CEO’s of Gallup, The Carlyle Group, FedEx and General Dynamics to Discuss Global Leadership Issues at Meridian’s Global Leadership Summit - Friday, October 12

MEDIA ADVISORY

Washington, DC. – On Friday, October 12, Jim Clifton, Chairman and CEO of Gallup will lead a summit of top corporate and diplomatic leaders in Washington, DC.

Hosted by the Meridian International Center, in partnership with Gallup and the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, the high-profile panels at the Global Leadership Summit include – David M. Rubenstein, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, The Carlyle Group; Jay L. Johnson , Chairman & CEO, General Dynamics; and Frederick W. Smith, Chairman, President & CEO, FedEx Corporation.

Mr. Clifton will lead the panel in key discussions on “The State of Global Leadership: Where We Are Now”; “What a Good Global Leader (and Citizen) Looks Like in 2020” and “Why Cooperation and Collaboration Matters in a Globalized World”.

The Summit will also feature a presentation and release of Gallup’s Global Leadership Audit.

WHAT:

 

The Global Leadership Summit will explore how critical issues of the day are increasingly resolved through cooperative global solutions. Convening high-profile thought leaders and decision-makers from all sectors, the Summit will tackle some of the most integral questions being asked in today’s global marketplace.

WHO:

 

Mr. David M. Rubenstein, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, The Carlyle Group
Mr. Jay L. Johnson, Chairman & CEO, General Dynamics Corporation
Mr. Frederick W. Smith, Chairman & CEO, FedEx
Mr. Jim Clifton, Chairman & CEO, Gallup
H.E. Nirupama Rao, Ambassador of India to the U.S.
H.E. Yousef Al Otaiba, Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to the U.S.

WHERE:

 

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW - Washington, DC

WHEN:

 

Friday, October 12, 2012
11:00 am - Registration
12:00 pm - The State of Global Leadership: Where We Are Now
12:30 pm - What a Good Global Leader (and Citizen) Looks Like in 2020
1:15 pm - Why Cooperation and Collaboration Matters in a Globalized World

CONTACT:

 

For more information, please visit: www.meridian.org
To schedule an interview, please contact: Monique McSween, Meridian International Center | (P) 202-939-5882 | This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Emily Jansen, Meridian International Center | (P) 202-939-5550 | This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
All media persons must be pre-credentialed to attend the Summit.

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Meridian International Center promotes global leadership through the exchange of ideas, people, and culture. Meridian’s mission is to create innovative exchange, education, cultural, and policy programs that advance three goals: 1) Strengthen U.S. engagement with the world through the power of exchange; 2) Prepare public and private sector leaders for a complex global future; 3) Provide a neutral forum for international collaboration across sectors.