Restoring Trust in Corporate Governance

May 6, 2010 • 2:00 – 3:30 pm EDT

Corporate governance reform is a vital part of restoring public trust in how American companies are run.   The Hills Program on Governance and the Committee for Economic Development  and invite you to a discussion on corporate governance issues featuring CSIS Trustee and CED Trustee Ben W. Heineman, Jr., former Senior Vice President and General Counsel for General Electric Corporation.  Ben Heineman is the author of the new policy brief; Restoring Trust in Corporate Governance: The Six Essential Tasks of Boards of Directors and Business Leaders.  He is also the author of High Performance with High Integrity. A discussion with the audience and panel will follow his presentation. 

Keynote:      

Ben W. Heineman, Jr.
Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University
Former Vice President and General Counsel for General Electric Corporation
Author: Restoring Trust in Corporate Governance: The Six Essential Tasks of Boards of Directors and Business Leaders
CED Trustee

Welcome:

John Hamre,
President and Chief Executive Officer
Center for Strategic and International Studies

Discussant:

William Ezzell
National Managing Partner--Legislative & Regulatory Relations
Deloitte LLP
CED Trustee

Alfred Mockett
Chairman & CEO
Corinthian Capital LLC
CED Trustee

Moderator:    

Patrick Gross
Chairman, The Lowell Group
CED Trustee

Please RSVP to Jerry Hyman, ghyman@csis.org

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Gerald Hyman
Senior Associate (Non-resident), Office of the President