Wells Fargo CEO is Executive Luncheon Speaker

Whittier College News Release

For Immediate Release - October 15, 1997
Contact: Judy Browning or Kristin Tranquada (562) 907-4277
Reference: 97-98/30

Wells Fargo CEO is

Executive Luncheon Speaker

Paul Hazen, chairman and chief executive officer of Wells Fargo & Co. and Wells Fargo Bank, will discuss "Banking in the Next Century" at Whittier College's 13th Executive Leader Luncheon at noon on Thursday, Oct. 30, in the Campus Inn.

Tickets for the luncheon are $35 per person, and a table for eight is $250. For information and reservations, call Maureen Nerio, department secretary, at (562) 907-4200, ext. 4256.

Sponsored by the Board of Visitors for the departments of business administration and economics, the Executive Leader Luncheon has hosted such prominent business leaders as William S. Davila, president and CEO of the Vons Companies; Elton Rule, vice chairman of the board of directors of American Broadcasting Companies, Inc.; and E. L. Shannon, Jr., former chairman and CEO of Santa Fe International Corp.

Hazen joined Wells Fargo in 1970 and was named chairman and CEO in 1995. Born in Michigan, he was raised in Tucson, Ariz. and earned a B.S. in finance from the University of Arizona. He also holds an M.B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley.

Hazen is a director of Wells Fargo, AirTouch Communications, Safeway Inc., and Phelps Dodge Corporation. He will be introduced by college trustee Rayburn S. Dezember '53, who also is a member of the board of directors of Wells Fargo Bank.

Located 18 miles east of Los Angeles, Whittier College is an independent, four-year college offering traditional liberal arts majors and strong pre-professional programs taught in the context of the liberal arts. Whittier Law School, which is accredited by the American Bar Association and the Association of American Law Schools, is located on a separate campus in Costa Mesa.

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