Global Institute
University of Minnesota
Carlson School of Management, 3-171
321 - 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Phone: 612-625-2075
E-Mail: mhouston@umn.edu

Achieving Growth in Challenging Markets

As firms consider going global, they must devise strategies to reconcile the challenges and opportunities inherent to emerging markets. Over the last five years, General Mills' Latin American operations have achieved growth, both organically as well as with strategic acquisitions.

Sean N. Walker has served as President for Latin America at General Mills for the last 8 years. Drawing from his experience leading the firm's endeavors in Mexico, Central America, and South America, Mr. Walker will share his tips for achieving growth in emerging markets.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
3:30-4:30 p.m. Remarks and Q & A
4:30-5:30 p.m. Reception

Carlson School of Management
University of Minnesota
321 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455

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