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Profits through progress: An expert roundtable on emerging market expansion


Join us for breakfast as we discuss: how do organizations expand in emerging economies in a sustainable way?

  • Gain insights into cutting edge business strategy from major brand leaders and industry experts
  • Ask your questions of senior brand leaders and B2B experts
  • Meet with other critical thinkers, policymakers and business leaders to identify strategies and solutions to help capitalize on emerging market opportunities
  • Network with other B2B decision makers and business leaders

Keynote speaker:

  • Vijay Mahajan, HBR contributor, award-winning author of ‘Rise of Rural Consumers in Developing Countries’ and Professor at UT Austin McCombs School of Business

Expert Panelists:

  • Charlie Hough, Vice President and Global Head of Strategy, Corporate Responsibility at Novartis
  • Erik Granskog, Managing Director and Deal Execution Leader for Africa as part of GE Energy Financial Services – Global Markets
  • Cherine Yassien, Sr. International Relations Specialist at Medtronic
  • Xavier Michon, Deputy Executive Secretary at United Nations Capital Development Fund


  • Ruth Berg, PhD, Managing Partner at Palladium