NEW YORK, May 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Wall Street Journal will again convene nearly 100 leading global chief financial officers from the world’s top corporations at the annual meeting of the CFO Network. The invitation-only event, which will take place June 15-16 at the Park Hyatt in Washington, D.C., will address the most pressing business and policy issues facing corporate finance today.
The gathering will feature policymakers and leaders from a range of sectors. General Michael Hayden, Principal of The Chertoff Group, will open the program in an interview with Wall Street Journal Editor in Chief Gerard Baker (@gerardtbaker) on global security and whether it is getting safer or more dangerous to do business around the world.
Other speakers include:
- Ambassador Charlene Barshefsky, Senior International Partner, WilmerHale; U.S. Trade Representative (1997-2001)
- Shaun Donovan, Director, Office of Management and Budget, Secretary of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (2009-2014)
- Keith F. Higgins, Director, Division of Corporation Finance, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
- Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank Group
- Kevin McCarthy, U.S. House Majority Leader, U.S. Representative (R. Calif.)
- John H. Noseworthy, M.D, President and CEO, Mayo Clinic
- Charles Penner, Partner and Chief Legal Officer, JANA Partners LLC
- Paul Ryan, Chairman, House Ways and Means Committee, U.S. Representative (R., Wis.)
- Bernard J. Tyson, Chairman and CEO, Kaiser Permanente
- Chris Young, Head of Contested Situations, Credit Suisse
Speakers will be interviewed by top editors from The Wall Street Journal, including Deputy Editor in Chief Rebecca Blumenstein (@RBlumenstein), Associate Editor John Bussey (@johncbussey), Assistant Managing Editor Laura Landro (@LauraLandroWSJ), Business Editor Dennis Berman (@DKBerman), and Washington Bureau Chief Gerald F. Seib (@GeraldFSeib).
In addition to the on-stage discussions, The Wall Street Journal CFO Network meeting includes subject-specific Task Force sessions in which the CFO members collaborate to develop a strategic agenda for financial leadership in key areas facing global corporate finance executives.
The results of the meeting will be published in a worldwide special report on June 22 in The Wall Street Journal and on WSJ.com. For more information on The Wall Street Journal CFO Network and its annual meeting, please visit: cfonetwork.wsj.com/. Follow the social conversation at #WSJCFO.
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