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

Mike Wilbur

CEO and President of Cavallo Ventures

In this video, CEO and President of Cavallo Ventures 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.

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John P. Thacher.


In Lessons from a Decade, Chairman John Thacher discusses what the 1920s can teach us about current-day challenges and opportunities.


Michael J. Hunter


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

Anne Cleary.

Vice President, Human Resources, Anne Cleary – The 1940s

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

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.