The 2014 CEO Retreat in Cartagena marks the 25th major meeting since the Global Business Polilcy Council was established in 1992. While keeping with the traditions and format of the sessions as intimate, off-the-record discussions, a few A.T. Kearney leaders will be sharing insights about the key topics and themes throughout the event. Please register to add your comments to this discussion.

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Crisis or Reform? That Is the Question

Public and private institutions are under more pressure than ever to make rapid-fire decisions that keep up with strategic change while ensuring their leaders also stay on top of innovation.
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Crisis and Change Are Human Constants—It’s Complacency That’s the Killer

Though technological change is accelerating and becoming more "disruptive" (in every sense), change and crisis are no strangers to human affairs.
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Growing Economic Inequality

A new topic received broad support for ongoing discussion from those at the CEO Retreat: exploring the impact of economic inequality on business and politics.
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Another Perspective on Trust in a Digital World

Just like any other relationship, trust requires two parties and it depends upon the participation of both leaders and everyday citizens.
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Grasping the "Cambrian Explosion" of an Ever-Faster, Data-Saturated World

It's time to take a pause for scenario planning by imagining and preparing for possible futures.
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China: Dragon at the Precipice (Again)

It's time to start asking questions about China and when the nation will be able to transition to a consumption-led economy.
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The Case for Hyper-Business

Business leaders need to engage more actively with their political counterparts to shape the future environment.
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Theory of (Corporate) Justice

It's more important than ever for leaders to improve and measure the well-being of their citizens.
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Fresh Insights on the Global Economic and Political Scene from Cartagena

Colombia is a remarkable story of economic and societal regeneration.
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Danger of East Asia Crisis?

It's time to pause and consider the potential impact of armed conflict in East Asia.
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Johan Aurik
Johan Aurik
Managing Partner and Chairman of the Board
Paul A. Laudicina
Paul A. Laudicina
Chairman Emeritus and Chairman of GBPC
Erik R. Peterson
Erik R. Peterson
Partner and GBPC Managing Director
Daniel Mahler
Daniel Mahler
Head of Americas
Maria Eugenia Fanjul
Maria Eugenia Fanjul
Head of Colombia
Xavier Mesnard
Xavier Mesnard
Partner
Alex Liu
Alex Liu
Partner