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Company Overview of World Economic Forum

Company Overview

World Economic Forum (WEF) is a not-for-profit foundation that primarily focuses on developing entrepreneurship and corporate governance system throughout the world. The organization conducts various programs and events focusing on health, agricultural trade, corporate governance, social investing, global competitiveness, energy, and pension reforms. Its Centre for Strategic Insight assists in identifying emerging risks and developments that would affect the agendas of business and governments and Global Institute for Partnership and Governance focuses on developing private-public partnerships to alleviate world’s pressing problems such as health, education, poverty reduction, and environmen...

91-93 route de la Capite


Geneva,  1223


Founded in 1971


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Key Executives for World Economic Forum

Founder and Executive Chairman
Age: 78
Founding Member
Age: 79
Managing Director and Chief Operations Officer
Managing Director and Head of Centre for Strategic Insight
Age: 72
Managing Director of Global Institute for Partnership and Governance
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

World Economic Forum Key Developments

World Economic Forum Presents at FT-ETNO Summit 2016, Sep-27-2016 01:10 PM

World Economic Forum Presents at FT-ETNO Summit 2016, Sep-27-2016 01:10 PM. Venue: SQUARE Brussels Meeting Centre, Glass Entrance, rue Mont des Arts, Brussels B-1000, Belgium. Speakers: Jennifer Blanke, Chief Economist.

World Economic Forum Appoints Adrian Monck to the Organization's Managing Board

The World Economic Forum announced that Adrian Monck has been appointed to the organization's Managing Board. As a member of the Managing Board, he will ensure that public engagement and the voices of youth, innovative leaders and social entrepreneurs are embedded in the Forum's multistakeholder approach. He joined the organization in 2009 as Head of Public Engagement and in 2015 became Head of Foundations, overseeing the Global Shapers Community, the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship and the Forum of Young Global Leaders. Monck has had a diverse and award-winning career in journalism. Born in Great Yarmouth, UK, Monck began his career at the news division of the US network CBS before joining UK broadcaster ITN's News at Ten in 1992.

World Economic Forum Presents at African Mining Indaba 2016, Feb-08-2016 through Feb-11-2016

World Economic Forum Presents at African Mining Indaba 2016, Feb-08-2016 through Feb-11-2016. Venue: Cape Town, South Africa. Presentation Date & Speakers: Feb-09-2016, Gillian Davidson, Head of Mining & Metals. Feb-11-2016, Gillian Davidson, Head of Mining & Metals.

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