Electrolux President & CEO Keith McLoughlin to Keynote GLI Annual Meeting

11/25/2014 10:47:55 AM

For Immediate Release

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Susan Overton
(502) 625-0026

One of the Region's Largest Business Gatherings Scheduled for February 17th at Galt House

Louisville, KY (November 25, 2014) - Greater Louisville Inc. - The Metro Chamber of Commerce (GLI) announced last night that Electrolux President and CEO Keith McLoughlin will serve as the keynote speaker for the GLI Annual Meeting on February 17, 2015.

McLoughlin has served as President and CEO of Electrolux since 2011. Previously he held the position as Head of Electrolux Major Appliances North America and thereafter Chief Operations Officer Major Appliances to AB Electrolux. Prior to joining Electrolux, McLoughlin enjoyed a 22-year career at DuPont Corporation leading consumer-brand businesses such as Tyvek, Corian and Stainmaster. He has also served on the board of directors of Briggs & Stratton Corporation since 2007.

“Electrolux is an iconic brand that extends far beyond their familiar small appliances. We look forward to hearing from Keith on how they have achieved global success in a very complex and competitive environment,” said Kent Oyler, President & CEO of
Greater Louisville Inc. “Our members will appreciate hearing his perspectives on promoting sustainability and corporate citizenship inside one of the world’s greatest companies.”

Along with presenting a high profile corporate keynote speaker, GLI's annual meeting brings together the most prestigious gathering of business, community and civic leaders for a celebratory evening that includes a review of the past year's successes, an overview of strategies for future business development activity and the presentation of business-related awards.

The 2015 GLI Annual Meeting will take place Tuesday, February 17, 2015 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Galt House Hotel & Suites Grand Ballroom, 140 North 4th Street. The evening begins with an opening reception at 5:00 p.m., followed by the program at 6:00 p.m. and networking at 7:30 p.m.

Early bird pricing of $120 for GLI members and $135 for guests is available through January 20, 2015.  After January 20th tickets are $135 for members and $155 for guests.  Special pricing for groups of 8 is also available. For more information and to register, visit

For information on sponsorship opportunities contact Lisa Young at (502) 625-0064 or email to

About Greater Louisville Inc.  

Greater Louisville Inc. - the Metro Chamber of Commerce is where regional business leaders come together to drive job creation and economic prosperity.  The region’s largest business leadership organization, GLI leads economic growth and global outreach strategies focused on business attraction lead generation; nurturing the entrepreneurial eco-system and fast growth companies; and championing the development of the community’s talent base.  As the voice of the business community, GLI advocates for a
pro-business environment and facilitates business leadership engagement on issues that impact regional competitiveness. For more information visit

About Electrolux

Electrolux is a global leader in home appliances, based on deep consumer insight and developed in close collaboration with professional users. We offer thoughtfully designed, innovative solutions for households and businesses, with products such as refrigerators,
dishwashers, washing machines, ranges, ovens, vacuum cleaners, air conditioners and small domestic appliances. Under esteemed brands including Electrolux, Frigidaire, AEG, Zanussi and Electrolux Grand Cuisine, the Group sells more than 50 million products to customers in more than 150 markets every year. In 2013, Electrolux had sales of $16.7 billion ($5.3 billion in North America) and 61,000 employees. The Electrolux North American headquarters is located at 10200 David Taylor Drive, Charlotte, NC 28262 in the University Research Park. For more information, go to