Pirelli's Mannino to speak at Emory University

Feb. 24, 2006

Gaetano Mannino, president of Pirelli Tire North America

(PTNA), will participate in a panel discussion on "Views from Italian and U.S. Business Leaders" at Emory University in Atlanta, Ga., this coming Monday, Feb. 27.

Joining Mannino on the panel will be Ted Turner, CNN founder and philanthropist; David Abney, president of UPS International; and Giancarlo Fantappie, president and CEO of Ansaldobreda Inc.

The panel discussion will follow the inaugural presentation of the "Global Innovation Award" to Turner for his sustained excellence in global innovation and is recognition from the Global Perspectives Program at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.

Emory University’s Executive MBA program has been recognized in the top five in the world for global business by Business Week magazine, according to the school, primarily because "a global perspective is integral to every course."