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Dean's Executive Leadership Series Hosts Food Industry Executive Dan Sanders
Register for this event on the Graduate School of Business and Management Web site.
The Dean's Executive Leadership Series at the Graduate School of Business and Management will host Dan Sanders, a seasoned executive in the food industry and supermarket sector, Tuesday, Mar. 12, at 5:30 p.m. at the Center Club in Costa Mesa, Calif.
As a Supervalu division president, Sanders led Albertsons in Southern California and Las Vegas and ACME Markets in Pennsylvania during business transformations that ultimately resulted in the sale of both companies to private equity investors.
Prior to serving in the publically traded arena, Sanders was the chief executive officer of United Supermarkets, an award-winning, family-owned retailer based in Texas. His business career started in the entrepreneurial environment, working alongside his mentor, Galen Walters, at Adplex, a highly regarded marketing company specializing in advertising production and business consultative services for high-profile corporate, retail, and entertainment organizations. In addition to specializing in circular production and printing, Adplex developed innovative Web-based rich media software to help companies like American Airlines, NASCAR Images, HP, and YMCA manage their intellectual property.
Before entering the business world, Sanders served as an officer in the United States Air Force. He is a graduate of Lubbock Christian University and Pepperdine University's Graziadio School of Business and Management. Sanders is also the author of two books, Built to Serve and Equipped to Lead (coauthored with Walters).
About the Dean's Executive Leadership Series
The Dean's Executive Leadership Series brings leading business practitioners and thought leaders to one of Pepperdine University's campuses to discuss real-world challenges and opportunities facing the business community today.
For more information and to register, visit the Graduate School of Business and Management Web site.