Keynote - Asia Business Conference
Friday, February 1, 2013 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
The Asia Business Conference is the pioneer conference about Asia at the Ross School of Business whilst also being the longest-running student-organized business conference about Asia in North America. This year’s 23nd annual Asia Business Conference will be held on February 1st and 2nd, 2013
To kick off the conference, G. Mustafa Mohatarem, Ph.D., will deliver a keynote at 5:00PM He was named chief economist of General Motors Corporation on March 1, 1995.
GM’s Economics Team is responsible for assessing the impact of worldwide economic developments on the company. The Team’s primary responsibility is to forecast economic growth and vehicle sales in countries around the world. In addition, the Economics Team provides advice to the company on various competitive and economic policy issues. Mohatarem serves on the Corporate Risk Management Committee.
Mohatarem is an expert on trade issues and heads the company’s Trade Team. Mohatarem has also served as visiting assistant professor at the University of Notre Dame. While at GM, he has taught courses as an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Michigan and the University of Detroit.