Freese Talks about Ben and Jerry


The Student Program Board at Stony Brook Southampton will present Walt Freese, chief executive of operations of the Ben & Jerry’s ice cream company, who will share his insights through a presentation, “How to Lead With Your Values and Make Money, Too—The Story Behind Ben & Jerry’s,” on Friday, April 4, at 6:30 p.m. in the special events room of the Student Center.

Mr. Freese, who joined the company based in South Burlington, Vermont, as chief marketing officer in 2001 manages Ben & Jerry’s marketing, retail operations and human resources.

When Ben & Jerry’s was acquired by Unilever in 2001, the company continued its commitment to its social mission by upholding environmental sustainability and corporate philanthropy. Consistently recognized as a leader in corporate social responsibility, Ben & Jerry’s ranks among the top companies in an independent survey of American’s attitudes and perceptions of corporate citizenship.

This talk is free and open to the public. For more information, call 632-5132.

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