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Christopher J. Kearney

BB&T Distinguished Leaders in Action Presents SPX, Chairman, President and CEO: Christopher Kearney

April  2, 2014  5:30 PM  - 6:30 PMKetner Auditorium

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Join us for this engaging lecture experience hosted by Dr. William Sparks. Limited seating is available and priority is given to students, alumni and friends of the McColl School of Business. Registration is required.

For media requests/inquiries please contact Marketing and Community Relations at (704) 337-2452.

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Christopher J. Kearney is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of SPX. He was named President and Chief Executive Officer in December 2004, and added the title of Chairman in May 2007. He joined the company in February 1997 as Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel and an officer of the company. Prior to joining SPX, he was Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Grimes Aerospace Company, a leading manufacturer of aircraft lighting equipment, engine system components and electronic systems. His business experience also includes positions at Borg-Warner Chemicals as Senior Attorney and Senior Counsel at General Electric's global materials business. Mr. Kearney holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame and a law degree from DePaul University Law School. Mr. Kearney is a Member of the Advisory Council for University Libraries, University of Notre Dame, and serves on the Board of Directors of the Foundation for the Carolinas. Mr. Kearney is also a director of Nucor Corporation and Polypore International, Inc. Mr. Kearney has been a director of SPX since 2004.

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