FFI On Friday | November 30, 2018

Prepared Exclusively for FFI Members

From the FFI chair

Dear Colleagues,

It was my pleasure last month to meet more than 300 FFI members from around the world at the annual global conference in London.

It was busy three days during which we:

Confirmed newly elected directors at the annual meeting: Peter Englisch, Dan Frosh, and Natalie McVeigh.

Elected officers for 2019: Carlo Salvato, vice-chair; Debbie Bing, secretary; Dan Bayston, treasurer; Sandra McNeely, assistant treasurer

Thanked outgoing board member for their services: Patricia Annino, Rodolfo Paiz, Adib Rashid, and Jamie Weiner

Enjoyed our artist-in-residence Mark Bagnall, who joined several sessions throughout the conference and MC’d the opening and closing events:

Artist-in-Residence Mark Bagnall

The Royal Family in “Mixing in Royal Circles: A play in one act”

Honored Academic, FBR and Achievement Award Winners

Best Doctoral Dissertation Award winner Jeroen Neckebrouck with Mark Bagnall

Kincy Madison and Kimberly Eddleston, Best Unpublished Research Paper

Kincy Madison and Daniel Holt, Best Article Published in FBR winners with Mark Bagnall

Josip Kotlar accepting FBR Best Excellent Review Award on behalf of Hanqing Fang

Kirby Rosplock accepting the Richard Beckhard Practice Award

David Shaw accepting the Barbara Hollander Award on behalf of Caro Rock

Andrew Keyt accepting the Interdisciplinary Award

Ramia and Farida El Agamy, with Mark Bagnall, accepting the International Award on behalf of the El Agamy Family

Congratulated GEN Scholarships Recipients

Recipients Navneet Bhatnagar, de Visscher & Co. Scholarship; Camille Crofton Cherry, Crystal & Company Scholarship; Mohar Yusof, The Waesche Family Scholarship

Pilar Tolentino, Carmen Bianchi Family Business Associates Scholarship

Javier Macias, Fitzpatrick and Francis Family Business Continuity Foundation Scholarship

Welcomed the 2018 FFI Fellows

All in all, a great event and a tribute to the vibrancy of FFI itself and to the creative imaginations of the 2018 Program Committee. Please encourage friends and colleagues to join the FFI community and mark your calendars for October 23-25, 2019 in Miami. To submit a proposal go here.

David Harvey
FFI Board Chair

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We are now seeking proposals for the 2019 FFI Global Conference in Miami October 23rd to 25th. Deadline for submissions is January 15, 2019 at midnight Eastern.