Portugal: Kick-starting the Economy

30/05/2012

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About 100 alumni and invited guests took part today in the annual reunion of IESE's Regional Alumni Chapter in Portugal. The theme of the event, held in Lisbon, was "Relaunching the Economy: Challenges for Portuguese Companies."

Among those providing their perspectives during the reunion were Jaume Llopis of IESE; Carlos Carapeto of IAPMEI; Carlos Henriques of Pescanova; Luis Pereira Santos of Sovena and Tiago Vidal of Sonae Sierra. Spearheading the event's organization was IESE's Regional Alumni Chapter in Portugal, led by José Gabriel Chimeno (PDG '95), president, and Nuno Saraiva de Ponte (MBA '05), vice president.

The Continuous Education event featured a session on how to lead in times of crisis, followed by a panel discussion with business leaders from diverse sectors. An open discussion, moderated by Nuno Saraiva de Ponte, vice president of IESE's alumni chapter in Portugal, concluded the discussions.