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PROGRAM

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
7:30 Am - 11:30 AM
 

Cipriani 42nd Street
 

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The fourth biennial Breakfast of Corporate Champions salutes companies leading the way to gender balance on corporate boards. Be part of our salute to companies with at least 25% of board seats held by women and hear the country's leading CEOs talk about why women in the boardroom is a strategic business imperative and how to make it happen.

The Breakfast will be held on November 14, 2017, 7:30 AM - 11:30 AM at Cipriani 42 Street, New York City.

November 13, 2017 ♦ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cocktail Reception 
for
CEOs, Board Directors and Sponsors at $10,000 level and above

Hosted by Bloomberg, LLP
731 Lexington Avenue, New York City

November 14, 2017 ♦ 7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Breakfast of Corporate Champions

Cipriani 42 Street

 

Carolyn Carter, President,  Women's Forum of New York

 

 

  • Welcome – Overview of Women’s Forum, Breakfast of Corporate Champions event, and the Women’s Forum Database of CEO Sponsored Board Ready Women

 

 

Janice Reals Ellig,  
Chair, Breakfast of Corporate Champions and CEO, The Ellig Group 
  • The Champions' Challenge

"What Makes a Champion?"

 

  • Billie Jean King, Founder, BillieJean King Leadership Initiative 

Recognition of 2017 Corporate Champions

Presented by:
Peter T. Grauer
Maggie Wilderotter

Honorary Co-Chairs
2017 Breakfast of Corporate Champions

  • Companies with 25% or more seats held by women
     
  • Companies with 40% or more seats held by women

Panel:
Gender Diversity Creates Shareholder Value

Introduced by:
Cathy Engelbert,  CEO, Deloitte 

 

 

  • Jeffrey Katzenberg, Partner, WndrCo
  • Mellody Hobson, President, Ariel Investments 
  • Maggie Wilderotter, Former Executive Chairman and CEO, Frontier Communications
  • Rebecca Jarvis (ABC News) - Moderator

Panel:
Getting to Parity
by 2025

 

Introduced by:
Marjorie Magner,
Co-Founder, Brysam Global Partners 

 

 

 

  • Peter T. Grauer, Chairman, Bloomberg; Founding Chair U.S. 30% Club 
  • Dame Helena Morrissey, Head of Personal Investing, Legal & General Investment Management, Founder 30% Club
  • Steven Odland, President & CEO, Committee for Economic Development
  • Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Senior Associate Dean for Leadership Studies at Yale’s School of Management
  • Julie Sweet, CEO, North America, Accenture
  • Susan Chira (NY Times) - Moderator

Panel: 
CEO Game Changers

 

Introduced by:
Rodney O. Martin, Jr.
Chairman & CEO, Voya Financial

 

 

 

  • Laurence D. Fink, Chairman & CEO, BlackRock
  • Kenneth C. Frazier, Chairman & CEO, Merck & Co.
  • Adena T. Friedman, President &CEO, Nasdaq
  • Beth Mooney, Chairman & CEO, KeyCorp
  • Kendall J. Powell, Chairman & CEO, General Mills
  • Andrew Ross Sorkin (CNBC) – Moderator 

Pamela J. Craig, 
Former 
CFO, Accenture

  • Women's Forum of New York CEO Sponsored Database News

Presentation of Muriel F. Siebert Leadership Award

Presented by:
Patricia F. Russo, Director, General Motors; Chairman, Hewlett Packard Enterprise 

 

 

  • Mary T. Barra, Chairman & CEO, General Motors Company
Keynote
  • Ronald P. O'Hanley, President & CEO, State Street Global Advisors; Vice-Chairman, State Street Corporation

Closing

  • Janice Reals Ellig, Chair, Breakfast of Corporate Champions

SPONSORS
As of 11/4/17

 

MARQUEE SPONSOR

Accenture

Bloomberg LLP

Deloitte

Teneo Holdings

 

DIAMOND SPONSOR

American Express

AT&T

BlackRock

Brown Brothers Harriman & Company

The Carlyle Group

The Ellig Group

Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc.

PVH Corp.

S&P Global 

State Street Global Advisors

U.S. Bancorp

Voya Financial

 

PLATINUM SPONSOR

CIT Group

General Mills

 

GOLD SPONSOR

Ascena Retail Group, Inc.

Bridgewater Associates

Gannett Co., Inc.

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Lincoln Financial Group

Marsh & McLennan Companies

MetLife

Wilmington Trust/M&T Bank

 

SILVER SPONSOR

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

AXA

Bank of America

EY

The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

IHS Markit

MSCI

Morgan Stanley

Nasdaq

Norton Rose Fulbright

Santander Bank, NA

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meager & Flom LLP

T. Rowe Price

Lulu C. Wang

 

BRONZE SPONSOR

Aflac

Alvarez & Marsal

BNY Mellon

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc.

Circle Wealth Management

Commonfund

Con Edison

DocuSign

FedEx Corporation

G-III Apparel Group, LTD

Glenmede

GLG 

KeyCorp

KPMG

McKissack & McKissack

Penn Mutual

Bill Teuber

UDR, Inc.

Willis Towers Watson

 

BENEFACTOR

Atairos Management LP

Jewelle W. Bickford

Carolyn Carter

Kristen M. Dickey

Equilar, Inc.

Debra Perry

Marcy Syms

 

 

PATRON

Kathleen Q. Abernathy

Adam Aron

Kimberly Bishop Executive Search

Pamela J. Craig

Marsha Dubrow

Cynthia Fields

Moira Forbes

Elizabeth Frank

Judith Fryer

Maria Ghazal

Deborah Gillis

Lynne Greene 

Anuradha T. Jayanti

Carine Jean-Claude

Laura Lewis

Josephine Linden

Mary Matthews

Christine A. McConnell

Laura Clayton McDonnell

Donna M. Milrod

Deborah Norville

Eryn A. O'Brien

Kathleen Pawlus

Pine Grove Holdings, LLC

Grace Richardson

Marcella Rosen

Daryl Roth

Ann Misiaszek Sarnoff

Heidi Steiger

Candace L. Straight

Eugenia Ulasewicz

Susan Vobejda

Ilene Wachs

Marissa Wesely

 

 

 

 

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