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Webinar: Confronting the Most Important Issues in Joint Ventures

Hear from CEO Ventura Foods, & former CEO of Care Innovations and HumanaVitali.

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Join us for a live discussion with two seasoned joint venture CEOs to discuss the most important aspects of running a Joint Venture.

We’ll talk to them about the initial challenges they faced when first taking over the job, how those challenges evolved over time, and the best way to manage those crucial conversations with their boards – the conversations in which they tackled the most important decisions confronting their Joint Ventures.

Joining us will be Chris Furman, CEO Ventura Foods, and Sean Slovenski, former CEO of Care Innovations and HumanaVitality.

Reasons to attend the webinar:
  • Hear from Seasoned Joint Venture CEOs on the Challenges of Managing Joint Ventures

  • An Opportunity to ask Joint Venture CEOs Questions About How They Tackle the Most Important Aspects of Their Roles

  • Learn How to Manage Crucial Conversations with Your Board

Speakers:
Water Street Partners
Mary Grove, Associate Director
Ventura Foods
Chris Furman, President and CEO
For more than 30 years, Christopher D. Furman has held key roles in the food, beverage and consumer products industries in the U.S. and internationally. Today, Chris is President and CEO of Ventura Foods, a privately held joint venture between CHS Inc. and Mitsui & Co., Ltd., a leading global manufacturer of custom and branded food products based in Brea, Calif. The company has 3,000 employees and more than $3.0 billion in global annual sales.

Prior to joining Ventura Foods, Chris spent 23 years with PepsiCo, and most recently served as President of PepsiCo Foodservice, a division that integrated the relevant units of Pepsi, Frito Lay, Quaker, Tropicana and Gatorade in the United States. In this role, he was one of PepsiCo’s top 30 executives and a member of the company’s governing executive leadership committee.
Care Innovations, a Joint Venture between Intel and GE Healthcare.
Sean Slovenski, CEO and President
Sean Slovenski most recently served as President of Population Health for the Sharecare company. Sharecare is a digital health company helping people manage all their health in one place. Slovenski joined Sharecare in this role after successfully architecting the company’s July 2016 acquisition of the Population Health business of Healthways, where he had served as President of Population Health Services.

Prior to Healthways, Slovenski served as CEO for Care Innovations, a Joint Venture between Intel and GE Healthcare where he successfully led the company for three years. Earlier in his career, Slovenski drove the development and operations for a Joint Venture focused on development of the two largest health system-based Integrative Medicine and Wellness centers in the U.S. Additionally Sean served as CEO of HumanaVitality, the international joint venture between Humana and Discovery Health of South Africa, which was one of the largest and most proven wellness incentive companies in the industry.
04

May

2017

10:00 - 11:00 AM
(GMT -4)

(Duration - 60 minutes)

ATTENDANCE FEE - FREE

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