SALISBURY, MD---“The absolute key to success is to work harder than everyone else,” McCormick and Company Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Alan D. Wilson recently told students attending a Franklin P. Perdue School of Business Executive Leader lecture at Salisbury University. He added that being engaged and showing passion always helps with promotions.
Wilson joined Baltimore-based McCormick in 1993 and ascended to his current position in 2008. In 2011, he led the company to a record $3.7 billion in sales.
Pictured are Jim Perdue, chairman of Perdue Farms; SU President Janet Dudley-Eshbach; Wilson; and Dr. Bob Wood, dean of SU’s Franklin P. Perdue School of Business.