WASHINGTON, April 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Hispanic Corporate Council (NHCC), the premiere resource for Corporate America on maximizing Hispanic market opportunity, announces that award-winning journalist and CEO of Starfish Media Group Soledad O'Brien will host a special "I AM LATINO IN CORPORATE AMERICA" plenary panel on Thursday April 7, from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm, in Independence A Ballroom of the Grand Hyatt Washington Hotel. The Plenary is a highlight of the 2016 NHCC Annual Summit and 30th Anniversary Celebration scheduled for April 6-7, 2016.
Joining O'Brien will be senior corporate executives for an in depth discussion on the growth and power of the Hispanic/Latino consumer and its impact on the corporate bottom line. The featured Panel includes: Jennifer Brase, VP Diversity & Inclusion, Northwestern Mutual; Ajamu Johnson, Executive Director, Supplier Diversity & Procurement Strategy Comcast & NBCUniversal; Luis Lobo, EVP, Manager Multicultural Banking, BB&T; and Fred Whipple, VP Diversity, Community & Workforce, Shell. The SOLEDAD O'BRIEN HOSTS I AM LATINO IN CORPORATE AMERICA Panel is produced by INGEÑUNITY and Starfish Media Group.
"NHCC is honored to have Soledad O'Brien lead an in-depth discussion on the important contributions of Latinos within corporate America," said Octavio A. Hinojosa Mier, NHCC Executive Director. "As a national organization dedicated to helping corporate America better understand the diverse Hispanic market, we now know the future prosperity of many of our corporate members is directly tied to their competitiveness in the growing 1.5 trillion dollar domestic Hispanic market."
The 2016 NHCC Annual Summit theme, "Three Decades, One Goal: Transforming the Future," will bring together experts in the areas of its five pillars; human resources, marketing, supplier diversity, and community relations within the foundation of corporate social responsibility. NHCC's goal is to provide its membership with the latest corporate best practices on maximizing the Hispanic market opportunity. For more information on NHCC, please our website at www.nhcchq.org.
Founded in 1985, NHCC is a unique membership organization comprised of Fortune 1000 corporations providing leading-edge corporate best practices, research and network opportunities for the benefit of its corporate members. NHCC is the premier resource on effectively maximizing the Hispanic market opportunity through marketing, community relations, human resources, and procurement within the foundation of corporate social responsibility. To learn more about NHCC visit us at www.nhcchq.org. Follow us on Twitter @NHCCorg.
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