Telefonica Chairman to Speak on Business in Emerging Markets

October 28, 2011

Inaki Urdangarin to Discuss Lessons Learned from Conducting Business in Latin America
at Distinguished Leaders Series, Nov. 1
 

WHAT:        
Inaki Urdangarin, chairman of the wireless telecommunications company Telefonica International USA, will speak at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business about “Lessons From Doing Business in Emerging Markets: The Success of Telefonica in Latin America” as part of the Distinguished Leaders Series. This event is open to the public.
 
The Distinguished Leaders Series annually brings to Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business accomplished leaders who share their unique experiences with the school’s undergraduate and graduate students. The event also is sponsored by the Georgetown European Business Association.
 
WHEN:         
Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011, 5 p.m.
 
WHERE:      
Georgetown University, McDonough School of Business
37th & O Streets, NW
Rafik B. Hariri Building, Fisher Colloquium
Washington, D.C.
 
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BACKGROUND:  
Inaki Urdangarin is chairman of Telefonica International USA,  a world leader in providing wireless telecommunications in Europe, Africa, and Latin America. He previously was co-founder and president of the Noos Institute, a non-profit organization committed to corporate social responsibility. He also has provided consulting services pertaining to corporate responsibility to many companies in Europe and Latin America.
 
Urdangarin is a retired professional handball player who won two Olympic medals in 1996 and 2000. He holds an undergraduate degree from ESADE Business School and a master’s degree in business from the University of Barcelona.
 
     
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