Corporate Directors Forum Announces Keynote Speakers For Directors Forum 2013 Conference

Nov 30, 2012, 10:30 ET from Corporate Directors Forum

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Corporate Directors Forum is bringing together distinguished business leaders from a variety of industries to discuss the most challenging issues directors and officers face at "Directors Forum 2013: Directors, Management & Shareholders in Dialogue." 


The conference, being held Jan. 27-29, 2013 at the University of San Diego, is designed to encourage personal interaction between attendees and the nation's leading corporate governance authorities. Attendance at the event is limited to create an intimate setting for quality participation and networking.

Keynote speakers will include: 

  • Preet Bharara, U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York
  • Richard K. Davis, president and CEO, U.S. Bancorp
  • Daniel M. Gallagher, commissioner, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Neel Kashkari, managing director and head of global equities, PIMCO

"Whether you're a director, someone running a business, a shareholder or an academic, this conference will provide valuable insights to all who attend," said Michael Berthelot, conference co-chair.  "The event will provide a great opportunity to discuss the wide range of issues critical to today's executives and will help to better inform decision-making in the post-election environment."

Other corporate governance thought leaders participating include: Margaret Foran (Prudential Financial Inc.); John K.S. Wilson (TIAA-CREF); Anne Sheehan (CalSTRS); Michele J. Hooper (PPG Industries, UnitedHealth Group); Mark Preisinger (The Coca-Cola Company); Ann Yerger (Council of Institutional Investors); Daniel M. Bradbury (Illumina Inc.); Dane E. Holmes (Goldman, Sachs & Co.); Laban P. Jackson, Jr. (JP Morgan Chase); Donal L. Mulligan (General Mills); James Hale (Target Corp.); Daniel M. Wetzel (Pearl Meyer & Partners); and others.

Directors Forum 2013 is open to the public, and ticket prices are $1,895 per person if postmarked before Jan. 4, 2013, and $2,195 after that date. Corporate Directors Forum and Forum for Corporate Directors (in Orange County) members receive a $300 discount off the registration fee. To RSVP, please call 858/455-7930 or register online at

Corporate Directors Forum was founded in 1991. Its purpose is to help directors be better directors through education and peer networking. CDF's core beliefs are that boards are strategic assets of corporations, education makes better directors, better directors make better boards and better boards make better corporations. 

Contact: Greg Kershaw
Nuffer, Smith, Tucker
619/296-0605, ext. 226

SOURCE Corporate Directors Forum