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Vice President, Human Resources Anne Cleary

What the 1940s can teach us about the importance of shared purpose and values.

In this video, Vice President of Human Resources Anne Cleary talks about how Wilbur-Ellis managed through World War II by adapting to the changing landscape and supporting its employees. The 1940s saw many employees enter the war and return to Wilbur-Ellis, thanks to our shared purpose and values.

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John P. Thacher.

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Michael J. Hunter

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER MICHAEL J. HUNTER – THE 1930s

Michael J. Hunter talks about how Wilbur-Ellis managed through the Great Depression in the 1930s, finding opportunity amid the hardship.

Mike Wilbur.

CEO AND PRESIDENT OF CAVALLO VENTURES, MIKE WILBUR

Mike Wilbur talks about how the 1950s were a time of expansion and transformation for the company. Behind founder Brayton Wilbur’s handshake, integrity and accountability, the company grew across the U.S. and into Asia.

Dan Willey.

Chief Information Officer, Dan Wiley – The 1960s

Chief Information Officer Dan Willey talks about how the 1960s was a time of great political and social change globally. He also shares how Wilbur-Ellis went through transitions, including a major leadership change during the decade.