World Economic Forum: Opening Session
The opening session of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2009 included introductory remarks from Klaus Schwab, the founder of the… read more
The opening session of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2009 included introductory remarks from Klaus Schwab, the founder of the World Economic Forum, and Swiss President Merz. The opening address was delivered by Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. He stressed the need for international action to resolve the current global economic, financial and energy crisis. Following his remarks, the chief executive officers of Nestle, Renault-Nissan, and Dell joined the Russian prime minister for a panel discussion on Russia’s response to the global economy.
The theme of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2009 was “Shaping the Post-Crisis World.”
There was some Russian and German with English translation. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Brabeck-Letmathe, Peter Chairman and CEO Nestle S.A.
- Dell, Michael S. Founder, Chairman & CEO Dell Inc
- Ghosn, Carlos President and CEO Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership
- Merz, Hans-Rudolf President White House->Cabinet Room
- Putin, Vladimir Prime Minister Russia
- Schwab, Klaus Founder and Executive Chairman World Economic Forum
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