World-leading global business leaders will head to Seoul to attend the Seoul G20 Business Summit in Nov. this year.
The Seoul G20 Business Summit Committee unveiled the confirmed list of CEOs who will attend the upcoming business summit, which will take place on November 10-11, ahead of the G20 summit slated for November 11-12.
The list of CEOs confirmed to attend the upcoming summit include Arline Schwarzman, CEO of Blackstone Group, Deutsche Bank CEO Josef Ackermann, Stephen Green, Chairman of HSBC Holdings, Standard Chartered CEO Peter Sands, Vikram S. Pandit Citigroup, Visa Inc’s Joseph W. Saunders and Nomura Holdings’ Kenichi Watanabe.
The meeting will also be attended by world-leading global business figures like the CEO of ArcelorMittal, Lakshmi Mittal, Peter Brabeck, Chairman and CEO of Nestlé, and Paul Jacobs, the CEO of Qualcomm Enterprises.
(Clockwise from left, top row: Deutsche Bank CEO Josef Ackermann, CEO of China Merchants Bank Dr Ma Weihua, CEO of Nestlé Peter Brabeck, President and CEO of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Yasuchika Hasegawa, CEO of ArcelorMittal Lakshmi Mittal, CEO of AREVA Anne Lauvergeon, CEO of Vale Roger Agnelli, CEO of Qualcomm Enterprise Paul Jacobs)
The two-day gathering will feature discussions in four sectors: Trade and investment, finance, green growth, and the social responsibility of corporations.
Twelve selected participants will act as “conveners” to coordinate discussions for the CEOs over the course of 12 agendas. Che Tae-won, CEO of Korea’s SK Group, is among the selected conveners, and will chair the discussion on the agenda for new and renewable energy in green growth sector.
The Seoul G20 Business Summit Committee organized by selecting 80 business figures from G20 member countries, and 20 from non-member countries, based on 350 corporations chosen by Fortune magazine.
World-leading CEOs in many industries will attend the upcoming business summit to have round table discussions about economic issues with the leaders of world economies, said the head of the committee, Sohn Kyung-shik, Chairman of the Federation of Korean Industries, according to the Dong-A Ilbo report published on Aug. 6.