International Business Club Attends Conference

On November 16, 2012, EIU International Business Club members Kaylee Hackney, Chris Nichols, Peter Sinka, and Zhentu Huang accompanied Dr. David Boggs, Assistant Chair and Associate Professor of Management, to attend the Emerson International Business Conference in St. Louis, Missouri. The annual conference focused on the global business outlook and was sponsored by the St. Louis Business Journal and organized by the Boeing Institute of International Business at Saint Louis University.

Over 300 business professionals, scholars and students attended the conference and heard from speakers Morgan McGrath, Managing Director and Head of International Banking-Commercial Bank at JPMorgan Chase in New York; Gary Lynch, Managing Director and Global Leader of Supply Chain Risk Management at Marsh in New Jersey; William Odell, Senior Vice President and Director of Science and Technology at HOK in St. Louis; Stacy Methvin, Vice President of Refining Margin Optimization at Shell in Houston, Texas; and John Gialouris, Chief Operating Officer at Hussman in St. Louis.