Monthly Archive: October 2017


CEO at Smith!

      The start of the second year at school brings along new first years around the caserooms, new courses, new experiences and opportunities to explore and also new CEOs at Smith. CEO at Smith is a very unique event hosted by the Dean’s Office at Smith where legendary leaders speak about their stories and experiences. Mr. Kees Kruythff, President of Unilever North America was the first leader this year to address Smith Terps. Unilever has been the most aspirational company for me since I started my marketing career. It is not the products and ads that astute inspire me but the fact that this company impact making lives of billions of customers across the world better every day. Mr. Kees started the conversation by introducing his 5 global daughters and the notion of work life balance. He said, “people with purpose thrive longer and so it is very important to bring your FULL self to work” and when the place you are working at gives you this platform, you naturally become more efficient and are able to achieve great feats at work. Mr. Kees also mentioned that the only thing that is constant in the business world is...