100 Years and Growing: 100 Years and Innovating | 100 Years and Giving | 100 Years and Evolving

Executive Chairman John Thacher

What the 1920s teach us about overcoming challenges.


In this video, Executive Chairman John Thacher talks about overcoming adversity with resilience and creativity – just as we did in the 1920s, when the stock market crash and Great Depression that followed tested the nation and the company.


Additional Videos

Michael J. Hunter

CFO Michael J. Hunter

What the 1930s can teach us about the world we are in now.

Anne Cleary.

Vice President, Human Resources Anne Cleary

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

Mike Wilbur.

CEO AND PRESIDENT OF CAVALLO VENTURES, MIKE WILBUR – The 1950s

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.

Amie Thesingh.

Vice President, Corporate Business Development, Amie Thesingh – The 1970s

Vice President, Corporate Business Development Amie Thesingh talks about how the 1970s saw an interesting mix of changes happening in the world and at Wilbur-Ellis. She also shares how corporate social responsibility drives business decisions every day.

Andrew Loder.

Nutrition President, Andrew Loder – The 1980s

Nutrition President Andrew Loder talks about how the 1980s were a time of significant global political change and business transformation. He also shares the important role growth through acquisitions has had and continues to have on Wilbur-Ellis’ success.
Tim Nestler.

General Counsel Tim Nestler — 1990s

General Counsel Tim Nestler talks about how the 1990s was overall a peaceful decade with globalization at the forefront. He also shares how the internet revolution cemented itself in the 90s and how Wilbur-Ellis added and continues to add value to its customers through cutting edge technology.

John Buckley

CEO AND PRESIDENT, JOHN BUCKLEY – THE 2000S

President, John Buckley talks about how the 2000s had a significant amount of turmoil, but also a lot of progress for the world and the Company. He also shares how Wilbur-Ellis formalized its Impact Fund and has donated more than $7 million to local organizations around the world.

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