Financial Times Reports Coke CEO Says China Better Business Climate Than USA on Tim Connolly's Winning Strategies Friday, September 30 at 12 p.m. CT

Sep 28, 2011, 17:17 ET from Winning Strategies

HOUSTON, Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, September 30, Tim Connolly's Winning Strategies will discuss the recent Financial Times interview with Coca Cola CEO Muhtar Kent.  Per the interview, Coca Cola now sees the USA as a "less friendly business environment," citing "political gridlock and an antiquated tax structure as reasons that its home market has become less competitive."  Tim Connolly will discuss how the Obama administration policies and Republican Party tactics have contributed to an environment where China is considered a superior business environment to the United States.  Also appearing on the show will be Ron D'Vari, CEO and Co-Founder of NewOak Capital. Listen live on CRN Digital Talk Radio Network on CRN 4, broadcast by over 200 affiliate stations nationwide listed at, and on CBS Radio 650 AM Houston ( on Saturdays at 5 p.m. CT.  Winning Strategies is sponsored by Corporate Strategies Merchant Bankers, a First Data institutional representative (

About Ron D'Vari and NewOak Capital

As CEO and Co-Founder of NewOak Capital, Ron's focus is on devising and implementing creative financial and structured solutions in response to many of the credit crisis financial dilemmas across the globe for its institutional clients. NewOak Capital has successfully advised some of the largest and smallest banks, financial institutions, and corporations globally. Mr. D'Vari was formerly a Managing Director of BlackRock where he was Head of Structured Finance Business and a senior member of several key management committees. At BlackRock, he was responsible for $90+ billion investments in structured products and subordinated structured finance investments. Mr. D'Vari also taught graduate finance Brandeis, B.U., and other institutions, and multidisciplinary engineering design courses at UCLA as an adjunct professor. Mr. D'Vari holds BS, MS, Ph.D. and MBA degrees from UCLA and has served on several boards, including the board of United Planet, a global cultural education NGO.

Previous guests of Tim Connolly's Winning Strategies (formerly Corporate Strategies) have included CNBC "Mad Money" Host Jim Cramer, Gamco's Mario Gabelli, Muriel Siebert, U.S. Senator and Presidential Candidate John McCain, Texas oilman Lester Smith, ATP Oil & Gas CFO Albert Reese, Envision Capital Management CEO Marilyn Cohen, Presidential Candidate and CEO of Huntsman Corporation Jon M. Huntsman, Consolidated Graphics CEO Joe Davis, Enterprise Products CEO Dan Duncan, Celgene's CEO John Jackson, Landry's CEO Tilman Fertitta, former Compaq CEO Eckard Pfeiffer, Money Manager Louis Navellier, former SEC Chairman Arthur Levitt, Changewave's Tobin Smith and many others.

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