Chief Financial Officer Michael J. Hunter
What the 1930s can teach us about the world we are in now.
In this video, Chief Financial Officer Michael J. Hunter talks about how Wilbur-Ellis managed through the Great Depression in the 1930s, finding opportunity amid the hardship. The 1930s was also when the company acquired Connell, a key part of our business today.
CHAIRMAN JOHN THACHER – THE 1920s
In Lessons from a Decade, Chairman John Thacher discusses what the 1920s can teach us about current-day challenges and opportunities.
Vice President, Human Resources Anne Cleary
What the 1940s can teach us about the importance of shared purpose and values.
PRESIDENT AND CEO 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
PRESIDENT AND CEO, JOHN BUCKLEY – THE 2000S
President and CEO, 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.
Member, Wilbur-Ellis Board of Directors Matthew Rowland—2010-Present
Member of the Wilbur-Ellis Board of Directors and Chair of the Wilbur Family Assembly & Council Matthew Rowland talks about how 2010 to present day was a time of growth and innovation within each division of the Company. He also shares how COVID-19 has been the greatest challenge, but Wilbur-Ellis employees have still made the past year quite a success.
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