International Trade and Marketing (ITM)
Talking Trade @FIT
A Guest Lecturer Series -
Program planned by:
Prof. Christine S. Pomeranz, ITM Chairperson
A Day in the Life of a
Chief Executive Officer
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
John E. Reeves Great Hall, at 28th Street and 7th Ave
Master of Ceremonies: Josh Green, Chief Executive
Speaker: Farooq Kathwari, Chief Executive
Officer, Ethan Allen Global, Incorporated
will discuss his professional background, what he did to
prepare for his current role, Ethan Allen’s strategy,
and businesses, the challenges and opportunities he
faces, and how students can prepare themselves to
aspire for a similar career.
California Law on International Supply Chain
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Katie Murphy Amphitheater, “D” Bldg., Ground Floor
Moderator: David Uricoli, Senior Director Global
Human Rights Compliance, Polo Ralph Lauren
Doug Cahn, Principal, The Cahn Group, LLC, Corporate
Rachelle Jackson, Director, Research and
Development, STR Responsible Sourcing
Nathan Fleisig, CSR Sourcing Manager, Outerstuff LTD
will speak about the changes in California law
effective 1 January, 2012 requiring retail sellers
and manufacturers to disclose their efforts to
ensure that their product supply chains are free
from slavery and human trafficking.