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FGCU Lutgert College of Business Hosts Guest Speaker Alan Coppin, Jan. 19

FORT MYERS, FL - Florida Gulf Coast University Lutgert College of Business hosts guest speaker Alan Coppin, leading United Kingdom businessman and public sector director as he discusses "Managing Change and Dealing with Adversity," 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 19 at the Sugden Welcome Center on campus.

Coppin is CEO of Historic Royal Palaces, including Tower of London, CEO of Wembley plc, and international leisure group and Executive Board of Compass Group plc.

His further board experience includes The Royal Air Force Board and Strike Command Board; The Prince's Foundation for HRH The Prince of Wales; Said Business School, Oxford University; The Prime Minister's Delivery Unit, Cabinet Office; and Patron of Windsor Leadership Trust, Patron since 2003.

The networking event includes discussion of future program plans for Executive education and Executive MBA (e.g. Global EMBA, Healthcare MBA). Reception with speakers follows discussion.

Seating is limited to 50. Register by e-mailing Stephen Drew at or by phone to Barbara Gray at (239) 590-7308. Payment by cash or check. The cost is $25 in advance and $35 at the door.

For more information, media representatives should contact Director CLI/Professor Stephen Drew at

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