Lorenz will replace Ajita Rajendra, chairman and CEO of A.O. Smith Corp., who was originally scheduled to speak at the event but will be unable to attend.
Acieta is a robotic systems integration company. Acieta counts Caterpillar, John Deere, Harley-Davidson and Rexnord among its customers, along with many more small and medium-sized firms. The company also sells into a variety of markets including oil and gas, construction agriculture, recreation and medical.
The 16th annual Northern Trust Economic Trends breakfast will be held on Thursday, Jan. 26, from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Italian Community Center, 631 E. Chicago St., Milwaukee. Click here to register.
The speakers at the 16th annual Northern Trust Economic Trends Breakfast will talk about the impact of the Donald Trump presidential administration and other industry trends to watch for in 2017. Besides Lorenz, the other speakers will include:
- Dr. Michael Knetter, an economist and the president and CEO of the University of Wisconsin Foundation. Each year Knetter gives the macro economic outlook at the Economic Trends Breakfast.
- Cynthia LaConte, president and CEO of Milwaukee-based The Dohmen Co.
- Debbie Seeger, senior vice president and co-founder of Brookfield-based Patina Solutions.
Each year about 500 people attend the Economic Trends Breakfast. Click here to see a video from the 2016 Economic Trends Breakfast.
In addition to title sponsor Northern Trust, the Economic Trends Breakfast is also sponsored by Davis & Kuelthau. Bridgewood Advisors and The Bartolotta Catering Company & Events are supporting sponsors.