Seyfarth Events

2010 Symposium on African-American Executive Leadership

2/5/2010

Boston, MA
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
600 Atlantic Ave
Boston, MA 02210

2010 Symposium on African-American Executive Leadership
Friday, February 5, 2010

Presented by Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Site hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, 600 Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA 02210

Featuring

“The Executive Brunch”
A Brunch for Executive-Level Professionals

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM: Registration

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM: Welcome & Keynote Address: “The importance of cultivating diverse executive leadership in a global economy.”
    
Featuring Former U.S. Ambassador Delano E. Lewis, Esq.
Director, Colgate Palmolive and The Eastman Kodak Company; former U.S. Ambassador to South Africa; former CEO and President
of National Public Radio; and former President and Chief Executive Officer of Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Company.

 Also Featuring

“Making it to the C-Suite”
Breaking Through to COO, CEO, CFO and Managing Director Levels of Executive Leadership

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM:  A Panel of C-Level Executives Sharing their Insights on Corporate Achievement
The Panel will feature a distinguished group of executives and directors from Fortune 500 Corporations and large regional corporations, all of whom will share strategies for reaching the highest levels of executive leadership.

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM:  Networking Reception

Panel Members
Moderator: Professor David A. Thomas
The H. Naylor Fitzhugh Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and author of Breaking Through: The Making of Minority Executives in Corporate America.

Panelists:
Shellye Archambeau
CEO, MetricStream, Inc. and former CEO, Blockbuster.com

Robert L. Ellis
Global Chief Inclusion & Diversity Officer, ITT Corporation

Yvonne R. Jackson
Chairman of the Board, Spelman College. Director, Winn-Dixie, the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, and Girls, Inc. Former Senior V.P. and Chief People Officer for Pfizer, Compaq and Burger King. Member of the Advisory Council of PricewaterhouseCoopers. President, Beecher Jackson.

Cleve L. Killingsworth
Chairman and CEO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Massachusetts

Clinton A. Lewis, Jr.
President, Pfizer Animal Health

Delano E. Lewis, Esq.
Director, Colgate Palmolive and The Eastman Kodak Company; former U.S. Ambassador to South Africa; former CEO and President of National Public Radio; and former President and Chief Executive Officer of Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Company.

Singleton B. McAllister, Esq.
Director, Alliant Energy and United Rentals. Former General Counsel of the United States Agency for International Development. Partner in the Washington, DC law firm of LeClair & Ryan LLP.


Registration is required and seating is limited. There is no cost to attend this event.  Registration will close on February 1, 2010.

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