Co-authors of “The CEO and the Monk” to receive award, deliver lecture April 5

Author: Dennis Brown


Robert B. Catell and Kenny Moore, co-authors ofThe CEO and the Monk: One Companys Journey to Profit and Purpose,will receive the Theodore M. Hesburgh Award for Ethics in Business on Wednesday (April 5) from the University of Notre Dames Center for Ethics and Religious Values in Business and Institute for Ethical Business Worldwide.

Named in honor of the Notre Dame president emeritus, Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., the award will be presented at 5 p.m. in the Giovanini Commons of the Mendoza College of Business. The ceremony, which is free and open to the public, will include the Frank Cahill Lecture presented by Catell and Moore.

Catell is the chairman and chief executive officer of KeySpan Corporation, a multi-billion dollar New York City-based Fortune 500 energy company and the largest distributor of natural gas in the Northeast. Moore, a former Catholic monk, is the firms corporate ombudsman and human resources director.The CEO and the Monk,published in 2004 by John Wiley and Sons, merges their radically different backgrounds into a story of how doing theright thingin business produces corporate success and generates employee passion and commitment. They have donated all profits from the sales of their book to The KeySpan Foundation, which supports educational and environmental needs.

The Cahill Lecture Series at Notre Dame was established by the family of 1959 University alumnus and benefactor Frank Cahill to honor his memory and commitment to ethical behavior and integrity.

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