Corporate Directors, Executives and Financial Officers may want to check out the program on “Succeeding with financing in a time of economic uncertainty” that The Center for Finance Strategy Innovation (CFSI) and The Institute for Excellence in Corporate Governance (IECG) Of The University of Texas at Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management plan to present on Wednesday, February 29, 2012 11:30am – 1:30pm in the Executive Education Dining Room (JSOM 1.606), Naveen Jindal School of Management.
Organizers say this February 29th program, jointly sponsored by The Center for Finance Strategy Innovation (CFSI) and The Institute for Excellence in Corporate Governance (IECG,) will feature a full panel session on financing solutions and related issues including:
- Given the continuing uncertainty in the economic environment, should financing plans be changed?
- Should a company be opportunistic and look to short term actions or should it adopt a long-term plan?
- What have been recent trends and changes in financing patterns that are significant?
- Are there signs of recent improvement?
- Are there new sources of capital?
- What sources are proving to be difficult to use?
- Is private equity capital attractive?
Recommendations and experiences from both corporate and capital sources will be contrasted. The program includes lunch.
The panelists will include three senior corporate executives:
- Rick P.Rick Pelini, Vice President and Treasurer of Lennox International;
- Henry “Hank” S.Henry Schopfer who has served as CFO of four public mid-sized companies where share value increased by 300% to over $1 billion;
- Mahesh ShettyMahesh Shetty, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Encore Enterprises.
The panel will also include two experienced senior bankers:
- David Whiting, Senior Vice President and head of Comerica Bank’s Technology and Life Services Division; and
- Suzanne L.Suzanne Lovett, Senior Vice President of Wells Fargo Capital Finance.
For more details or to register, see here.
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