Whitman Hosts Emerging Markets Expert from World Bank, April 15

On April 15 and 16, the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University will host a guest lecture by Tom Vis, senior risk management officer with the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), part of the World Bank. The April 15 lecture will begin at 3:45 p.m. in Room 303 of the Whitman School. The April 16 lecture will begin at 11 a.m. in Room 104. Both lectures are free and open to the public. Paid parking is available in the University Avenue Garage.

Vis will speak on private companies doing business in emerging markets and will address the issue of how to mitigate emerging market country risk at a time of global financial market meltdown. His visit to Whitman is part of the Financial Management and the New and Emerging Market classes, taught by Pierre Yourougou, visiting associate professor of finance.

Media queries can be directed to Amy Schmitz, director of communications in the Whitman School, at (315) 443-3834 or aemehrin@syr.edu.