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FIN Prof James B. Shein Presents
Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at 6:30 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
Kellogg Alumni Club of New York
cordially invites you to a discussion with
Kellogg Professor James Shein
as he addresses
Investing in Distressed Companies and Turnaround
Situations in a Tough Economy
Professor James B. Shein is Clinical Professor of Management & Strategy and is also a member of Kellogg’s Larry and Carol Levy Institute for Entrepreneurial Practice. He currently teaches Managing Turnarounds & Entrepreneurship and New Venture Formulation classes at Kellogg.
has extensive industry experience in strategic turnarounds and will
provide great insight for investors, managers, and corporate advisors on
how to navigate these types of situations. Students from both his
classes have raved about his expertise and he comes highly recommended
for his event. More information about Professor Shein is below.
Professor Shein will also be releasing a book on this topic and will be happy to discuss his research as well. Alumni may purchase Professor Shein’s newest book:
More about Kellogg’s Professor Shein
Professor Shein was previously counsel at McDermott, Will & Emery with practice in corporate governance, restructurings, business startups and acquisitions, and fiduciary duties of officers and directors. He also spent four years as the president and chief executive officer of R.C. Manufacturing and ten years prior to that as president and chief executive officer of Northbrook Corporation. During that time he purchased, turned and sold underperforming companies. He has decades of experience as a CEO and running, advising, purchasing and reviving distressed companies.
A frequent lecturer and author on corporate renewal and corporate governance, he has been highlighted on National Public Radio programs as an authority on restructuring and downsizing and has testified as an expert witness on governance in state and federal courts. He also serves on the boards of directors of several public and private companies, chairing audit and governance committees.
Professor Shein has chaired programs at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago on the outlook for the troubled industries. He conducts seminars and workshops on corporate restructuring and governance for the Bank Lending Institute and the American Press Institute. His work with corporate directors led to his article, “Trying to Match SOX: Dealing with New Challenges and Risks Facing Directors,” published in The Journal of Private Equity, 2005. He has also published a number of cases for the Kellogg Case Collection on turnarounds and corporate renewal in large and small companies, for-profit and non-profit organizations, and international companies. Professor Shein is author of the book Reversing the Slide: A Strategic Guide to Turnarounds and Corporate Renewal (Wiley Publishing, March 2011).