Mr. Lululemon himself to speak to students

May 30th, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, Asper School

Lululemon’s Chip Wilson, recipient of the 2013 International Distinguished Entrepreneur Award (IDEA), will hold court with Asper School of Business students on Tuesday, June 4th.

The University of Manitoba and the Associates, a group of more than 260 prominent business leaders who support the Asper School of Business, invite the University of Manitoba community to attend the presentation by Mr. Wilson, Founder and Chairman of Lululemon Athletica Inc.

Mr. Wilson founded Lululemon Athletica Inc and has been its Chairman of the Board since 1998. Forbes has ranked Mr. Wilson as Canada’s ninth wealthiest person, with a net worth of 2.9-billion. Lululemon boasts a cult following and revenue of $700 million from 137 stores. The majority of the stores are in North America, but Lululemon has store presence in Australia and New Zealand. There are also showrooms in Hong Kong and Great Britain.

Mr. Wilson will receive the IDEA award at a formal dinner at the Winnipeg Convention Centre on June 4, 2013.

What: A presentation by 2013 International Distinguished Entrepreneur Award recipient Chip Wilson, Founder and Chairman of Lululemon Athletica Inc.
When: Tuesday, June 4; 2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Where: Main Level, Drake Centre, Fort Garry Campus

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