At the Chicago meeting, we said farewell to MAPI director Kris Bledowski, who will be picking up responsibility for the operations councils for MAPI and hello to Susan Costlow, who joined MAPI in August and will work with the finance councils (CFO, Financial, and Treasury).
Even though two-thirds of surveyed U.S. manufacturers have focused on recruiting and retaining women and/or minorities for a number of years, these strategies have not improved diversity in manufacturing. To understand the current state of diversity and inclusion at U.S.
I have put together a long list of topics of broad interest to members for inclusion to our Chicago meeting in November. From this list (and possibly including other sources) I’ll draw about seven presentations and match them to presenters.
Finance, Treasury, Investments & Capital Markets, Portfolio Investments, Leadership, Human Resources, Benefits, Retirement Benefits
At the request of a member of the Treasury Council, MAPI distributed a brief survey regarding the allocation of assets in company-defined benefit pension plans. This survey found that companies are, on average, allocating the largest share of their assets into fixed income.
Buoyed by similar events in the past, the Treasury Council will convene a short regional meeting in Elmhurst, Illinois on June 23. Hosted by the Chamberlain Group and fronted by its treasurer, Colleen O'Connor, the four-hour mini-conference will zero in on topics du jour supplied by attendees.