PRLog - May 21, 2014 - BARCELONA, Spain -- IESE Business School will welcome Herman Daems, world-renowned economist and president of the Belgian banking group BNP Paribas Fortis. Mr. Daems will offer insights on the evolving role of shareholders and their implication on corporate performance as part of IESE’s Fast Forward Program, scheduled to take place from June 2 to 6 on the school’s Barcelona campus.
Fast Forward Program, June 2-6, 2014, Barcelona
The corporate arena comprises numerous types of shareholders, ranging from institutional, retail and private equity investors, to family shareholders and high-frequency traders. According to Berit Dencker, program director of Fast Forward, “As an authority in corporate governance, Herman Daems will shed light on new trends in shareholder relations and offer strategies to enable global businesses to more effectively balance the sometimes divergent interests of shareholders with those of other stakeholders.
Fast Forward is a customizable 5-day program designed to accelerate corporate growth by analyzing the most significant socioeconomic currents and relevant trends for global businesses. In its second edition, Fast Forward includes plenary sessions on four distinct business areas and three parallel themed tracks on managing complexity, innovation and intrapreneurship, and the implications of technological change on global businesses.Learn more about the program, visit http://www.iese.edu/
Keynote sessions complement the program’s academic core. In addition to Mr. Daems, Fast Forward keynote speakers will include former President of Poland and Nobel Laureate Lech Wałęsa; media veteran Steve Capus, recently appointed as the executive editor of CBS News; and Sheila Heen, a globally acclaimed mediation expert and lecturer at Harvard Law School.
About IESE Business School
Established in 1958, IESE is consistently ranked among the world's leading business schools. IESE delivers diverse programs from its campuses in Barcelona and Madrid, its center in New York and its offices in Munich and São Paulo, in addition to other international venues. Since its origins, the school has sought to develop business leaders with a global mindset and a general management approach who are capable of making a positive impact on society. IESE's alumni network includes more than 40,000 graduates who live and work in over 100 countries.
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