Dick R. Wittink, the General George Rogers Clark Professor of Management and Marketing, has been chosen as the next editor of the Journal of Marketing Research (JMR). His three-year term begins July 1, 2003, replacing Wagner Kamakura.
Ira M. Millstein, Eugene F. Williams, Jr. Visiting Professor in Competitive Enterprise and Strategy and a Senior Partner at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, reports that his law firm was recognized as "the best firm in the Americas" according to Global Counsel magazine. As a leading international publication for senior in-house counsel of multi-national corporations and partners in major international law firms, Global Counsel explained that the success of Weil, Gotshal & Manges lies in its "national reputation for transactional, private equity and IP expertise."
Florencio López-de-Silanes, Professor of Finance and Economics, and Director of the International Institute for Corporate Governance, is among the 2003 World Economic Forum's list of "One Hundred New Global Leaders for Tomorrow," an esteemed group of individuals from business, politics, public interest groups, the media, the arts and the sciences, who have demonstrated responsible leadership vis-à-vis society, business developments, the environment and socially responsible initiatives.
This Yale-wide event will take place the same weekend as the 4th Annual CDO California Conference. This year's event will feature: Symposia on popular topics of interest, Cocktails, Dinner, and Dancing. Tickets $75.00. Please indicate your preference of chicken or vegetarian and mail a check payable to: 2003 California Yale Alumni Gala, 807 41st Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94121-3320
New Haven, Conn.— January 14, 2003 – In the aftermath of the Bush Administration's newly announced economic policy package and the Conference Board's recent final recommendations on needed corporate governance reforms, more than 100 CEOs of the nation's largest firms will gather to discuss how new governance requirements, changing public scrutiny, and global geopolitics have changed their job definitions. This conference, "Building and Restoring Trust," is the 46th CEO Summit of The Chief Executive Leadership Institute of the Yale School of Management (SOM) – the nation's original CEO College – held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York City, January 14-15, 2003.
Established by local alumni in 15 regions around the world, and supported by SOMAA, the networks host networking and social activities to bring SOM alums together, and serve as the infrastructure for alumni support of Admissions and Career Development.
SOMAA this fall launched a redesigned and expanded website. It's still the place to go for Alumni Association information and contacts, valuable career resources, links to a blinding array of Yale and Yale SOM resources, and more.