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Haas reunion speakers

12 May 2005

ATTENTION: Business, economics, state government and higher education reporters and editors

Contact: Ute Frey, Haas School
(510) 642-0342 frey@haas.berkeley.edu

State and business leaders will share their experiences in corporate leadership with alumni of the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, during the upcoming Haas Alumni Reunion Weekend. In addition, alumni will have a chance to brush up on their leadership skills and connect with fellow classmates and Haas School friends.

9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Saturday, May 14

Arthur Andersen Auditorium, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley.

Keynote speakers include:

9 a.m. Robert Pearl, M.D., executive director and CEO of the Permanente Medical Group, on "The Leader's Role in Making Difficult Decisions."

10:30 a.m. Richard "Sandy" Alderson, CEO of the San Diego Padres, and Sandy Barbour, UC Berkeley athletic director, on "Bases Loaded, Bottom of the Ninth and All Eyes Are on You."

1:30 p.m.Tom Campbell, state finance director and Haas School dean (currently on leave), on "The State Budget: How to Balance it, and Keep it Balanced."

1:30 p.m. Jennifer Chatman, Paul J. Cortese Distinguished Professor of Management, leading a workshop on "Leveraging Change/Leveraging Culture."