Chief operating officer of Freeman Company to speak at UNT lecture series
What: The 36th Executive-in-Residence Lecture Series at the University of North Texas, featuring Albert Chew, Chief Operating Officer of Freeman Company. Presented by UNT's College of Merchandising, Hospitality, and Tourism.
When: 10 a.m. Oct. 17 (Wednesday)
Where: Ballroom of UNT's Gateway Center, located on North Texas Boulevard between Eagle Drive and Highland Street (801 North Texas Boulevard)
Contact: Kari Moulton, marketing and event coordinator for the College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism, at 214-518-5340
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Albert Chew, chief operating officer of Dallas-based Freeman Company, will speak at the University of North Texas Oct. 17 (Wednesday) during the Executive-in-Residence Lecture Series sponsored by UNT's College of Merchandising, Hospitality, and Tourism.
The free lecture begins at 10 a.m. in the ballroom of UNT's Gateway Center, located on North Texas Boulevard between Eagle Drive and Highland Street.
Chew joined Freeman in 2006, and since then has held various positions, including senior vice president, executive vice president, and chief people and planning officer. He has more than 25 years of experience in human resource management, organizational development and strategic planning.
Freeman is the world's leading provider of integrated services for face-to-face marketing events, including expositions, conventions, corporate events and exhibits. With 40 offices in North America, Freeman produces more than 3,000 expositions annually, including 107 of the largest 200 U.S. trade shows, and more than 10,000 other events worldwide. Chew is responsible for the division's U.S. and Canadian field operations including the branch network.
Before joining Freeman, Chew worked for ClubCorp for 13 years. He also owned and operated his own management consulting firm, TRICOM Creative Enterprises for five years. He received a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Houston and a master's degree in business administration from Texas Christian University.