President and CEO of TIAA-CREF to Deliver Durland Lecture on October 17
10/15/2013 3:26:00 PM
The 26th Durland Lecture—Johnson’s most prestigious speaking engagement—will be delivered on Thursday, October 17, 2013, by Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., president and CEO of TIAA-CREF
The 26th Durland Lecture—Johnson’s most prestigious speaking engagement—will be delivered on Thursday, October 17, 2013 by, Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., president and CEO of TIAA-CREF. The lecture takes place in Ives Hall on the Cornell University campus, and is free and open to the public.
TIAA-CREF is a financial services company focusing on addressing the needs of nonprofit employees, delivering personalized financial advice, and managing investment assets. In a talk titled “Rebuilding Trust in the Financial Services Industry: The Way Forward,” Ferguson will offer Johnson a unique perspective on the role of financial services today.
Beyond his position at TIAA-CREF, Roger Ferguson is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and a member of the academy’s Commission on the Humanities and Social Sciences. He has served on the Board of Directors of International Flavors & Fragrances, Inc., since 2010, has been a member of President Obama’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness since 2011, and also serves on the boards of several nonprofit organizations. Ferguson holds a B.A., an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Economics, and a J.D., all from Harvard University.
The Durland Lecture series was initiated in 1983 by Roy H. Park – late chairman of Park Communications – and a group of donors. Durland series lecturers have included Thomas W. Jones, co-chairman and CEO of Citigroup’s SSB Citi Asset Management Group, Abby Joseph Cohen, managing director of Goldman, Sachs & Company, Mark Bertolini, CEO of Aetna, and Lucio A. Noto, chairman and CEO of Mobil Corporation.