April, May, June 2006

Volume 29, Number 2

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Letters from Leaders

Letters from Leaders

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Parsons' Plans

An Interview with Richard D. Parsons, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Time Warner Inc., New York

Pages 10-12, 3 pages


Providing Guarantees

An Interview with Christopher M. Condron, President and Chief Executive Officer, AXA Financial, Inc., New York

Pages 15-16, 2 pages


Swainson's Six Priorities

An Interview with John A. Swainson, President and Chief Executive Officer, CA, Inc., Islandia, New York

Pages 19-20, 2 pages


History Is a Tough Lady

An Interview with the Honorable Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev, Chairman of the Board, Green Cross International

Pages 22-23, 2 pages

Diversity Weave

Why Diversity

"Diversity" is not a new word to the corporate areana/ for instance, leading executive have long touted the importance of diverse business interests. However, in relatively recent times, the concept of workforce diversification has stepped into the spotlight and become a hot-button issue with business and political leaders alkike. The following heads of some of the world's foremost companies weigh in with the reasons they value - and strive for - a diverse workforce:
  • G. Allen Andreas, Chairman and Chief Executive, Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)
  • Samuel A. DiPiazza, Jr., Chief Executive Officer, Pricewaterhouse-Coopers
  • Peter R. Dolan, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
  • Joseph R. Gromek, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Warnaco Group, Inc.
  • Nevill Isdell, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Coca-Cola Company
  • Michael H. Jordan, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, EDS, Plano, Texas
  • Steve Lorange, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, ITT Industries, Inc.
  • Terry J. Lundgren, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer, Federated Department Stores, Inc.
  • Frank T. MacInnis, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, EMCOR Group, Inc.
  • Robert B. McGehee, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Progress Energy, Inc.
  • Harold "Terry" McGraw III, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer, The McGraw-Hill Companies
  • Hank McKinnell, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Pfizer Inc.
  • Dr. Bernd Pischetsrieder, Chairman of the Board of Management, Volkswagen AG
  • Michael Roth, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Interpublic Group
  • Robert Sheehan, Executive Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP
  • Sy Sternberg, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, New York Life Insurance Company
  • Robert E. Switz, President and Chief Executive Officer, ADC Telecommunications, Inc.
  • James S. Turley, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Ernst & Young LLP, New York
  • Seth H. Waugh, Chief Executive Officer, Deutsche Bank Americas
  • Sanford I. Weill, Chairman, Citigroup, Inc.

Pages 34-37, 4 pages

Women Leaders

Women Leaders


Page 41, 1 page


Women Leaders

Tailoring the Experience

An Interview with Marilyn Carlson Nelson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Carlson Companies, Minneapolis

Pages 44-45, 2 pages



Women Leaders

Skadden's Sheila Birnbaum: Handling Companies' Biggest Crises

An Interview with Sheila L. Birnbaum, Esq., Practice Leader, Complex Mass Torts and Insurance Litigation, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, New York

Diversity Matters

An Interview with Antoinette Cook Bush, Esq., Co-Head, Communications Law Group, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flow LLP, New York

Pages 47-50, 4 pages


Cutting Immigration Red Tape

An Interview with Emilio T. Gonzalez, Director, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Washington, DC

Pages 84-85, 2 pages

Branding Chna

Branding China - Quarterly Report

The Engine of China's Economic Reform

Lead Interview with Li Rongrong, Chairman, State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council (SASAC), People's Republic of China

Pages 91-104, 12 pages



Growing Cleaner Fuels

An Interview with Mike Livergood, Vice President, Global Oleo Chemicals, Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM), Decatur, Illinois

Using Cleaner Fuels

An Interview with Matthias Rabe, Executive Director, Group Research, Volkswagen AG, Wolfsburg, Germany

Pages 108-09, 2 pages


LEADERS In Children's Branding

Carter's And OshKosh: The Changing Landscape of Branding and the Business of Design

An Interview with Frederick J. Rowan II, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Carter's, Inc., Atlanta

Pages 112-19, 8 pages

Towers perrin

LEADERS In People, Risk, and Financial Management

Turning Risk Into Opportunity: Putting People Into the Equation

Lead Interview with Mark V. Mactas, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Towers Perrin, Stamford, Connecticut

Pages 130-33, 4 pages




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We're at the Doorstep of the EU

Lead Interview with His Excellence Ivo Sanader, Prime Minister, Republic of Croatia

Pages 139-141, 3 pages

Editor's Choices

Editors' Choices

  • Piaget - Page 161
  • Hotel Bel-Air Residential Plan - Page 165

Pages 161 & 165, 2 pages


Executive Travel

Luxury Hospitality for over a Century

An Interview with Scott Geraghty, General Manager, The St. Regis Hotel, New York

Pages 163, 1 page

Executive Meetings

Executive Meetings

A Star is Reborn

By Alexis Suttle

Pages 170-71, 2 pages



Toward European and Euro-Atlantic Integration

An Interview with His Excellency Vlado Buckovski, Prime Minister, Republic of Macedonia

From Good to Great

An Interview with Attila Szendrei, Chief Executive Officer, AD Makedonski Telekomunikacii, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia

Pages 180 & 182, 2 pages

de Clerck


Engineering and Craftsmanship

An Interview with Benoit de Clerck, President, IWC North America, New York

Page 185, 1 page


Things No One Ever Tells You

By Jim Aylward

Pages 193-94, 2 pages