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Baruch's Kossoff Business Leadership Lecture Series Hosts Richard Parsons, CEO of Time Warner, on Mar. 21

Richard Parsons, whose tenure as chairman and CEO of Time Warner is credited with reviving the multimedia giant's fortunes, will be the guest speaker at the third annual Burton Kossoff Business Leadership Lecture series at 9 am on Wednesday, Mar. 21.

Parsons has been praised for his success in strengthening Time Warner's balance sheet and simplifying its corporate structure since he assumed the helm of the company in 2002. Before joining Time Warner, he had served as chairman and CEO of Dime Bancorp, Inc.; managing partner at a New York law firm; and a senior White House aide under President Gerald Ford.

Organized by Baruch's Executives On Campus program and Phyllis L. Kossoff, the Kossoff Business Leadership Lecture is an annual event held in memory of Burton Kossoff ('46), founder of the Burton Packaging Co. Inc. and an inaugural member of The Baruch College Fund. Prior guest speakers in the lecture series include Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric, and David Neelman, chairman and CEO of JetBlue Airways.

The event will be held in Room 14-220 of Baruch's Newman Vertical Campus. No reservations are required..


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