Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Private Breakfast with Henry Kravis

Board of Veteran CEOs
Breakfast Forum
A Conversation with Henry Kravis

The Board of Veteran CEOs will host an intimate Breakfast Forum featuring private equity pioneer Henry Kravis, co- founder and co-CEO of the leading global investment firm Kolhberg Kravis Roberts. Richard Goeglein, the current chairman of Pinnacle Entertainment and a titan of the gaming industry, will moderate a candid discussion at this exclusive gathering of CEOs. Mr. Goeglein and Mr. Kravis will engage the audience in a lively conversation about opportunities and challenges currently facing CEOs. The discussion will include:

␣␣ Global economic issues, with views on Europe, Asia, emerging markets, and the importance of geopolitical analysis and trends

␣␣ U.S. economic issues, including views on remaining competitive, the role of credit and M&A markets, and dealing with government uncertainty

␣␣ Challenges facing CEOs today, with perspectives from KKR portfolio companies, the importance of innovation, culture, and communication, and views on public versus private company structures

␣␣ Keys to success for current business leaders, including building a strong team, understanding your strengths and weaknesses, doing business with those you like and trust, and being a leader both in and out of the office

Yale Club of New York City
50 Vanderbilt Avenue New York, NY

Date and Time
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
8:00 am to 10:00 am

8:00 – 8:30 am Registration
8:30 – 8:45 am Welcome & Introductory Remarks
8:45 – 9:30 am Breakfast and Program
9:30 – 10:00 am Q&A

Registration Welcome & Introductory Remarks Breakfast and Program Q&A
To RSVP, please contact Ted Santos at 888.471.3660 or at

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About The Board of Veteran CEOs
The Board of Veteran CEOs was created to serve as a confidant to CEOs of midsize to large companies. The resource we provide is exclusive access to retired CEOs who have walked in your shoes and grown their enterprise to Fortune 1,000 status and beyond. Some of the retired CEOs who serve as Advisory Members have led companies like Dun & Bradstreet, Ben & Jerry’s, Max Factor, and Harrah’s Hotel & Casinos. In addition, some of our Advisory Members are current CEOs of Fortune 500s, including companies such as NCR and AC Nielsen. Access to the Advisory Members takes the form of roundtable discussions, one-on-one telephone conversations, and private face-to-face meetings. The roundtable discussions occur every other month. They are held over a two- hour breakfast between an intimate group of 6-8 sitting CEOs and 1-2 Advisory Members. Participation in these meetings requires a personal invitation - no exceptions.

About Akerman
Akerman is a leading transactions and trial law firm known for its core strengths in middle market M&A, within the financial services and real estate industries, and for a diverse Latin America practice. With more than 550 lawyers and government affairs professionals and a network of 19 offices, we are ranked among the top 100 law firms in the U.S. by The National Law Journal NLJ 350 (2013). We are intensely focused on innovating pragmatic, customized solutions to our clients’ most complex legal challenges.

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