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Domenica 12
Partenza alle 7.10 da Malpensa con arrivo a Chicago alle 12.45 ora locale.
Alle 18.30  aperitivo e cena al The World of Whirlpool, uno spazio sulle rive del fiume Chicago nel centro della città e che presenta tutto il mondo dell’azienda.Lunedì 13

8:00 -11:30 am – World of Whirlpool Tour and Presentations
• Demonstration cooking and Breakfast
• Presentation by Jeff Noel, Corporate VP Communications and Public Affairs
• High level overview and discussion of 100th Anniversary
• Presentation by World of Whirlpool Leadership; discussing how Whirlpool Corp uses this space, the thinking behind company’s recent decision to invest in this new Chicago location.
• Tour of the facility; focused on the products and brands

11:45 am Depart Chicago, Illinois; heading to Benton Harbor, Michigan

3:00 -4:00 pm Global Consumer Design (GCD) Tour
• Tour and  discussion by Wyatt Cline and Richard Gresens
• Photography at designated places only

4:25 -4:45 pm – Stop in Arts District
• Comments by Jeff Noel Jeff Noel, Corporate VP Communications and Public Affairs
• Lesli Clarke coordinating rout

Stop at Construction site of new Corporate Campus
• Led by Jeff Noel Jeff Noel, Corporate VP Communications and Public Affairs
• Discusses the importance of the new site
• Our commitment to the community during the past 100 years
• Our commitment to the next 100 years

5:00 -5:40 pm – Driving tour of Benton Harbor  and St. Joseph points of interest
• Led by Jeff Noel Jeff Noel, Corporate VP Communications and Public Affairs
• Harbor Shores
• Whirlpool Technology Center
• Whirlpool Cooking, Laundry and Dish Labs

6:00 pm Arrive Brandywine Creek Lodge
• Presentation by Nancy Tennant, Vice President of Innovation
• Discuss global growth and structure
• Brandywine facility and it’s function/role in lifelong learning
• Long history of investing in and recognizing the value of innovation

Martedì 14

7:15 am Depart Brandywine heading for Ad Center/Corporate Headquarters

8:00 am – 1pm – Corporation’s brands
Executive Presentations – Ad Center Auditorium
Jill Saletta, Director of External Communications to welcome
​Kim Thompson, Senior Director of Global Branding and Public Relations
Overview of global brands and brand structure in the Corporation
​Bill Beck; Maytag Brand
​Shiv Dutt; Whirlpool and Amana brands
Steve Brown; Jenn-Air brand
​Dave Elliott; KitchenAid and KitchenAid Small Appliances
​Mario D’Ovidio; Gladiator Garage Works brand

Intervista con Jeff Fettig, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

1:30 pm Depart Benton Harbor/St. Joseph; heading to Greenville, Ohio

1:40 pm – 2:10pm – Habitat for Humanity International Commitment and Involvement
• Presentation by Debbie Ramirez, Manager of Corporate Commitments

6:00 pm Arrive KitchenAid Experience Center, Greenville, Ohio

6:00 pm – 7:15pm – Kitchen Aid Experience Center

Mercoledì 15

8:00 pm – Greenville KIitchenAid Factory tour

9:30 am Load bus

9:45 am Depart Greenville Factory

2:45-5:00 pm – Clyde Plant Tour
• Tour of Plant
• Photography at designated places only
• New top-load high efficiency washer line

5:30 pm Departures to Detroit

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