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Newest Business organizes an exclusive conference in New York every year to directly discuss the economic, financial and geopolitical landscape. This is a space for global leaders to talk face to face about trends, innovations and the latest releases in the business world, defining relations between the USA and Europe.

XTH INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS EXCHANGE
NEW YORK | Date to Be Announced

Newest proudly presents the 10th annual

International Business Exchange Conference.

The event has been postponed due to COVID-19, 

Agenda to be announced soon 

Discussing: to be announced soon.

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IX. EDITION - NEW YORK 2019
Theme: Transatlantic Commerce in a Post-Brexit Reality: Leveraging the European-American Connection.

This year’s conversation focused on a wide range of topics related to U.S.-European business relations, including the role of business in addressing the political and economic landscape in Europe, opportunities for private equity investment, the future of work, and the upcoming European Parliament elections.
Richard Haass, President of the Council on Foreign Relations, opened the event.

Moderators: Pimm Fox, Bloomberg Media New York; Jere Sullivan, Vice Chairman Edelman; Adam Klein, Founder Media Leader.

Venue: Harold Pratt House, New York

 

  • Gideon Maltz, Executive Director, Tent Partnership for Refugees
  • Jere Sullivan, Vice Chairman, International Affairs, Edelman
  • Sharyn O’Halloran, Professor of Political Economics, Columbia University
  • Michael Nowlis, Associate Dean, Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell, University
  • Donna Rapaccioli, Dean Fordham Gabelli School of Business
  • Ketty Pucci- Sisti Maisonrouge, Founder, KM & Co.
  • Tony Shorris, Former Deputy Mayor of NYC
  • Fernando Napolitano, President and Chief Executive Officer, Newest Business;
  • Giuseppe Castagna, CEO, Banco BPM
  • Dick Cashin, President, One Equity Partners
  • Francesco Cardinali, Senior Country Officer, Italy, JP Morgan
  • Paolo Vicinelli, Portfolio Manager, Gabelli
  • Jeffrey Hedberg, CEO, Wind-Tre
  • James Patchett, President & CEO, New York City Economic Development Corporation
  • William Mayer, Chairman Emeritus, Aspen Institute

VIII. EDITION NEW YORK 2018
Theme: “The International Business Exchange. Investing in Italy and a New Europe“.

Moderators: Penny Abeywardena (Commissioner for International Affairs, New York City’s Mayor’s Office), Pimm Fox, Bloomberg Media New York, Donna Rapaccioli, Dean Gabelli School of Business.

Venue: Time Warner Building, New York

 

  • Daniel Mahler, Head of Americas, A.T. Kearney
  • Simone Crolla, Managing Director, U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Italy
  • Fernando Napolitano, President and Chief Executive Officer, Newest Business
  • Juan Rosell Lastortras, President, Spanish Confederation of Employers Organization
  • Chris Viehbacher, former CEO, Sanofi
  • Domenico Arcuri, CEO, Invitalia
  • Patrizio Bianchi, Regional Minister for Coordination of the European Policies for Growth, Education, Vocational Training, University, Research & Employment, Emilia-Romagna Regional Government
  • Matteo Tamburini, Partner, Studio Gnudi
  • Bernard Spitz, President, International and Europe, French Employers’ Organization (MEDEF)
  • Francois Maisonrouge, Senior Managing Director, Evercore
  • Alessandro Decio, Chief Executive Officer, SACE
  • Bob Stack, Managing Director of Washington National and International Tax, Deloitte
  • Mark W. Nelson, Dean of SC Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University
  • Gianmario Verona, Rector, Bocconi University
  • Guido Nola, Senior Country Officer, Italy, J.P. Morgan
  • Jeffrey Hedberg, Chief Executive Officer, Wind Tre
  • Stuart Zimmer, Chief Executive Officer, Zimmer Partners

VII. EDITION MILAN 2017
Theme: “Attracting FDI: Italy & US renewed partnership”.

Moderators: Giorgio Mulè, Editor in Chief, Panorama; Sergio Luciano, Editor in Chief Economy.

Venue: Regione Lombardia, Milan

 

  • Fernando Napolitano, CEO, Newest Business
  • Stefano Venturi, Presidente, AmCham Italy
  • Patrizio Bianchi, Assessore, Regione Emilia Romagna
  • Robert Peaslee, Principal Commercial Officer, Consolato Generale USA Milano
  • Fabrizio Sala, Vice-Presidente, Regione Lombardia
  • Marco Andreassi, Unit Head – Mediterranean Unit, A.T. Kearney Italia
  • Sergio Dompé, Presidente, Dompé Farmaceutici
  • Pietro Salini, Amministratore Delegato, Salini-Impregilo
  • Enrico Cereda, Presidente e Amministratore Delegato, IBM Italia
  • Jeffrey Hedberg, CEO, Wind Tre
  • Eugenio Sidoli, Presidente e Amministratore Delegato, Philip Morris Italia
  • Marino Marin, MC Square Capital, New York
  • Andrea Miccio, Responsabile Area Imprenditorialità, Invitalia
  • Saverio Rondelli, Amministratore Delegato e Head of Italy, Lincoln International

VI. EDITION NEW YORK 2017
Theme: “Italy meets the USA”

Moderators: Betti Liu, Pimm Fox, Bloomberg Media New York;

Venue: Time Warner Building, New York

 

  • Fernando Napolitano, CEO, Newest Business
  • Armando Varricchio, Italian Ambassador in the USA
  • Simone Crolla, Managing Director, American Chamber of Commerce in Italy
  • Donato Iacovone, Mediterranean Managing Partner, EY
  • Francesco Venturini, CEO, Enel Green Power The future of energy: how Italy leads the way
  • Luigi Michi, Head of Strategy & Development, Terna
  • Haresh Patel, CEO, Mercatus Inc.
  • Robert Livingston, President & CEO, Dover
  • Andrea Pontremoli, CEO and General Manager, Dallara Automobili
  • Umberto Tossini, Human Resource Officer, Lamborghini
  • Patrizio Bianchi, Assessor to coordination of EU policies for Development, Education, Vocational Training, University, Research and Employment, Emilia Romagna Region
  • Stefano Bonaccini, President, National Conference of Regions and Autonomous Provinces
  • Domenico Arcuri, CEO, Invitalia
  • Alessandro Decio, CEO, SACE
  • Guido Nola, Senior Country Officer, JP Morgan Italy
  • Maximo Ibarra, CEO, Wind Tre
  • Rodrigo Cipriani Foresio, Managing Director Italy Spain and Greece, Alibaba Italy
  • Jeffrey Libshutz, Vice Chairman, Linkem
  • Riccardo Ruggiero, CEO, Tiscali
  • Alessandro Talotta, CEO, Sparkle
  • Laura Raimondo, Senior Vice President, UPMC International
  • Ugo di Francesco, CEO, Chiesi
  • Andrea Golinelli, Deputy Chairman, Alfasigma
  • William S. Marth, President & CEO, AMRI
  • Stefano Pieri, CDO, Member of the Board, Menarini APAC Ltd
  • Todd Pope, President & CEO, Transenterix
  • Massimo Scaccabarozzi, President, Farmindustria
  • Massimo Bergami, Dean, Bologna Business School –BBS–
  • Nicola Farinetti, CEO, Eataly
  • Vittorio Giordano, Vice President, Urbani Truffle USA Corporation
  • Sandro Sartor, CEO, Vino Ruffino (Constellation)

V. EDITION FLORENCE 2016
Theme: “Influence, Relevance, Growth Italy’s opportunity and new paradigm”

Moderators: Pimm Fox, Bloomberg Media New York; Federico Fubini, Corriere della Sera.

Venue: Salone dei Cinquecento, Florence

 

  • Nicoletta Mantovani, Commissioner for International Relations and Cooperation of the City of Florence
  • Fernando Napolitano, CEO, Newest Business
  • Donato Iacovone, Mediterranean Managing Partner
  • Stefano Venturi, President, American Chamber of Commerce Italy
  • Giuliano Amato, Honorary President, The Aspen Institute Italy
  • Suzanne Berger, MIT Professor of Political Science
  • Marta Dassù, Senior Director European Affairs, The Aspen Institute
  • Franco Frattini, Former Italian Foreign Affairs Minister and President of SIOI
  • Ferruccio Ferragamo, President, Salvatore Ferragamo
  • Andrea Guerra, Chairman, Eataly
  • Stefano Ricci, President, Stefano Ricci
  • Flavio Valeri, Chief Country Officer, Deutsche Bank
  • Maria Francesca Carli, Managing Director BDT & Company
  • Monica Mandelli, Managing Director, KKR, New York
  • Guido Nola, Senior Country Officer, JP Morgan Italy
  • Domenico Arcuri, CEO, Invitalia
  • Alessandro Decio, CEO, SACE
  • Sandro De Poli, Country CEO, Italy and Israel GE
  • Luciano Frattini, President and CEO, Medtronic Italia
  • Luigi Michi, Head of Strategy, Terna
  • Maximo Ibarra, CEO, Wind
  • Massimiliano Magrini, Managing Partner, United Ventures
  • Marialina Marcucci, Global Communication Director, Kedrion
  • Michael Nowlis, Assistant Dean at Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University
  • Massimo Scaccabarozzi, President, Farmindustria
  • Fedele Confalonieri, President, Mediaset

IV. EDITION NEW YORK 2016
Theme: “Influence, Relevance, Growth. Italy’s opportunity and new paradigm”

Moderators: Michelle Caruso Cabrera, CNBC; Scarlet Fu, Bloomberg Tv, Chief Markets Correspondent; Joe Connolly, WCBS Newsradio 880, anchor for CBS-Bloomberg.

Venue: Time Warner Building, New York

 

  • Fernando Napolitano, CEO, Newest Business
  • Donato Iacovone, Mediterranean Managing Partner
  • Eric Stein, Managing Director, Head of investment banking North America, J.P. Morgan Global Investments
  • Ian Bremmer, CEO, Eurasia Group
  • Marta Dassù, Senior Director European Affairs, The Aspen Institute
  • Alessandro Castellano, CEO, SACE
  • William E. Mayer, Chairman Emeritus, The Aspen Institute
  • Guido Nola, Senior Country Officer Italy, J.P. Morgan
  • Ambassador Philip T. Reeker, US Consul General, Milan
  • Dominick Salvatore, Distinguished Professor & Director of Ph.D. Program, Fordham University
  • Mariafrancesca Carli, Managing Director, BDT & Company
  • Stefano Caselli, Vice Rector for International Affairs, Università Bocconi
  • Jimmy Hallac, Managing Director, Leucadia
  • Luigi Lazzareschi, CEO, Sofidel
  • Roberto Napoletano, Editor-in-Chief, Il Sole 24 Ore
  • Luca Pani, General Director, Italian Medicines Agency (AIFA)
  • Haresh Patel, CEO, Mercatus
  • Massimo Scaccabarozzi, President, Farmindustria
  • Luigi de Vecchi, Chairman of Continental Europe for Corporate and Investment Banking, CITI
  • Matteo Del Fante, CEO, Terna
  • Camillo Greco, Senior Country Officer Italy, J.P. Morgan
  • Maximo Ibarra, CEO, Wind
  • Stefano Sala, CEO, Publitalia ’80


III. EDITION NEW YORK 2015
Theme: “Italy: We are open for Business”

Moderator: Pimm Fox, Bloomberg Media New York.

Venue: Bloomberg Headquarters, New York

 

  • Alessandro Castellano, CEO, SACE
  • John R. Phillips, US Ambassador to the Republic of Italy and the Republic of San Marino
  • Carmine Di Sibio, EY Global Managing Partner, New York
  • Joseph Haviv, Managing Director Protostar, New York
  • Monica Mandelli, SVP Goldman Sachs, New York
  • Marino Marin, Managing Principal, MC Square
  • Federico Mennella, Managing Director New York, Lincoln International LLC
  • Sergio Dompè, President, Dompè Farmaceutici
  • Riccardo Illy, President, Illy Group
  • Paolo Marcucci, President & CEO, Kedrion
  • Massimo Scaccabarozzi, Presidente, Farmaindustria
  • Matteo Del Fante, CEO, Terna
  • Sergio Marchionne, CEO, FCA
  • Francesco Starace, CEO & General Manager, Enel
  • Luisa Todini, Chairwoman, Poste Italiane
  • Paolo Gentiloni, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Italy


II. EDITION NEW YORK 2014
Theme: “Europe & Usa economic future, the TTIP – Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership – implications, the opportunity for investments in Italy”

Moderator: Fareed Zakaria, CNN.

Venue: Time Warner Building, New York

 

  • Gary Hart, Chairman, State Department’s International Security Advisory Board
  • Vali Nasr, Dean, John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
  • Antonio Tajani, European Union Vice President, Commissioner for Industry and Entrepreneurship
  • David H. Thorne, Senior Advisor To The Secretary Of State, former US Ambassador to the Republic of Italy and the Republic of San Marino
  • Maximo Ibarra, CEO, Wind
  • Marco Magnani, Senior Research Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School of Government
  • Federica Olivares, CEO, Edizioni Olivares
  • Ippolita Rostagno, Founder and Creative Director, Ippolita
  • Domenico Arcuri, CEO, Invitalia
  • Vittorio Umberto Grilli, former Minister of Economy & Finances of the Republic of Italy
  • Alessandro Castellano, CEO, SACE
  • Ralph Schlosstein, President & CEO, Evercore Group LLC
  • Gregory C. Case, President & CEO, AON plc
  • Fulvio Conti, CEO & General Manager, Enel
  • Claudio Del Vecchio, Chairman & CEO, Brooks Brothers Group, Inc.
  • Fabrizio Freda, President and CEO, Estée Lauder Companies, Inc.
  • Eric A. Spiegel, President & CEO, Siemens Corporation USA
  • Daniel R. Wegman, President & CEO, Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.


I. EDITION NEW YORK 2013
Theme: “Italy Meets United States of America Inaugural Summit. Italy: Opportunity amid the Eurozone Crisis”

Moderator: Gideon Rose, Editor in Chief, Foreign Affairs.

Venue: Herald Pratt House, New York

 

  • Andrea Ragnetti, CEO, Alitalia
  • Fulvio Conti, CEO & General Manager, Enel
  • Paolo Scaroni, CEO & General Manager, Eni
  • Maximo Ibarra, CEO, Wind
  • President Giuliano Amato, Former Prime Minister of Italy
  • Vittorio Grilli, Italy’s Minister of Economy and Finance
  • David H. Thorne, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Italy and San Marino


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