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A Conversation with Matt Simoncini

  • Thursday, February 15, 2018
  • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Westin Hotel, 1500 Town Center, Southfield, MI 48075



A Conversation with Matt Simoncini

  Moderated by John McElroy, Host of Autoline Daily

Program Summary:  

Detroit-born and raised, Lear Corporation President and CEO Matt Simoncini is one of our region’s most recognizable and accomplished business leaders. After a storied career full of notable professional and philanthropic achievements, Matt is preparing for his next big challenge – retirement!

After 6 years as Lear’s CFO and 5 years as CEO, Matt will be officially retiring at the end of February. How does he reflect on his career in the automotive industry? What lessons has he learned along the way? What’s next for someone with so much experience and influence?

Come join your fellow MSED members and guests for a very special evening and discussion with Matt as he enters his second act. Our host will be veteran journalist and broadcaster (and longtime friend of MSED) John McElroy of Autoline. This promises to be a fun, engaging, and insightful evening – don’t miss this opportunity!

Moderator: John McElroy

John McElroy is the host of “Autoline Daily” the first industry webcast of industry news and analysis. He is also the host of the television program “Autoline This Week,” an Emmy Award-winning, weekly half-hour discussion program featuring top automotive executives and journalists. McElroy also hosts “Autoline After Hours,” the first regularly scheduled live webcast about the industry. The shows can be seen online at McElroy also broadcasts daily segments on WWJ News radio 950, the CBS affiliate in Detroit. He writes a monthly op-ed article for Ward’s Auto World.


4:15pm-5:00pm:  MSED Members Only Reception
5:00pm-6:00pm:  Cocktails and Networking
6:00pm-7:00pm:  Dinner
7:00pm-8:00pm:  Panel Discussion and Q&A

MSED Event Cancellation Policy:  Cancellations will be accepted until 5pm on Friday, February 9.  Cancellations received by this date will be refunded less a 10% administrative fee, with a minimum charge of $5.  Refunds cannot be issued for cancellations received after this date; however, substitutions for another person to attend in your place are gladly accepted.

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