Global Business Forum In the News
WLRN Radio - February 14, 2009 - The Miami public radio station, aired a WLRN Miami Herald News feature including excerpts from the question and answer session featuring Jack Welch, which was held during the closing plenary session of the Global Business Forum. The session was with the former CEO of General Electric was moderated by University President Donna E. Shalala. Listen
The Miami Herald – February 2, 2009 – A “My View” column in the Business Monday section featured a full page excerpt from the plenary speech by Francis Aldrich Sevilla-Sacasa, noting that the speech was made at the Global Business Forum. Read Article
C-SPAN Television – January 31, 2009 – The network aired the closing plenary session of the Global Business Forum, which featured a question-and-answer session with UM President Donna Shalala and Jack Welch, the former CEO of General Electric, who discussed the financial crisis, managing people, and the Obama administration. Watch Video
C-SPAN Television – January 28, 2009 – The network aired the closing plenary session of the Global Business Forum featuring Jim Skinner, the vice chairman and CEO of McDonald’s. Watch Video
The Miami Herald – January 26, 2009 – An article in the Business Monday section featured an interview with Jose Armario, McDonald's Group President for Canada, Latin America and International Franchising, noting that the University of Miami Business School alumnus was back in town for the Global Business Forum. Read Article
Miami Today – January 22, 2009 – An article detailed a discussion about students studying music and the arts, which was part of the Global Business Forum panel discussion organized by the Frost School of Music.
Mercado De Dinero – January 16 and 21, 2009 – Two articles on the Global Business Forum were published in this Spanish language newspaper's e-newsletters, one focusing on comments by keynote speakers Jim Skinner, Frances Aldrich Sevilla-Sacasa and Muhtar Kent, the other detailing one of the Forum panel sessions, "Global Connectivity and Economic Crisis." Read Article (1/21/09) Read Article (1/16/09)
Atlanta Journal-Constitution – January 17, 2009 - An article featured comments made by Coca-Cola Co. President and Chief Executive Muhtar Kent, noting that he “spoke optimistically about the prospects for the U.S. economy in a speech Friday at the University of Miami Global Business Forum.” The article was republished by Beverage World on its Web site. Read Article
Bloomberg News - January 17, 2009 – An article featured comments by Jack Welch about the government's Troubled Asset Relief Program, noting that Welch’s comments came during the Global Business Forum. Read Article
CNBC Squawk Box - January 16, 2009 – In a live interview from Miami, Jim Skinner, chairman and CEO of McDonald’s was introduced referencing his keynote presentation later that day at the Global Business Forum. Watch Video
USA Today – January 15, 2009 – The newspaper’s cruise blog featured an interview about alternative energy with Royal Caribbean President Adam Goldstein, noting that Goldstein would be speaking about the topic that day at the Global Business Forum. Read Article
The Miami Herald – January 14, 2009 – An article featuring an interview with Jack Welch, published on the front page of the business section, noted that Welch would be speaking at the Global Business Forum later in the week. The article also included a sidebar on other aspects of the Forum and a link to the Forum Web site. The same article was republished on BusinessWeek.com. Read Article
WURN - Union Radio 1020 AM - January 12, 2009 – The Spanish language radio station, which broadcasts in Latin America, featured a seven-minute interview with Patricia Sanchez-Abril, assistant professor of business law, who spoke about the upcoming Global Business Forum. Listen to Interview
El Nuevo Herald – January 3, 2009 - An article previewed the Global Business Forum, noting that it was organized by the School under the leadership of Dean Barbara Kahn. The article quoted University President Donna E. Shalala and Patricia Sanchez-Abril, assistant professor of business law.