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The Dutch-American Connection -Challenges in Contrasting Cultures

January 26, 2006, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The Chicago GSB Club of the Netherlands organized an event for alumni of the top US business schools in the Netherlands. ABN Amro generously sponsored and hosted this event at its head-office in Amsterdam.

Mr. Joost Kuiper, Managing Board member of ABN AMRO Bank with particular responsibility for the bank's North American operations, was the feature speaker on this topic. He was followed by a panel of US business school alumni. More than 60 Chicago, Stanford, Columbia, Kellogg, Harvard, Tuck, Wharton, and MIT alumni attended the event.

Keynote speaker:
Joost Kuiper, ABN Amro

Albert Laverge, Egon Zehnder (Columbia) David Wyatt, Booz Allen Hamilton (Stanford) Stephen Smith, Postmasters (MIT)

David Korslund, ABN Amro (Chicago GSB)

Photos from the Event:


More than 60 attendees listened to the panel about Dutch-American challenges.

Keynote speaker Joost Kuiper, Managing Board member of ABN AMRO in Amsterdam, addresses the audience.

Alumni from seven US business school enjoy the reception at the ABN AMRO head office in Amsterdam.

Harald Walkate, '01, introduces panelists and gives an update on the club activities in the Netherlands.


ABN AMRO head office
Gustav Mahlerlaan 10