Top CEOs, International Policy Experts, and Investment Industry Leaders Gather for Inaugural Ernst & Young Global Growth Forum
New York, 25 May 2011 – Ernst & Young’s inaugural Global Growth Forum will gather together leading CEO’s, executives, top investors, public policymakers and other experts to share views on the rapid changes occurring in emerging markets. The event will be held at the Washington Hilton in Washington DC, June 6-8, 2011.
The Ernst & Young Global Growth Forum will provide a platform for some of the world’s sharpest minds to share their views on such topics as the ever changing global landscape and capital flows; the new steps businesses from all over the world are taking to optimize growth and market potential; the strategies and mindsets that maximize opportunities in the world’s fastest growing markets and the deepening relationships between public and private sectors across various geographies.
“The growth of emerging markets and the influence of governmental economic and industrial policies are more relevant to global business success than ever before, and senior executives are keen to exchange perspectives on the challenges and opportunities they encounter across today’s dynamic global landscape,” said Sam Fouad, Americas Emerging Markets Leader for Ernst & Young LLP. “Ernst & Young’s Global Growth Forum provides executives the opportunity to learn from each others’ experiences, and also connects them with globally recognized investment professionals, policy makers, expert commentators and academics.”
Confirmed speakers for the Forum include (a complete agenda is available here):
- Gordon Bajani, former Prime Minister of Hungary
- Dr. C. Fred Bergsten, director, Peterson Institute for International Economics
- Chrystia Freeland, global editor at large, Reuters
- Vijay Govindarajan, professor at Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College
- Henry Kissinger, former U.S. Secretary of State
- Dr. Robert Lawrence Kuhn, senior advisor, Office of the Chairman, Ernst & Young LLP
- A.G. Lafley, former chairman, CEO, and president, Procter & Gamble
- Hekinus Manao, executive director, World Bank
- Moises Naim, senior associate, International Economics Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
- Charlie Rose, Emmy Award-winning Journalist
- Antoinette Monsio Sayeh, director, African Department, International Monetary Fund
- Clyde Tuggle, senior vice president, Global Public Affairs and Communications, The Coca-Cola Company
- James S. Turley, chairman and CEO, Ernst & Young
- James Wolfensohn, former president of the World Bank and chairman and CEO of Wolfensohn and Company
- Marvin Zonis, professor emeritus, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
Date: June 6-8, 2011
Location: Washington Hilton, Washington, DC
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