Crystal Lecture 2019

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Start Date: 26 Nov 2019

Start Time: 6:00 PM

End Time: 8:30 PM

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Capacity: 155

Venue: MH002, Mary Seacole Building (MH), Nursery Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1AD › View map

Admission price: Free

Event Capacity: Full

We are delighted to be celebrating the 26th Annual Crystal Lecture in partnership with the University of Wolverhampton. 

Transforming the Mindset & Culture of a 100 Year Old Successful Company to meet the challenges of a digital, decarbonised future a lecture by Adrian Hallmark Chairman and CEO, Bentley Motors

Join us for an inspiring lecture, as Adrian explores the changes required, to the mindset and culture, of an established and successful company. Adrian will share his insights into the challenges the future may bring, particularly focussing on an increasingly digital and decarbonised world.

The event will include the presentation of the CMI Rosebowl Award to the University of Wolverhampton MBA student who has produced the best postgraduate dissertation.




 Registration and refreshments


 Introductions and presentation of the CMI Rosebowl Award


 Lecture by Adrian Hallmark, Chairman and CEO, Bentley Motors Ltd




 Event concludes


Adrian Hallmark

Adrian Hallmark

Adrian Hallmark joined Bentley Motors in February 2018 as Chairman and CEO.

Prior to this, Hallmark, 56, was Global Strategy Director at Jaguar Land Rover. He has 18 years automotive board-level experience from the US, Europe and Asia with Porsche, Volkswagen SAAB and Bentley Motors.

During his first term at Bentley he held the role of Board Member for Sales, Marketing and PR and played an integral role in the introduction of the sector-defining Continental GT in 2003.

Hallmark studied Mechanical Engineering at Wolverhampton University, UK and has a Management Diploma.


  • Evening event
  • Free event
  • Free for CMI studying members
  • Wifi

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Questions about this event should be addressed to CMI Events at or by telephone on 01536 207485.

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