Join The Clorox Company to help celebrate their 100th Anniversary at the
Chamber's 108th Annual Meeting at the Oakland Marriott City
Center on Wednesday, June 26, 2013.
Donald R. "Don" Knauss joined The Clorox Company as chairman and chief executive officer in October 2006. As CEO, he has overall responsibility for directing the company's worldwide business, which generated revenues of $5.5 billion in fiscal year 2012.
Knauss has a long-standing commitment to promoting workplace equality and embracing diversity. In 2006, he received The Jackie Robinson Foundation's ROBIE Award for industry achievement. The ROBIE Award is the foundation's highest tribute to an individual who has promoted and expanded opportunities for minorities in the corporate world.
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On May 3, 1913, when five entrepreneurs invested $100 each to start a business in Oakland and fulfill their American dream in a bottle of bleach. Today, the company is a thriving, multi-national business with 8,400 talented employees; $5.5 billion in sales; tens of millions of dollars in grants, product donations and support to nonprofit organizations; and hundreds of products that are
household staples throughout the world. While many things have changed over the years, some remain the same -Clorox's dedication to delivering enduring value, and a mission to make everyday life better, every day.
Clorox, a long-time Chamber member, has also been a substantial contributor to the economic vitality of Oakland. Their Foundation has been a leader in supporting Education and educational programs to enhance the quality of life
In addition to helping celebrate with Clorox, the Annual Meeting will celebrate achievements in the business community. This year nominations are open for the following awards:
"Oakland on the Map" -
Presented to individuals or organizations that have exemplified a
commitment to Oakland through a personal action or with a project that
creates jobs and expands the local economy.
"Oakland Advocate" -
Awarded to an individual who consistently and unselfishly contributes to
the economy of Oakland.
Innovator" - Presented to a growing business that extends its
influence to encourage others to invest in Oakland. Success breeds
If you are interested in becoming a sponsor,sponsorships can be secured by contacting Joe Haraburda (510) 874-4810. Reserve your tables now to support the work of the Chamber as we represent business to government, promote the business community, and bring quality networking events to our city.
To reserve tables or individual tickets, please RSVP Online Here: Registration.