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The 2012 Conference Board CEO Challenge®— Voices from the Front Lines

In this new series of webcasts, we’ll hear from corporate practitioners on the front lines of addressing the top-ranked challenges. Executives from across the enterprise will join lively discussions of what they believe will be the most critical strategies for meeting these challenges.

Near the top of the challenges that CEOs identified were three external risks: economic, political, and regulatory.  We will look at how companies manage in the face of these big risks to achieve their objectives.  Are there steps that organizations can take or tools to use that can anticipate challenges in these areas?  How are economics, politics, and regulation interconnected in a way that may present opportunities?  What kind of time frame should organizations be using when considering these risks and planning for growth?  What lessons can we learn about the impact of political and economic risks on regulation?  How should these risk factors drive business decisions?

Audience: Heads of risk management, directors, and CEOs that are working on meeting compliance standards, and anyone who deals with risk. CEOs that are looking for strategies for Government Regulation are also encouraged to attend.

Speakers

Bart van Ark, Ph.D.

Bart van Ark, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President., Chief Economist & Chief Strategy Officer
The Conference Board

Bart van Ark is executive vice president, chief economist & chief strategy officer of The Conference Board. He leads a team of almost two dozen economists in New York, Brussels and Beijing who produce a range of widely watched economic indicat... Full Bio

Rainer Schultheis

Rainer Schultheis
Vice President & Managing Director, Europe, Middle East and India
The Conference Board

Rainer Schultheis is vice president and managing director for The Conference Board in Europe, the Middle East, and India. His previous positions at The Conference Board include executive fellow for the European finance and economics councils; prog... Full Bio

Martin Fleming

Martin Fleming
Chief Economist
IBM

Martin Fleming is IBM’s Chief Economist and Vice President, Business Performance Services.

In leading the Business Performance Services team, Martin leads an analytics center of competency focused on improving IBM’s business pe... Full Bio

Ellen Hexter

Ellen Hexter (Moderator)
Senior Advisor, Enterprise Risk Management
The Conference Board

Ellen Hexter is senior advisor, enterprise risk management at The Conference Board. She has served on the faculty of The Conference Board Directors’ Institute and worked with boards to provide director training in risk management practices a... Full Bio

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