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Bracken Darrell (born 1963) is an American businessman and the current president and CEO of Logitech.[1]

Bracken Darrell
Born (1963-02-07) February 7, 1963 (age 58)
Owensboro, Kentucky
ResidenceSan Francisco, CA
NationalityAmerican
Other namesBracken P Darrell
CitizenshipUnited States of America
EducationMaster of Business Administration
Alma mater
  • Hendrix College
  • Harvard University
OccupationPresident and CEO of Logitech
Years active1991-present
EmployerLogitech, PepsiCo, Arthur Anderson, General Electric Company, Procter & Gamble, Braun
Known forLogitech
Board member ofLogitech, Life Biosciences, Harvard Business School

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Early life and Education

Darrell was born on February 7, 1963[2] in Owensboro, Kentucky.[3] His mother was a first grade teacher and his father was a college professor[3]. Darrell received a bachelor's degree in Arts from Hendrix College in 1985 and an Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Harvard University in 1991.

Career

Darrell is the president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Logitech, succeeding Guerrino De Luca. On April 9, 2012, Logitech announced that Darrell would join the company as president in 2012 and move into the role of CEO in 2013.[1]

Darrell began his career with positions at PepsiCo and Arthur Anderson before joining General Electric Company for five years. He went on to work at Procter & Gamble for 12 years, ending his tenure there as president of Braun. He then served as executive VP of Whirlpool Corporation and president of Whirlpool EMEA before joining Logitech.[1][4]

Board Memberships

Darrell currently sits on the Board of Directors for Logitech[5] and Life Biosciences.[6] He currently serves on the Board of Advisors for Harvard Business School and previously served on the Board of Trustees for Hendrix College from 2009 to 2015.[7]

Bracken Darrell interviews and speech

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Logitech selects Bracken Darrell as president right now, next CEO in 2013". Engadget.
  2. "Logitech CEO on a 'Do or Die' Situation". CNBC. February 7, 2013.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Bryant, Adam (August 19, 2016). "Bracken Darrell of Logitech: Be Sure to Tell the Boss What's Wrong" – via NYTimes.com.
  4. "Bloomberg - Are you a robot?". www.bloomberg.com.
  5. "Logitech International S.A." www.marketwatch.com.
  6. "Life Biosciences Adds Bracken Darrell to Board". Citybizlist.
  7. "Bracken P. Darrell". Hendrix College.

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