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Forbes Global CEO Conference to take place in Jakarta

Some 400 influential global business and thought leaders will convene at the conference from Nov 29 – Dec 1, 2016, with 42 speakers already confirmed

The Forbes Global CEO Conference will take place in Jakarta, Indonesia, from November 29 to December 1, 2016. Now in its 16th year, the Forbes Global CEO Conference serves as a platform for influential CEOs, tycoons, entrepreneurs, upand-comers, capitalists and thought leaders to discuss and debate issues of global concern and build vital relationships. To date, 300 delegates, including 42 prominent speakers, have confirmed their attendance for this annual event.

Under the theme of ‘Rising to the Challenge’, this year’s conference will focus on how global leaders are dealing with today’s economic environment. Speakers from around the world will gather to share insights through panel discussions covering a wide range of topics, including the outlook for the global economy, prospects in emerging markets, and investment opportunities across various asset classes. Sessions will also discuss best strategies in leadership, building brand value, technology and innovation, entrepreneurship, managing succession, and philanthropy.

William Adamopoulos, CEO/Asia, Forbes Media, said: “We are delighted to bring the Forbes Global CEO Conference to Indonesia. This year’s theme, ‘Rising to the Challenge’, is fitting given the headwinds in the global economy. We look forward to hearing from some of the leading business minds in the world on how best to rise to the challenge and succeed in today’s volatile business environment.”

Speakers who have confirmed their attendance include Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor-inChief, Forbes Media; Thomas Lembong, Chairman, Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM); Michael Hintze, Chief Executive, CQS; Hiromichi Mizuno, Executive Managing Director and CIO, Government Pension Investment Fund; Nadir B. Godrej, Managing Director, Godrej Industries Ltd and Chairman, Godrej Agrovet Ltd; Liang Xinjun, Vice Chairman and CEO, Fosun Group; Chairul Tanjung, Chairman, CT Corporation; Enrique K. Razon Jr., Chairman and President, International Container Terminal Services, Inc; Mike Perlis, CEO and Executive Chairman, Forbes Media; Binod K. Chaudhary, President, CG Corp Global; Richard Solomons, CEO, IHG; Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala, Chairman and CEO, Ayala Corporation; James Riady, CEO, Lippo Group; Yoshihiko Miyauchi, Senior Chairman, ORIX Corporation; Beth A. Brooke-Marciniak, Global Vice Chair, Public Policy, EY; Abhishek Lodha, Managing Director, Lodha Group; Sam Goi, Executive Chairman, Tee Yih Jia Group; Anthony Tan, Group CEO, Grab; Wendy Yap, President and CEO, Nippon Indosari Corpindo; Mitch Garber, Chairman, Cirque Du Soleil and CEO, Caesars Acquisition Company and Tony Fernandes, Group CEO, AirAsia.

Other notable speakers are Manoj Bhargava, CEO, Living Essentials; Mario Moretti Polegato, Chairman, GEOX Group; Ron Sim, CEO, OSIM International Ltd; James E. Thompson, Chairman, Crown Worldwide Group of Companies; Manuel B. Villar Jr., Chairman, Vista Land & Lifescapes Inc; S D Shibulal, Co-Founder, Infosys & Axilor Ventures; Anderson Tanoto, Director, RGE Pte Ltd; Yen Kuok, CEO, Guiltless; Melissa Kwee, CEO, National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre; Ananya Birla, Chairperson and Director, Svatantra Microfinance Pvt Ltd; V. Shankar, CEO and Partner, Gateway Partners; Jean Eric Salata, Chief Executive, Baring Private Equity Asia; Serge Pun, Executive Chairman, Serge Pun & Associates; Vikrom Kromadit, CEO, Amata Corporation Public Company Ltd; Timothy D. Dattels, Managing Partner, TPG Asia; Nick Nash, Group President, Garena; Chatri Sityodtong, Chairman, ONE Championship; Vineet Nayar, Founder, Sampark Foundation; Jonathan Medved, CEO, OurCrowd; Raza Jafar, CEO, Enshaa and Patrick Grove, Group CEO, Catcha Group.

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