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Michelin prez to speak at May Carolina Alumni Weekend

Contact: Peggy Binette 803-777-5400

Dick Wilkerson, chairman and president of Michelin North America, will be a featured speaker for the Darla Moore School of Business Friday, May 13, during May Carolina Alumni Weekend on the University of South Carolina campus.

Dick Wilkerson
Dick Wilkerson

May Carolina Alumni Weekend, to be held May 13 - 14, is a Carolina springtime tradition that offers exhibits, lectures, tours and receptions for alumni. The event is free and open to all alumni, but an RSVP is requested. To respond, go to the website:

Wilkerson’s speech, “Working Together to Improve the Quality of Education in South Carolina,” will take place at 3:30 p.m. May 13 in Lumpkin Auditorium, located on the eighth floor of the Moore School. After the talk, the Dean’s Reception will take place at 4:30 p.m. in the garden adjacent to the Moore School.

Wilkerson was named chairman and president in August 2008. He oversees operations for Michelin North America, which includes the United States, Canada and Mexico. He is also the chairman of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

Alumni can find the full schedule of events for May Carolina Alumni Weekend at Most events are free but do require an RSVP.

By Office of Media Relations

Posted: 04/27/11 @ 11:00 AM | Updated: 10/13/11 @ 1:53 PM | Permalink

May Carolina Alumni Weekend

  • What: Springtime tradition featuring exhibits, lectures, tours and receptions
  • Who: Dick Wilkerson, chairman and president of Michelin North America, to be featured speaker
  • When: May 13 - 14 (Wilkerson speech Friday, 3:30 p.m. Lumpkin Auditorium)

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