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Citadel News Service

For Release
Sept. 24, 2004

Citadel Leadership Forum begins a new year

           Leaders in business, industry and the media will highlight this year's Citadel Leadership Forum speaker's series.

           Created in 2002, The Citadel Leadership Forum focuses on leadership and ethics in the lives of businesses and organizations. All events are free and open to the public.

The Private Sector and U. S. Defense
5:45 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 7, Duckett Hall Auditorium

           Ralph Crosby is chairman and CEO of EADS North America, a Washington, D.C.-based unit of global aerospace and defense company EADS, and a member of the EADS Executive Committee. Previously, Crosby was president of the Integrated Systems Sector of Northrop Grumman Corp., a position he held since its establishment in 1998. He previously served as an officer in the U.S. Army with duty in Germany, Vietnam and the United States. In his last military assignment he was military staff assistant to the vice president of the United States.

Challenges Facing Married Career MBAs and Private and Public Sector Innovation
5:45 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, Duckett Hall Auditorium

           Maybank Hagood is currently president and CEO of William M. Bird and Co., Inc., a Charleston flooring distributor. He has been with the company since 1989. He is also active in many community and business organizations, including the board of directors for SCANA Corp, South Carolina Chapter chairman of Young President's Organization, the Development Committee for Bishop Gadsden and Trident United Way.
Elizabeth McMillan Hagood currently serves as chairman of the board of commissioners for the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. She is co-chair of the Governor's Quality of Life Task Force and serves on the advisory board of the Lowcountry Open Land Trust, where she was executive director from 1989 to 1995.

Shaping the New Wachovia Bank
5:45 p.m., Tuesday, Oct, 26, Duckett Hall Auditorium

           Robert McCoy retired from Wachovia Corp. as the president, vice-chairman and CFO, positions he held from 1991 to 2001. He was the co-head of merger integration when Wachovia and First Union Corp. merged in 2001. During his banking career, McCoy was responsible for mergers and acquisitions, investor relations, asset management, treasury, internal auditing, trust operations and several other areas. Before joining the banking community, he worked for Price-Waterhouse & Co. for 23 years in various offices around the country.

Transforming Print Media in an Electronic Age
5:45 p.m., Monday, Nov. 1, Duckett Hall Auditorium

           John Huey is Time Inc.'s editorial director, the second highest editorial management position in the company. He provides editorial guidance to Time Inc.'s magazines, including Time, Sports Illustrated, People and Entertainment Weekly. In addition, he has direct responsibility for the company's business and personal finance titles, including FORTUNE, Money and Business 2.0. Before being named Time Inc.'s editorial director, Huey was the editor of the FORTUNE Group and managing editor of FORTUNE. He was named Advertising Age's Editor of the Year in 1997 and Adweek's Editor of the Year in 1998.




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