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How Will It Survive the Next Crisis?



24 April, 2019

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In recent years Latin America has lived up to its reputation of being the world region of opportunities and disappointments all at once. Some of the economies have suffered serious economic or political challenges, while others have seen a steady growth performance and stabilization of its markets for growth. But things can change rapidly due to domestic and global challenges.

In this panel discussion, experts from Latin America will discuss the region’s prospects through the lens of economic and business opportunities.

Join this webcast to examine:

  • Comparative performance and business condition in Latin America’s economies
  • Economic and policy challenges, and how businesses respond
  • Can Latin America even be approached as a “single” market?

Who Should Attend: Business practitioners involved in strategy and development, as well as anyone who is responsible for business in the Latin America region.

Speakers

Martín Ibañez Frocham

Martín Ibañez Frocham
Senior Partner
Mercer

Martín Ibañez Frocham is Mercer's Senior Partner, advising clients in Latin America to optimize the contribution of executive talent. Previously, he served as a business leader for Career for Latin America, General Director of Operations (COO) of Mercer...Full Bio

Jill Hedges, Ph.D.

Jill Hedges, Ph.D.
Deputy Director of Analysis
Oxford Analytica

Jill Hedges joined Oxford Analytica in 2001. She leads Latin America analysis and is responsible for Daily Brief coverage of Southern Cone countries and Venezuela, among others, and has been a frequent contributor to the Daily Brief on Argentina in particular.

Recent projects have include...Full Bio

Roberta S. Jacobson

Roberta S. Jacobson
US Ambassador
Mexico (June 2016 - May 2018)
Senior Advisor
Albright Stonebridge Group

Ambassador Roberta S. Jacobson is a Senior Advisor at ASG, where she draws on more than thirty years of distinguished diplomatic experience to advise clients of the firm’s Latin America practice.

Until May 2018, she served as U.S. ambassador to Mexico, where she oversaw the U.S.-Mex...Full Bio

Lia Valls Pereira, Ph.D.

Lia Valls Pereira, Ph.D.
Coordinator, Foreign Trade Studies
IBRE

Lia Valls Pereira is currently the coordinator of Foreign Trade Studies (Brazilian Institute of Economics - Getulio Vargas Foundation) and deputy professor at the Faculty of Economic Sciences of State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ). Areas of research: fo...Full Bio

Bart van Ark

Bart van Ark (Moderator)
Executive Vice President & Global Chief Economist
The Conference Board

Bart van Ark is executive vice president and global chief economist of The Conference Board, a global business research think tank headquartered in New York...Full Bio

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