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Inspiring Leaders: Robert G. Wilmers, M&T Bank Corporation

Inspiring Leaders: Robert G. Wilmers, M&T Bank Corporation

November 19, 2015

Darden welcomes Robert G. Wilmers, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of M&T Bank Corporation as a participant in the 2015-16 Leadership Speaker Series, “Leaders that inspire innovation, collaboration and growth." His presentation was followed by a "fireside chat" with Darden Finance Professor Ken Eades.

Mr. Wilmers has received many honors and awards for his service to the banking industry, as well as for his leadership and contributions to the Buffalo, N.Y. community, where the M&T Bank is headquartered. These awards include the Greater Buffalo Chamber of Commerce ‘Western New Yorker of the Year’ Award (1991); State University of New York at Buffalo School of Management ‘Niagara Frontier Executive of the Year’ Award (1992); The Buffalo News ‘Citizen of the Year Award’ (1987 and 1994); American Banker ‘Lifetime Achievement’ Award (2005); ‘Chevalier of the Legion of Honor’ by the President of France (2008); American Banker ‘Banker of the Year’ Award (2011); and the ‘Chancellor Charles P. Norton Medal,’ the State University of New York at Buffalo’s highest honor, for civic patriotism (2015).

Recorded 19 November 2015.

“Community First, Company Second”: Javier Rodriguez, DaVita Kidney Care

“Community First, Company Second”: Javier Rodriguez, DaVita Kidney Care

November 15, 2015

The Darden Leadership Speaker Series welcomes Javier Rodriguez, President & CEO of DaVita Kidney Care. Mr. Rodriguez speaks on "Community First, Company Second: Leading a Village"

Javier Rodriguez is president and CEO of DaVita Kidney Care, a leading provider of kidney care services and a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., a FORTUNE 500® company that provides a variety of health care services to patient populations throughout the United States and abroad. DaVita Kidney Care delivers dialysis services to patients with chronic kidney disease and end stage renal disease. DaVita Kidney Care strives to improve patients’ quality of life by innovating clinical care and by offering integrated treatment plans, personalized care teams and convenient health-management services.

This event was co-sponsored by Darden's Health Care Club.

Recorded 17 November 2015.

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