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Donahue Business Society Hosts Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill O'Neill Will Address Health Care Reform

Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill will address health care reform as the keynote speaker at Duquesne University's 16 th Annual Donahue Business Society Spring Luncheon.O'Neill, who is renowned for his business and leadership skills, served as the 72 nd U.S. Treasury Secretary under President George W. Bush from 2001-2002.   In addition, he was chairman and COE of Alcoa from 1987-1999, and retired as chair in 2000.   Under his tenure, Alcoa's earnings increased from $1.5 billion in 1987-$23 billion in 2000.   O'Neill's experience at transforming Alcoa has been chronicled as a study by the Harvard Business School, and studied in business schools across the nation.

O'Neill co-founded the Pittsburgh Regional Healthcare Initiative and currently serves as advisor or director to numerous corporations and organizations, including the Center for Global Development, Eastman Kodak and the Institute for International Economics.

The Donahue Business Society is a graduate business student advocacy group that works with both students and faculty to improve the student experience of earning a Duquesne MBA, strengthen alumni relations and networking, career placement before and after graduation, and work with local charities to build leadership and character within the business and local communities.

WHEN: 12 to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 25

WHERE: Duquesne Club, Walnut Room, 325 Sixth Avenue, Pittsburgh

CONTACTS: Rose Ravasio, 412.396.6051/cell 412.818.0234
Karen Ferrick-Roman, 412.396.1154/cell 412.736.1877

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