Knox grad named Wrigley Co. president

From the Register-Mail:

Dushan “Duke” Petrovich, a 1974 graduate and trustee of Knox College, has been named president of the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company.

Petrovich has been with Wrigley for more than 30 years and will be responsible for the company’s worldwide strategy, operations and business performance. He succeeds William D. Perez, president and CEO of Wrigley since October 2006.

“Duke is the first generation in his family to be born in the U.S.,” said Knox College President Roger Taylor. “He has never lost sight of Knox’s mission to serve first-generation and low-income students and to encourage Knox’s international diversity.”