Henrique de Campos Meirelles, Azul Linhas Aereas Brasileiras Founder David Neeleman, and Equity International CEO Gary Garrabrant to Examine the Future of Brazil as an Economic Powerhouse
SÃO PAULO -- As Brazil’s growth continues to surge, eliciting the attention of the global investment community, Bloomberg LINK will gather private and public sector leaders, finance experts and top investors for the Bloomberg Brazil Economic Summit.
The Summit, to be held on Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at Museu Brasileiro da Escultura (MuBE) in São Paulo, will focus on the outlook for Brazil’s hottest sectors, including real estate, energy, finance, technology and commodities. Speakers will also examine the security challenges that the nation’s new administration will face this year, the impact of the 2016 Olympics, interest rates, and potential pitfalls of the public sector as Brazil’s economy expands.
“Investors are keenly interested in both the current health of Brazil’s economic growth and its sustainability as the Dilma administration’s agenda unfolds,” said Robert Bierman, head of Bloomberg LINK. “Participants in the Summit will gain critical perspective on what’s ahead through the eyes of top financial minds both from Brazil and abroad.”
To debate these topics, Bloomberg will convene key leaders, including:
- Almir Barbassa, Chief Financial Officer, Petroleo Brasileiro SA
- Henrique de Campos Meirelles, Former Central Bank Governor, Brazil
- Guilherme Cavalcanti, Chief Financial Officer, Vale
- Makhtar Diop, Country Director, Brazil, World Bank
- Gary Garrabrant, CEO, Equity International
- Amos Genish, CEO GVT; Vice Chairman, Vivendi
- Dr. Marcio Rocha Mello, Chief Executive Officer, HRT Oil and Gas
- David Neeleman, Founder, Azul Linhas Aereas Brasileiras Rafael O. Santana, President and CEO, GE Energy Latin America
The conference is being sponsored by UBS and Santander Global Banking & Markets.
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