EY at the World Economic Forum 2014
The 2014 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting convened under the theme The Reshaping of the World: Consequences for Society, Politics and Business.
Attendees from around the globe discussed and debated the profound forces that are transforming our lives, communities and institutions across geographic, gender and generational boundaries.
The aim was to develop the insights, initiatives and actions necessary to respond to current and emerging challenges.
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The EY delegation that contributed to this year’s forum included:
- Mark Weinberger, Global Chairman & CEO
- Beth A. Brooke, Global Vice-Chair, Public Policy
- Mark D. Otty, Area Managing Partner, EMEIA
- Uschi Schreiber, Global Markets Leader
- Rajiv Memani, Chair of Emerging Markets Committee
- Carmine DiSibio, Global Managing Partner Client Service
- Maria Pinelli, Global Vice Chair, Strategic Growth Markets
- Alexander Ivlev, Country Managing Partner, Russia
- Joe Watt, CIS Sub-Area Managing Partner
- Georg Graf Waldersee, Managing Partner Germany, Switzerland, Austria
During their time at WEF, the EY delegation networked with key business leaders, and attended a variety of sessions and workshops.
“This annual event provides an opportunity for EY to share our insights with influencers from around the world—those in business, politics, academia and the media. Just as important is the opportunity for us to learn what’s on the mind of these same global leaders and how their concerns and issues will affect the global economy,” said EY Chairman Mark Weinberger.
Reception to celebrate women’s leadership
As part of the meeting, EY and Forbes again hosted a reception to celebrate women’s leadership and the key role women play in sustaining and building the global economy.
The evening included a special tribute to members of the Forbes “100 Most Powerful Women” list, including EY’s Beth Brooke, her fellow Forbes honorees and the women leaders attending the 2014 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting.
EY Chairman, Mark Weinberger and Moira Forbes, President and Publisher of ForbesWomen hosted the reception.