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PricewaterhouseCoopers chairman is next Distinguished Speaker

Nov. 15, 2002

KALAMAZOO -- "Rebuilding Confidence in Our Capital Market Systems" will be the topic when PricewaterhouseCoopers Chairman Dennis M. Nally speaks at Western Michigan University later this month as part of the Haworth College of Business Distinguished Speaker Series.

Nally's talk, which is by invitation only, is slated to begin at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, in Brown Auditorium of Schneider Hall. The address will be followed by a question-and-answer session and a reception.

An accounting alumnus of WMU's Haworth College of Business, Nally is chairman and senior partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, based in New York.

Nally joined Price Waterhouse after graduating from WMU in 1974. Since becoming a partner in 1985, he has served in a variety of positions with the company now known as PricewaterhouseCoopers, including director of strategic planning, 1992-95; vice chairman for finance and key client support, 1995-97; leader for assurance and business advisory services in the Americas theater, 1997-2000; and the U.S. firm managing partner and a member of the U.S. Firm Policy Committee, 2000-01. He assumed his current roles as senior partner and chairman of the board of partners in 2001.

Over his career, Nally has gained extensive experience serving large multinational clients in a variety of industries. His principal focus has been on the technology market, including the computer and life sciences industries.

The Distinguished Speaker Series, now in its seventh year, brings corporate, education and government leaders to the Haworth College of Business to discuss a variety of topics of interest to the University and Southwest Michigan. Business and community leaders, as well as WMU faculty, staff and students, attend the events. Dr. Christopher M. Korth, WMU professor of finance and commercial law, is founder and chairman of the series.

Media contact: Jessica English, 269 387-8400, jessica.english@wmich.edu

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