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Bentley University Presents Steve Pagliuca, Managing Director, Bain Capital & Co-Owner of the Boston Celtics, on “The Ethics of Teams”


Bentley University Presents Steve Pagliuca, Managing Director, Bain Capital & Co-Owner of the Boston Celtics, on “The Ethics of Teams”



Steve Pagliuca, managing director of Bain Capital & co-owner of the Boston Celtics, will be the keynote speaker at the 16th annual Raytheon Lecture in Business Ethics at Bentley University on April 7, 2011, at 3:30 p.m. in Wilder Pavilion, Adamian Academic Center. Pagliuca will discuss how teams are engines of business that run best on the energy of ethics.

"Business may be tough and competitive, but business success is a team sport; businesses thrive on partnerships fostered in a climate of fair play. The best companies see their competitors as potential partners," says Pagliuca. "Companies will see the greatest gains when they are able to create a culture that promotes healthy team spirit."

Steve Pagliuca is a managing director at Bain Capital, a leading global private investment firm based in Boston. He is also co-owner and managing partner of the World Championship Boston Celtics Basketball franchise. Pagliuca joined Bain Capital in 1989 and, along with his partners,  built it into an international investment powerhouse with over $65 billion in assets under management. An active member of many charitable and philanthropic organizations, Pagliuca serves as the president of the Boston Celtics Shamrock Foundation, the chairman of the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, and a trustee of the Bain Capital Children's Charity. He is a frequent contributor on television, radio and print media of expert commentary on global economic issues.

About Bain Capital

Established in 1984, Bain Capital is one of the world's leading private investment firms managing approximately $65 billion in assets. Its affiliated advisors make private equity, public equity, leveraged debt asset, venture capital, and absolute return investments across multiple sectors, industries, and asset classes. Since its inception, the firm's competitive advantage has been grounded in a people-intensive, value-added investment approach that has enabled it to deliver industry-leading returns for its investors.

About the Raytheon Company

The Raytheon Lecture in Business Ethics is sponsored by the Raytheon Company. Raytheon is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 89 years, Raytheon employs 72,000 people worldwide and had annual sales of $25 billion in 2010.

About the Center for Business Ethics at Bentley University

The Center for Business Ethics (CBE) is one of the world's leading research and educational institutes in the field of business ethics. It is also among the first, having been established in 1976, when the field was in its infancy.  Given its many contributions to the field, CBE is credited with being a major influence in the development and success of the business ethics movement, both in the United States and around the world. For more information about the Center for Business Ethics at Bentley University, please visit or call (781) 891-2981.


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