At the Annual Conference of French Employers Confederation (MEDEF) in Jouy-en Josas, Maurice Levy, CEO of Publicis Group, spoke about his vision of the future of advertising activities, in a context of world crisis.
From jet engines and healthcare devices to entertainment and finance, General Electric embodies the multinational multi-tasking conglomerate. Douglas Herbert met Clara Gaymard, President of General Electric, France.
"We were at the brink of catastrophe at the beginning of this year, but we've walked some distance back from the abyss". D. Herbert met Dan North to speak about these reassuring words from Lawrence Summers, Barack Obama's top economic advisor.
Headlines have been dominated by speculation about the state of the world economy. After the dreaded R word of recession, is the world now headed for the sweeter "R" word for recovery ? R. Kahane met Eric Chaney, chief economist at Axa Group.
It was meant to be a refueling stop on the road to economic recovery. The G8 summit came mid-way between two G20 gatherings aimed at tackling the world's financial crisis. D. Herbert met B. Fabbri, US chief economist at BNP Paribas, from New York.