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Former Procter & Gamble CEO AG Lafley to speak at Scenic Jacksonville’s Great Cities Symposium

June 19th, 2023 · Leave a Comment

Scenic Jacksonville proudly announces that former Procter & Gamble (PG) CEO AG Lafley will be its guest speaker at its fourth annual Great Cities Symposium on Wednesday, Oct. 4, from 5:30 until 8 p.m., at the Garden Club of Jacksonville, 1005 Riverside Avenue. Tickets are $100 per person and available for purchase at www.scenicjax.org.

Lafley is the highly respected and transformational former CEO and Chairman of the global consumer goods company PG, one of the world’s most admired and most valuable companies in the world. Serving two terms, he has been honored with some of the highest awards in business, including “CEO of the Year” by Chief Executive Magazine. While in Cincinnati, he also founded and served as Board Chair of Cincinnati Center City Development (3CDC), which partnered with the city of Cincinnati for the redevelopment and renewal of Downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. He then moved to Sarasota and became the founding CEO of The Bay Park Conservancy, which is creating a $200 million-dollar, 50+ acre, beautifully designed and delightfully programmed signature bayfront public park. The park’s 10-acre Phase I opened in 2022. He is currently an owner, advisor and board member involved with startups, early-stage businesses, and private equity investments.

The event’s evening activities will begin with a cocktail social hour from 5:30 – 6:15 p.m. featuring beer, wine, a signature cocktail and hors d’oeuvres from Biscottis. The program will be held from 6:15 – 7:30 to include remarks from Lafley, discussion and Q & A. Desserts and cocktails will be served from 7:30 – 8 p.m.

Scenic Jacksonville wishes to thank the sponsors which make the event possible. Gold Sponsors are Foley & Lardner LLP, Jacksonville Business Journal, the Brinton family, and Barbara and William Harrell. The full collection of sponsors are displayed on the event web page. Sponsorships are still available, and information can be found at www.scenicjax.org.

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