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Business Leadership Speaker Series: Lloyd D. Ward – Entrepreneur/Consultant/Business Executive
February 2, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lloyd is the Chairman of the Advisory Council for Legacy Acquisition Corp (“Legacy”). Legacy is a consumer-focused Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) that is listed and trades on the NYSE under the symbol “LGC”. For more information please visit www.legacyacquisition.com
Previously, Lloyd was an independent consultant in Consumer Products and Alternative Energy sectors. In addition, Lloyd has served as Chief Executive Officer and Secretary General of the United States Olympic Committee, Chairman and CEO of Maytag Corporation, President of Frito-Lay, Vice President of Pepsi Cola and Vice President and General Manager of Procter & Gamble. Lloyd is a member of the Beijing Economic Development Council and, previously, was a member of the Board of Directors of General Motors Corporation, JP Morgan Chase Co., Belo Corporation and Central and Southwest Utilities Corporation. He has also served on the Board of Directors of several non-profit organizations including the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, Ronald McDonald House, Dallas YMCA, Paul Quinn College, Jimmy Johnson Foundation, and Inroads of Southwest. Lloyd was embraced by Business Week Magazine as its cover story and had his life story included in the Good Morning America Millennium “Y2K” Time Capsule. Lloyd holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan State University and an MBA from Xavier University.