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Monday, June 10, 2013

Hogan Lovells Hosts 2013 Global Women’s Executive Summit

More than 100 women executives and general counsel will gather at the Global Women’s Executive Summit on 17 and 18 June 2013 in New York. This event — part of Hogan Lovells’ Global Client Forum series — will enable guests to engage with their peers, who impact business, politics, and philanthropy around the world.

The day-and-a-half program will begin with a keynote address from Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, author, and investment banker Sheryl WuDunn on The China Challenge. She and Patricia de Stacy Harrison, president and chief executive officer of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, will close the evening with an onstage conversation, discussing  Half the Sky – a multimedia campaign borne from WuDunn’s best-selling book that aims to empower women around the globe.

The second day of the Summit kicks off with panel discussions:

  • Women on the World Stage considers how women executives have successfully navigated difficult economic times to rise to the challenge of leadership
  • The Evolving Role of the General Counsel looks at the ways in which businesses and their general counsel keep pace with changing regulations and emerging trends
  • Risk, Regulation, and Reward examines how fundamental shifts in regulation and compliance trends affect businesses’ abilities to grow and compete
  • Managing Strategy in a Global Environment tackles the challenge of worldwide prosperity in an ever-changing global economy

Leading speakers include:

  • Vice President María Antonieta Guillén de Bográn, Republic of Honduras
  • Kate Cheetham, Deputy Group General Counsel, Lloyds Banking Group PLC
  • Eugenie Gavenchak, Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, News Corporation
  • Neal Katyal, Partner and Co-Director of the Appellate Practice Group, Hogan Lovells
  • Shannon Klinger, Head of Legal and General Counsel, Sandoz International GmbH
  • Jean Fitterer Lance, Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer, Boston Scientific
  • Anne Madden, Vice President of Corporate Development and Global Head of M&A, Honeywell International Inc.
  • Sara Mathew, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Dun & Bradstreet, Inc.
  • Virginia “Jean” Molino, General Counsel, McKinsey & Company
  • Louise Parent, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, American Express Company
  • Judith Shepherd, Managing Director, Global General Counsel of Corporate and Investment Banking, Barclays Bank PLC
  • Julie Spellman Sweet, General Counsel, Secretary, and Chief Compliance Officer, Accenture
  • Catherine E. Stetson, Partner and Co-Director of the Appellate Practice Group, Hogan Lovells
  • Janet Wright, Vice President, Corporate, Securities and Finance Counsel, Assistant Secretary, Dell Inc.
  • Katharine Weymouth, Publisher and Chief Executive Officer, The Washington Post

In future communications on this blog, we will provide more information about the speakers, including responses to questions about their experiences as industry executives and leaders in their respective fields.

For more information on the Global Women’s Executive Summit, visit www.hoganlovells.com/gwes and follow our Twitter feed @HoganLovells and our Twitter hashtag #HLGWES.


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