Russell Corporation Executive to Speak at KSU

Carol Mabe‚ vice president of strategic development at Russell Corp. will speak at the Coles…

Georgia (Sep 10, 2002) — Russell Corporation Executive to Speak at KSU



Carol Mabe‚ vice president of strategic development at Russell Corp. will speak at the Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University Tuesday‚ Sept. 24 at 2:00 p.m. The event‚ which is part of the Tetley Distinguished Leader Lecture Series‚ will be held in Room 151 of the Burruss Building.

Mabe is responsible for identifying growth opportunities and acquisitions for Russell‚ the $1.2 billion international branded apparel company based in Atlanta. Mabe‚ who began her career as an art director‚ has an impressive list of marketing and retailing credentials. After 13 years with Sara Lee Corp.‚ she became vice president of marketing for Victoria Secret Stores in Columbus‚ Ohio. She then became vice president of strategic marketing for VF Jeanswear‚ which markets Lee‚ Wrangler and Brittania jeans. She joined Russell in 1999‚ quickly rising to become president and CEO of Russell Athletic before assuming her role in corporate strategic development.

The Tetley Distinguished Leader Lecture Series is designed to bring top business leaders to the KSU campus. The public is welcome to attend‚ but space is limited.


Kennesaw State University‚ a progressive‚ comprehensive institution with a growing student population of 15‚500 from 118 countries‚ offers 55 degree programs. Out of 34 institutions‚ KSU is the sixth largest in the University System of Georgia.


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