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Indiana University Bloomington

Office of Development & Alumni Relations

The Kelley Advantage

The Kelley School has reached an important milestone: 100,000 Kelley alumni around the world.

Worldwide Reputation

When I've faced important decisions, I have leaned heavily on past professors who continue to serve as my mentors.

Mike Evans,
BS '85

Alumni Awards

Jeff M. Fettig Jeff M. Fettig (BS '79, MBA '81)
Academy of Alumni Fellows 2000

Jeff Fettig was named president and chief operating officer of Whirlpool Corporation in June 1999. He also was appointed to the company’s board of directors. Headquartered in Benton Harbor, MI, the company is the world’s leading manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances.

He began his career at Whirlpool as an operations associate in 1981 after receiving his MBA from Indiana University. Fettig held a number of managerial positions in operations, sales, planning, and product development before being promoted to vice president of marketing for the KitchenAid Appliance Group in 1989. In 1990 he was named vice president of marketing for the Philips Whirlpool Appliance Group of Whirlpool Europe B.V., the company’s European subsidiary. In 1992 he became vice president of group marketing and sales of the North American Appliance Group. Fettig was named an executive vice president of Whirlpool and president of Whirlpool Europe and Asia in 1994.

A native of Tipton, IN, Fettig also holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from IU. He is a member of the Kelley School of Business Dean’s Advisory Council.