Tootsie Roll Industries President to speak to MBA students Oct. 17

Sunday, September 30, 2007

Ellen R. Gordon, president of Tootsie Roll Industries, will speak to students in UNC Charlotte’s M.B.A. program on Wednesday, Oct. 17 from 5:30 to 7:00 PM at the Westin Hotel (601 S. College Street).

Gordon will discuss Tootsie Roll's strategy for the future. Her role in the acquisition of competitors and globalization of her company has kept Tootsie Roll at the top of its industry since she became president nearly 30 years ago.

The public is invited. Limited seating is available.

The event is free of charge, but reservations are requested by Tuesday, Oct. 16. To RSVP for the event, visit the News and Events page on the M.B.A. website,