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  • to 179 stores Annette Verschuren is an excellent choice for this year s Thomas d Aquino Lecture because she exemplifies the best in leadership qualities said Carol Stephenson Dean Richard Ivey School of Business As President of Home Depot s Canadian operations and with responsibility for the company s activities in China Annette continues to demonstrate exceptional business capabilities and to deliver impressive results Her leadership in business is mirrored in the not for profit sector where she is making a major impact in the educational and public policy domains Who Annette Verschuren President of The Home Depot Canada What 2010 Thomas d Aquino Lecture on Leadership Where Richard Ivey School of Business Room 1R40 UWO Main Campus London ON When Tuesday November 16 2010 10 00 am 11 15 am Details Special press access invitation for 11 30am 12 00 pm The Annual Lecture was established in 2006 to salute the remarkable contributions to business government and the voluntary sector by Thomas d Aquino Mr d Aquino was invited to deliver the inaugural Lecture in 2006 Past presenters have been Clerk of the Privy Council Kevin Lynch Bank of Canada Governor David Dodge and former Deputy Prime Minister John Manley In accordance with tradition the Lecture will be presented at the Ivey School of Business at The University of Western Ontario in London Ontario in the morning and to a private gathering of leaders in Toronto the same evening I am delighted with this year s selection of Annette Verschuren by Ivey Business School said Mr d Aquino I have had the privilege of working closely with Annette over a number of years She is hard working creative and knows how to motivate people Beyond her achievements in business she is a tireless contributor to numerous good causes in

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  • 11 in Toronto former Wall Street financier Ted Malloch Chairman and CEO of The Roosevelt Group will share his insights on how becoming The Good Leader and doing virtuous business can pay off for organizations in the long run Success is not an accident or matter of luck We prepare for business success by acquiring virtues dispositions that help us to take risks to make decisions to take responsibilities for our actions and to accept wise advice and correction said Malloch Everyone knows that the best and lasting companies breed virtuous corporate cultures He will share the results of more than a dozen personal in depth interviews recorded with iconic leaders to find the answer to the age old question Can good guys finish first Drawing on ideals and insights from some of the most revered leaders in the world Malloch will explore the importance of creating wealth in a responsible way and how business leaders can achieve this pursuit Malloch will also discuss how a focus on profits and lack of virtues guiding decisions contributed to the recent financial crisis and why focusing on virtues may help prevent a recurrence Only by returning to the question of ethical norms things which people must possess before they go to market to compete can we regain our way and have some sense again of a moral compass These are the indispensable supports which preserve both the market and competition from degeneration said Malloch What The Good Leader A powerful formula for real world success Location Ivey ING DIRECT Leadership Centre The Exchange Tower 130 King St W Date Thursday November 11 2010 Time 7 30 a m registration and breakfast 8 9 30 a m presentation and discussion The event is part of the Ivey Idea Forum Leading Insights for Business

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  • Programs the students were welcomed by HKUST and hosted for the week leading up to the competition Ivey Business School hosts a similarly styled case competition annually Each team has 26 hours to complete the analysis and provide recommendations to senior management for consideration During this period students have to work on their own and cannot discuss the case with their faculty advisor They are provided with one desktop computer with internet connection Teams have to hand in visual materials 45 minutes before the start of their 20 minutes presentation A 15 minutes question and answer session follows The winners of each division of five teams then go on to a championship round Their depth of analysis was described by one judge as unbelievable for a group to accomplish in 26 hours Darren Meister explained The case this year focused on Cathy Pacific Catering Services The victory coincidentally occurring on Global Ivey Day marks the second time that Ivey has won the competition Other participating teams came from University of Southern California Maastricht Aalto UBC Simon Fraser Concordia Georgetown and Tsinghua University All the teams that attend this competition are very strong said Rod White Associate Dean Faculty Development Research who led an Ivey team to the Citi Case Competition three years ago It is a very significant accomplishment and great to see Ivey rise to the top again 30 2010 Hong Kong University of Science Technology Citi Case Competition Participants Asia Pacific Korea University Korea Massey University New Zealand National University of Singapore Singapore Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University Japan Shantou University China Thammasat University Thailand The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Hong Kong SAR Tsinghua University China Yonsei University School of Business Korea Canada Concordia University Simon Fraser University University of British Columbia University of Western Ontario

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  • but more importantly created a partnership with the Richard Ivey School of Business in London Ontario The partnership included adopting a full Case Method Program similar to the Ivey School and has produced other benefits such as business cases on western Canadian companies professor and student exchanges and PhD development The partnership has elevated the Business School in Regina in both quality and recognition and has helped create a higher standard of business leaders to bolster the region s economy In 2010 Global Ivey Day a special program for business grads world wide coincidentally falls on the same day as the 37th Annual Paul J Hill School of Business Dinner so the two schools decided to partner together once again The goal is to celebrate the successes of the two business schools and to present special guests to address the attendees Paul J Hill and Dean Anne Lavack will provide an update with regard to the two schools unique partnership What Global Ivey Day Regina Keynote Speaker Paul J Hill When November 4 2010 starting at 5 30 pm Where Delta Regina Hotel Details Event is for special invitees only special press access invitation 30 About Global Ivey Day Ivey Business School s Global Ivey Day is a networking and learning event connecting alumni in 20 cities across three continents with the experience that launched careers and the people who shaped lives It is an initiative of the Ivey Alumni Association whose mission is to build and lead one of the most strongly connected active and successful business school alumni organizations in the world The success of the association is driven by a group of committed graduates who contribute their time talents and resources in branches across Canada and around the world Global Ivey Day is a world wide celebration

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  • personality assessment and benchmarking system In the past Attwell has served as President of the Ivey Alumni Association of British Columbia for five years During his tenure he created the IveyBC Scholarship designed to attract top British Columbia MBA candidates to Ivey He also played a pivotal role in building the annual IveyBC Signature Event into what it is today In addition to his active service on the Board of the Ivey Alumni Association nationally Atwell has also mentored students and participated in the Ivey Ring Ceremony He is proud of his role in the creation of the IBK Business Plan Competition during his Ivey years It s an honour to be recognized by my fellow alumni Attwell said about the upcoming award I have found it extremely rewarding building and contributing towards the Ivey Network both locally and across the country Ivey s Associate Dean Eric Morse will be on hand to present the Ivey Alumni Association Award to Attwell at this year s Signature Event where Cynthia Enns proprietor of Laughing Stock Vineyards will sponsor a 4 course wine paired dinner and speak about the challenges and triumphs of starting a BC winery after making the career switch from the financial services industry The Master of Ceremonies that evening will be the internationally renowned workplace humourist Chris Johnson a k a Dr Laugh The 2010 IveyBC Signature Event on Global Ivey Day is the year s best opportunity for Ivey graduates to reconnect with their fellow British Columbia Alumni hear about the latest developments at Ivey and support the IveyBC Scholarship Fund What 2010 IveyBC Signature Event on Global Ivey Day IAA Award Recipient Rob Attwell President and CEO of Profiles Global Keynote Speaker Cynthia Enns Proprietor Laughing Stock Vineyards When November 4 2010 from 6 30 pm to 11 00 pm Where The Vancouver Club 915 West Hastings Street Vancouver B C Ambrose Sung lead organizer for the Vancouver event spoke to the relevance of connecting alumni Global Ivey Day is a showcase initiative that will foster an even greater sense of community among Ivey alumni worldwide It is very encouraging to see new chapters emerge in Germany Japan China India and Dubai We are well positioned to build upon Ivey s long history of distinguished alumni The mission of the Ivey Alumni Association is to build and lead one of the most strongly connected active and successful business school alumni organizations in the world further strengthening the Richard Ivey School of Business in the process The success of the association is driven by a group of committed graduates who contribute their time talent and resources in chapters across Canada and around the world Their work from organizing reunions and planning chapter events to mentoring students and raising awareness is recognized through a number of honours including the Ivey Alumni Association Award 30 About Global Ivey Day Ivey Business School s Emerging Leader Awards are part of Global Ivey Day a networking and learning event connecting alumni

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  • Thornhill Executive Director Pierre L Morrissette Institute for Entrepreneurship We recognize the importance entrepreneurs play in driving the economic engine in Canada said Dennis Fortnum National Leader KPMG Enterprise Whether a private company or family business these leaders ride the whitecap of economic conditions and market uncertainty looking for opportunity to build value in their thriving businesses This first survey establishes a baseline future releases will measure prospects and trends The survey was distributed to 280 entrepreneurs whose companies have average revenue of 30 million with an average of 380 employees Their businesses have achieved 25 per cent average growth annually The entrepreneurs surveyed are graduates of QuantumShift Co founded by Richard Ivey School of Business and KPMG Enterprise each year QuantumShift brings together 40 top Canadian entrepreneurs for a week long leadership and executive development program Tim Miller Managing Partner of Capri Insurance Services and a Fellow of QuantumShift said that entrepreneurial organizations are among the first to know what s happening in the economy If you read in the paper that it s difficult to acquire capital typically it s the entrepreneurs who are the ones that are feeling it Entrepreneurs are by necessity closer to their customers and employees he said For further information about the Ivey Entrepreneurs Index powered by KPMG Enterprise please click here About the Richard Ivey School of Business The University of Western Ontario The Richard Ivey School of Business www ivey ca at The University of Western Ontario is Canada s leading provider of relevant innovative and comprehensive business education Drawing on extensive research and business experience Ivey faculty provide the best classroom experience equipping graduates with the skills and capabilities they need to tackle the leadership challenges in today s complex business world Ivey offers world renowned undergraduate and graduate degree

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  • Ivey Ivey Trading Company Contact Us FAQ For Recruiters Ivey News Events Text size News Events Media Releases In the News Expert View Inside Ivey Blog Ivey Idea Forum Events Contact Marketing Communications Public Affairs Social Media Directory In the News Press Release Ivey Purchasing Managers Index October 2010 Nov 4 2010 Professor Michiel R Leenders Director of the Ivey Purchasing Managers Index The Ivey Purchasing Managers Index by the end of October 2010 stood at 56 7 The corresponding figure for October 2009 was 61 2 and for October 2008 was 52 2 The Employment index for October stood at 51 7 Inventories 46 4 Supplier Deliveries were 50 0 and Prices were 63 8 The Ivey PMI is not adjusted for seasonality or inflation and shows responses to one question Were your purchases last month in dollars higher the same or lower than the previous month A figure above 50 shows an increase while below 50 shows a decrease Please check the website http iveypmi uwo ca for more information Beth Sinclair Richard Ivey School of Business The University of Western Ontario London Canada N6A 3K7 Tel 1 519 661 3707 Fax 1 519 850 2366 http www

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  • in the business community and for having made a significant difference at BMO Financial Group and at other organizations in my career Uma Venkataramaiah is Manager of National Programs in Community Investment for CIBC Her position at CIBC is responsible for several community investment programs including the national United Way campaign and the national CIBC Youthvision Scholarship Program Her skills are complemented by her experience as a former Board Member for a South Asian multi service agency in Markham and her international volunteering experience with an NGO in Mumbai called Hamara Footpath Criteria for the Emerging Leaders Award relate to Ivey Business School s mission to develop business leaders who think globally act strategically and contribute to the societies within which they operate Each year four individuals chosen from a global pool Asian Pacific European and two North American will receive awards during Global Ivey Day This marks the first year of celebrating Global Ivey Day The other two award recipients for 2010 are Vanessa Aiello of London UK for Global Impact and Dominic Penaloza of Shanghai China for Entrepreneurship Aiello has led numerous global product launches and marketing innovation projects as part of Dentsu the largest Japanese advertising agency She also joined the International Olympic Committee in Switzerland and successfully managed partner relationships through three Olympic Games Torino 2006 Beijing 2008 and Vancouver 2010 Penaloza is a founder and CEO of Meta4 Group the company operates WorldFriends a social network service for internationally minded people around the world with more than two million subscribers Ivey Business School s Emerging Leader Awards are part of Global Ivey Day a networking and learning event connecting alumni in 20 cities across three continents with the experience that launched careers and the people who shaped lives More information is available athttp www iveyday ca toronto toronto gala 30 About the Richard Ivey School of Business The Richard Ivey School of Business www ivey ca at The University of Western Ontario is Canada s leading provider of relevant innovative and comprehensive business education Drawing on extensive research and business experience Ivey faculty provide the best classroom experience equipping graduates with the skills and capabilities they need to tackle the leadership challenges in today s complex business world Ivey offers world renowned undergraduate and graduate degree programs as well as Executive Development at campuses in London Ontario Toronto and Hong Kong For media access to the event or to arrange for an interview please contact A Paul Mitchell Richard Ivey School of Business 519 850 2536 pmitchell ivey ca Award Profile The Ivey Alumni Association has established a new portfolio of awards to recognize and honour Emerging Leaders from the Ivey alumni community The award recipients will inspire leadership in all graduates encouraging them to contribute more meaningfully in their organizations and communities Each year during Global Ivey Day four outstanding alumni who are in their early to mid careers and have demonstrated excellence in their professional and personal lives beyond their peers will be

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