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NCCU School of Business to Host “Conversation on Globalization”

His Royal Majesty King Adamtey I
Frederick Ma Si-Hang

The North Carolina Central University School of Business will host a “Conversation on Globalization” on Thursday, November 20, 2008 from 3:30p.m.-5p.m. in room 2221 of the Mary Townes Science Complex on the NCCU campus. This event is part of NCCU’s International Education Week activities.

International business leaders King Adamtey I of Ghana and Mr. Frederick Ma Si-Hang of Hong Kong, will share their thoughts on how globalization affects the developing world, globalization's effect on U.S. democracy and the world economy, and what the recent U.S. presidential election will mean to the rest of the world.

His Royal Majesty King Adamtey I is a coronated king of the Shai traditional area of Ghana, West Africa. A former special advisor to the Assistant Secretary General and Director of the United Nations Development Program-Africa, he is a sought-after speaker and consultant in international relations, resource mobilization, conflict resolution, social justice, and economic development. Heads of State and global leaders regularly seek His Majesty’s counsel. King Adamtey was recently a keynote speaker at the World Public Forum “Dialogue on Civilizations” in Greece, the first African leader to ever be invited to participate in this historic event.

Frederick Ma Si-Hang is the former Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development for the Government of Hong Kong which oversees the Commerce, Industry and Tourism Branch and the Communications and Technology Branch of Hong Kong government. He also served as Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury for the Hong Kong special administrative region.  With expertise in banking and world economies, Mr. Ma served as Asia-Pacific Chief Executive at JP Morgan Private Bank, Managing Director for RBC Dominion Securities in London, and is also the former head of institutional banking for Chase Manhattan Bank. Mr. Ma is an honorary professor in the School of Economics and Finance of the University of Hong Kong.

For more information, contact Robert Chapman, NCCU School of Business at 530-7381.

Published: Tuesday, November 18, 2008
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