Media Advisory - Culture Clash in the Boardroom?

    Toronto Business Fireside chat to explore cultural challenges facing
    multinationals in Canada.

    TORONTO, Jan. 29 /CNW/ - The Canadian Netherlands Business and
Professional Association invites you to hear Dutch Executives of leading
Canadian divisions of multinationals to discuss the charms and challenges of
conducting business in a Canadian setting.
    Company directors will share their insights about how to overcome
cultural differences in Canada while maintaining the inside edge as managers
in a foreign environment.
    The business leaders will also discuss the differences and similarities
between European and Canadian business cultures.
    This event will be a casual and informative conversation between the
leaders, distilling more controversial and sensitive issues.

    Arnout Ploos Van Amstel - President & Managing Director, Wyeth Canada;
Mark Krajicek, General Counsel & Secretary Philips Electronics Ltd., and
Jeroen Smakman - VP Mutual Funds, ING Direct.

    Darryl Konynenbelt, mediator

    PLACE: University Club, 380 University Avenue, Toronto

    DATE: Thursday, January 31, 2007, 6:30pm to 9:00pm

    Presentations and forum discussion at 7pm.
    Following: cocktail reception and socializing opportunity

    C O S T:
    $30 members
    $40 Non-EU Chamber members

For further information:

For further information: Matter of Fact Media, (905) 334-0415,

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