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Ben Heineman, Jr. speaks on Corporate Governance Reform at Bloomberg event in New York City

Boards & Risk Briefing: Under Attack - The New Assault on American Corporations

CED, the Torrenzano Group, and the White House Writers Group hosted a March 25 briefing on corporate governance reform at the Bloomberg Headquarters in New York City. CED Trustee Ben Heineman, Jr. was the first speaker and outlined his work with CED on the policy brief, Restoring Trust in Corporate Governance: The Six Essential Tasks of Boards of Directors and Business Leaders. Bloomberg Television business anchor, Kathryn Hayes, served as moderator for the session, which was available on the Internet and through Bloomberg news terminals worldwide. 

Watch Ben Heineman’s presentation at the Bloomberg Corporate Governance Briefing:

Additional Speakers:

  • Paul S. Atkins, Managing Director, Patomak Partners, LLC, Commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission (2002-2008), Counselor to SEC Chair Arthur Levitt (1993-1994), Executive Assistant to SEC Chair Richard Breeden (1992-1993)
  • Eileen Skevin Fusco, Esq., Member of the Board of Directors, MF Global Ltd Vice Chairman, Pro Mujer, Advisory Board Member, Susan G. Komen for the Cure Greater New York City
  • Clark S. Judge, Managing Director, White House Writers Group, Special Assistant and Speechwriter to President Ronald Reagan (1986-1989) and Vice President George H. W. Bush (1984-1986)
  • Richard Torrenzano, Chairman and CEO, The Torrenzano Group, Former Member, The New York Stock Exchange, Management and Executive Committees
  • Moderator: Cono R. Fusco, Managing Partner for Strategic Relationships, Grant Thornton LLP, retired, Trustee, Economic Club of New York, CED Trustee

Learn more about CED's work on corporate governance.