Donald W. Davis Symposium in Advertising Ethics

About Don Davis

Donald W. Davis Jr. is the retired chairman and CEO of Stanley Works, one of the largest international manufacturers of builders' hardware and tools. Under his leadership, Stanley grew to a "Fortune 200" company with annual sales approaching $2 billion. In addition, for nearly 20 years, Davis has taught courses in ethics and leadership at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was named a Distinguished Alumnus of Penn State, the highest honor the University bestows upon its alumni, in 1972. In 2005, he endowed the Don Davis Professorship in Ethics at Penn State.