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Indiana University Bloomington

Center for Brand Leadership

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The Center for Brand Leadership is a close-knit group of top MBA students, faculty, alumni, and corporate partners who share a wealth of industry knowledge and contacts.

About Us

Advisory Board

The Center for Brand Leadership advisory board is a group of distinguished business executives who represent some of the most respected companies in the world. Board members work with the Center to keep our educational programs for MBA students and practicing managers on the cutting edge of business practice. They help us to focus our research agenda on key issues that move the field forward. As representatives of our corporate partners, advisory board members also serve as our gateway to the resources of their firms.

Mike NiethammerDirector of Marketing, Lean CuisineNestlé Prepared Foods Company,
Nestlé USA
Eric BauchetDirector,
Global Product Sourcing
Tom LopezVice President, MarketingKraft-Oscar Mayer Foods
John ButcherVice President of EntertainmentTarget
Chris WilkinsPresident, Store BrandsConAgra Foods
Mike SuttererVice President, MarketingThe Scotts Company
Michael KnappGlobal Product Brand Director, NeuroscienceEli Lilly & Co.
Robert StohlerExecutive Vice President (retired)
Founder, Bloomington Brands
Bloomington Brands
Anton VincentPresident, Baking Products DivisionGeneral Mills
John SchmitzVice President Industrial FoodsLand O’Lakes, Inc.