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Annual Dinner & AGM featuring Dig Howitt
You and your guests are warmly invited to the Stanford Alumni Association’s Annual Dinner & AGM on Tuesday, 27 November 2018. The Annual Dinner is the SAA’s biggest event of the year and we hope you will be able to join us.

We are delighted to announce that Stanford Alum and CEO of Cochlear, Dig Howitt (MBA ’96), will be this year’s keynote speaker.

We’re excited to invite you to get together with fellow alums, expand your network, exchange ideas – and of course celebrate the season and another rewarding year for the Stanford Alumni Association.

Partners and special guests are also warmly invited to attend.

The format of the evening is pre-dinner drinks and aperitifs, followed by a short AGM for the Stanford Australia Foundation and the Stanford Australia Association, the keynote presentation and dinner. This leaves plenty of time to enjoy stimulating company over a drink and dinner.

Date:         Tuesday, 27 November 2018
Time:         6:30pm – 9:00pm
Location:  The Royal Sydney Golf Club, Kent Road, Rose Bay
Dress:       Business (coat & tie)
Cost:         $110 SAA Members / $125 Non-SAA Members / $85 Recent Young
Stanford Graduates (< 5 years)

About Our Speaker
Dig Howitt, Chief Executive Officer & President, Cochlear LimitedDig Howitt was appointed Chief Executive Officer and President of Cochlear Limited in January 2018.

Dig joined Cochlear in 2000 and has held several positions within the company. He started in the role of Engineering Manager in Product Development. He then was Senior Vice President, Manufacturing and Logistics from 2002-2014, President Asia Pacific from 2014-2016 and more recently Chief Operating Officer in 2016-2017. Dig was appointed President in July 2017.

Dig holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Electrical Engineering from the University of Sydney and a Masters of Business Administration from Stanford University.

Read more about our speaker here

Stanford Australia Association