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22 June, 2017 | (01 hr)

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Peter Georgescu came from a Romanian work camp to become CEO of Young & Rubicam in New York. However, the widening wealth gap, stagnant wages, and decreased social mobility have made it harder for working classes to achieve prosperity today. In his new book "Capitalists Arise!", Mr. Georgescu calls out corporate America’s focus on short-term profits for hijacking capitalism. In this interview, Mr. Georgescu will share some of his personal story, his thoughts on the current American economy, and his ideas on how his fellow CEOs can course-correct capitalism, to re-empower middle classes and provide greater prosperity to companies, employees, and society as a whole.

Who Should Attend: Current and prospective board members of public companies; CEOs and other C-suite executives and management; Governance professionals

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Speakers

Peter Georgescu

Peter Georgescu
Chairman Emeritus
Young & Rubicam

Peter Andrew Georgescu is Chairman Emeritus of Young & Rubicam. 

Under Mr. Georgescu’s leadership, Young & Rubicam successfully transformed from a private to a publicly-held company. During his tenure, Young & Rubicam built the most extensive database on global bran...Full Bio

Douglas Chia

Douglas Chia (Moderator)
Leader, Governance Center
The Conference Board

Douglas (Doug) Chia is executive director of the Governance Center for The Conference Board. Chia previously served as assistant general counsel and corporate secretary for Johnson & Johnson. Before joining Johnson & Johnson, he served as assistant general counsel, corporate for Tyco Inte...Full Bio

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