Shared Interest Group on Eastern Europe and Russia: Networking Breakfast

Chicago Booth Alumni Club of the United Kingdom

July 9, 2009: 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM

We request the pleasure of your company at the inaugural event of the University of Chicago's Shared Interest Group on Eastern Europe and Russia. Following a buffet breakfast, William Browder AB '85, the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Hermitage Capital Management, and Bruce Rigal MBA '89, the Chief Operating Officer, Global Banking, Deutsche Bank will share a few words on their experience and insight into the region. The guest speakers will be followed by the networking session.


Deutsche Bank
23 Great Winchester Street
London, United Kingdom


No Charge


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Deadline: 7/2/2009

Speaker Profiles

William Browder, AB '85 (Speaker)

As the chief executive officer of one of Russia's largest foreign investors, William Browder AB '85 spearheaded radical changes in Russian corporate law, including the creation of pre-emptive rights for all minority shareholders in Russian companies and the introduction of cumulative voting for director elections. Hermitage, through its shareholder activism, has been credited with a number of breakthroughs improving corporate governance standards at major Russian companies, including Unified Energy Systems, Sberbank and Gazprom.

Bruce Rigal, MBA '89 (Speaker)

Bruce Rigal MBA '89 is responsible for Deutsche Bank's operations in Global Banking in 37 countries including budgeting and planning, people and cost management, comunications and marketing and infrastructure.


Steve Walsh