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    NYU Stern, The Economist and CFR.org Launch Global Issues in Campaign '08 Series

    November 12, 2007
    On November 12, 2007 Thomas F. Cooley, Dean of the NYU Stern School of Business; Amity Schlaes, Senior Fellow for Economic History at the Council on Foreign Relations; and Matthew Bishop, Editor and New York Bureau Chief at the Economist debated global trade issues as they relate to the 2008 American Presidential election.
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    Campbell Soup's CEO Discusses the Company's Transformation Strategy

    October 15, 2007
    Stern MBA and undergraduate students, as well as alumni, gained valuable insights into Doug Conant, President and CEO of Campbell Soup Company's, management approach and long-term business strategy at Stern's CEO Series on October 15.
  • On October 1, 2007 John Mack, Chairman and CEO of Morgan Stanley, addressed 450 Stern MBA and undergraduate students in Schimmel Auditorium as part of Stern’s “Meet the Chief Executive Series.”
  • On March 27, 2007, Sharon Allen, chairman of the board at Deloitte & Touche USA, discussed employee retention, her management style, and Sarbanes-Oxley’s affect on the auditing profession and boards of directors at Stern’s CEO Series.
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    Showtime’s Chairman and CEO Shares Insights on New Media Era at CEO Series

    February 12, 2007
    On February 12, 2007, Stern welcomed Matt Blank, Chairman and CEO of Showtime Networks, for its popular CEO Series. Interviewed by BusinessWeek media and entertainment reporter Tom Lowry, Mr. Blank discussed the rapidly changing media industry, how Showtime is staying relevant and successful in the new media age, and what it takes to have a career in “show biz.”
  • On September 25, students packed Schimmel Auditorium to hear Chuck Prince, Chairman and CEO of Citigroup, at Stern’s popular CEO Series. Mr. Prince, interviewed by Financial Times Senior Banking Editor David Wighton, shared how Citigroup has shifted from an acquisition to an organic growth strategy.
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    Susan Whiting, President and CEO, Nielsen Media Research

    February 8, 2006
    During Stern’s CEO Series on February 8, 2006, Susan Whiting, President and CEO of Nielsen Media Research, sat down with USA Today media reporter David Lieberman to discuss the evolution of measuring television programming as new technologies have changed how consumers watch TV.
  • On November 15, Stern students and alumni packed Cantor Boardroom to get the inside scoop on all the headline news being generated about SIRIUS Satellite Radio from the company’s CEO, Mel Karmazin.
  • When trying to make a career change from elementary school teacher to publishing industry executive, Janet Robinson got used to rejection. She didn’t let the word “no” stop her, and in 1983 she was hired by The New York Times Company as an account executive for Tennis Magazine.
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    Ann M. Fudge, Chairman and CEO, Young & Rubicam Brands

    September 19, 2005
    Ann Fudge, Chairman and CEO of Young & Rubicam Brands, spoke about her experience leading a global network of marketing communications companies during times of change. Named by Fortune magazine as one of the 50 most powerful women in American business, Ms. Fudge shared her perspective on reinventing the communications model to help companies connect with their customers as media and technology continue to revolutionize the marketplace.

    Click here to see Ms. Fudge's interview in its entirety.
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    Jim Quigley, CEO, Deloitte & Touche USA

    April 4, 2005
    Jim Quigley, Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte & Touche USA LLP, shared his thoughts on the new age of accountability in the corporate environment, as well as addressed key business issues that ranged from Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance to the impact of fraud as played out in today’s headlines.
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    Craig Donohue, CEO, Chicago Mercantile Exchange

    February 22, 2005
    CME is the largest futures exchange in the United States and the first publicly traded financial exchange in the U.S. Mr. Donohue, who became CEO in January 2004, will talk about how CME transformed its business model from a not-for-profit membership organization based primarily on open outcry floor trading to a for-profit entity that has seen its share of business generated by electronic trading grow from 15 percent in 2000 to nearly 70 percent in 2004.
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    Larry Bossidy Tells NYU Stern Students to Take Risks

    November 15, 2004
    Lawrence A. Bossidy, former chairman and CEO of Honeywell International Inc. and AlliedSignal, and former vice chairman and executive officer of General Electric Company, advocated taking charge of your career, taking risks to get ahead and maintaining a healthy work-life balance at NYU Stern’s CEO Series on Monday, November 15.
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    Tom Freston, Chairman and CEO, MTV Networks

    March 11, 2004
    Tom Freston is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MTV Networks. He oversees the management of the company, which owns and operates 11 television programming networks.
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    William C. Weldon, Chairman and CEO, Johnson & Johnson

    February 24, 2004
    William C. Weldon is Chairman and CEO of Johnson & Johnson, the world’s most diversified international healthcare company. Mr. Weldon joined Johnson & Johnson in 1971 in the sales and marketing department of McNeil Pharmaceutical and since then has held various leadership positions within the Johnson & Johnson family of companies.
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    Carl F. Pascarella, President and CEO, Visa USA

    February 10, 2004
    Carl F. Pascarella is President and CEO of Visa USA. Under his leadership, Visa USA has become the undisputed leader in payments, growing volume more than 17 percent a year, from $227 billion in 1993 to more than $1 trillion today.
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    Robert Nardelli, Chairman, President and CEO, The Home Depot, Inc.

    November 3, 2003
    Robert Nardelli is Chairman, President and CEO of The Home Depot, Inc., the world’s largest home improvement retailer. Mr. Nardelli joined Home Depot in December 2000, and was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors effective January 1, 2002.
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    Henry A. McKinnell, Jr., Chairman and CEO, Pfizer Inc.

    April 7, 2003
    Henry McKinnell, Ph.D., is Chairman and CEO of Pfizer Inc, the world's largest research-based pharmaceutical company. Mr. McKinnell joined Pfizer in 1971, and since then has held various positions in the company, including President and COO, Executive Vice President, CFO, and President of Pfizer's pharmaceutical group.
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    Jeffrey Immelt, Chairman and CEO, General Electric

    March 25, 2003
    Jeffrey Immelt is Chairman and CEO of General Electric (GE), a diversified technology and services company dedicated to creating products as varied as aircraft engines to financial services, medical imaging and plastics.
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    Bruno Bich, Chairman and CEO, Bic Corporation

    October 16, 2002
    Bruno Bich is Chairman and CEO of Societe Bic, a leading manufacturer of stationary products, lighters and shavers. Since January 1992, Mr. Bich has served as Chairman and CEO of Bic Corporation, the U.S. subsidiary of Société Bic, and for nine years prior to that, he was President and CEO.
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    Michael Eskew, Chairman and CEO, United Parcel Service

    October 2, 2002
    Michael Eskew is Chairman and CEO of United Parcel Service, the world's largest package distribution company and logistics provider. Mr. Eskew began his UPS career in 1972 and since then has continued his advancement in various staff and operations positions.
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    Richard Grasso, Chairman, President and CEO, New York Stock Exchange

    April 16, 2002
    Dick Grasso has been chairman and chief executive officer of the New York Stock Exchange since June 1, 1995. From 1988 to 1995, he was president and chief operating officer. While continuing in those positions, he became executive vice chairman of the Exchange on January 1, 1991. He is the first member of the NYSE management to be elected to any of these positions in the NYSE's 209-year history.
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    Joel Klein, Chief Executive Officer, Bertelsmann, Inc.

    April 9, 2002
    Joel Klein is Chairman and CEO of Bertelsmann Inc. and Chief U.S. Liaison Officer to Bertelsmann AG, responsible for corporate functions in the U.S and a key strategic advisor to Bertelsmann CEO Thomas Middelhoff.
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    John Rowe, M.D., President and CEO, Aetna Inc.

    February 25, 2002
    Dr. Rowe is Chairman, President and CEO of Aetna Inc. Aetna Inc. is the nation's leading health care and related benefits organization, serving 17.5 million health care members, 13.7 million dental members and 11.7 million group insurance members as of September 30, 2001.