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CEO of Global Corporation, Ohio Wesleyan Graduate to Discuss Business Ethics
MTD Holdings Inc. Executive Curtis Moll to Present 2009 Heisler Lecture on Oct. 26

October 1, 2009

Curt Moll ’61
Photo courtesy of MTD Holdings Inc.
DELAWARE, OH – Ohio Wesleyan University alumnus Curtis Moll, Class of 1961, will spell it out in black and white when he presents “Ethical Conduct is Not Gray,” the university’s 2009 Heisler Business Ethics Lecture. Moll has served as chief executive officer and chairman of Valley City, Ohio-based MTD Holdings Inc. since 1980.

He will speak at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26 in the Benes Room of Ohio Wesleyan’s Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware. Moll’s presentation, which is free and open to the public, also will be streamed live online, and archived afterward, at StreamOWU.

MTD Holdings is a global corporation that produces outdoor power equipment and appliance components. It has operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia.

Moll joined the company as a project engineer in 1963. He also served as its president before being named chairman and CEO nearly 30 years ago. He majored in physics at Ohio Wesleyan, and later earned a degree in mechanical engineering from Southern Methodist University.

Each year, the university’s Woltemade Center for Economics, Business and Entrepreneurship presents the Heisler Business Ethics Lecture, funded by the Heisler Family Endowment for the Study of Ethics. The endowment honors Ohio Wesleyan graduates James Heisler ’38, Robert Heisler ’42, and Bruce Heisler ’49.

The Woltemade Center, founded in 1985, helps students integrate business theory and practice, and provides lectures and other resources to benefit students, faculty, and the local community.

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