Richard Peddie

Business alum shares secrets of leadership

Richard Peddie took up his new appointment as leader-in-residence at the Odette School of Business with a morning address to a packed auditorium Wednesday.

Peddie – a UWindsor grad (BComm 1970, honorary LLD 2001) and recently-retired president of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment – spoke to his vision of producing business leaders of the future. He peppered his talk with stories from his career spanning three decades of senior executive roles in some of Canada’s most prominent organizations.

Business alum to inspire the leaders of tomorrow

His experience as president of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment has given UWindsor alumnus Richard Peddie (BComm 1970, honorary LLD 2001) great insight into entrepreneurialism, leadership and innovation.

A new initiative of the Odette School of Business will extend the influence of the recently retired executive.