Type: Public event

Robert B. Zoellick, President and CEO of The World Bank Group

Date & time

Oct 19, 2011, 3:00-4:30 pm EDT


Ross School of Business Building, Blau Auditorium
701 Tappan Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Free and open to the public. Reception to follow.

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About the speaker
Robert B. Zoellick became the 11th president of The World Bank Group on July 1, 2007. Prior to joining the Bank, Zoellick served as Vice Chairman, International of the Goldman Sachs Group. He served in the President's Cabinet as the 13th U.S. Trade Representative from 2001 to 2005 and as Deputy Secretary of State from 2005 to 2006. From 1985-1993, Zoellick served at the Treasury and State Departments, as well as briefly in the White House. He earned a JD magna cum laude from the Harvard Law School, an MPP from the Kennedy School of Government, and a BA (Honors, Phi Beta Kappa) from Swarthmore College.

This lecture is made possible by a generous gift from the Citigroup Foundation. The lecture series brings prominent policymakers from the national and international arenas to the Ford School each year to engage students and faculty in dialogue and to give a public address.

Sponsored by: the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, and International Policy Center