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Ethisphere Confirms Senior Compliance Professionals from AES, Ecolab, General Electric, Gerdau, Iberdrola, Lipscomb and Multigrain for the Latin America Ethics Summit

The second annual event will take place in São Paulo on July 16-17 and will provide local perspectives on global issues including implications of Brazil’s Clean Company Act.

New York, NY – June 18, 2014  The Ethisphere® Institute, an independent center for research, best practices and thought leadership in corporate ethics and anti-corruption, and designator of the World’s Most Ethical Companies®, announced today the latest speakers confirmed for the 2014 Latin America Ethics Summit: Global Issues, Local Perspectives, taking place July 16-17 in São Paulo, Brazil.

Recently confirmed speakers include:

  •     Ana Carolina Freire de Salles, Compliance and Legal Director, Brasil, AES Corporation
  •     Alexadre de Cunha Serpa, Director – Business Compliance Office for Drogaria Onofre, Brazil, CVS Caremark
  •     Jaime Perez, Vice President and General Manager, Brazil, Ecolab
  •     Reyna Torrecillas, Chief Compliance Officer, Latin America, General Electric
  •     Vera Rossana Martini Wanner, Legal and Compliance Manager, Gerdau
  •     Fernando Barros, Regional Counsel – Latin America, Hitachi Data Systems
  •     Sonsoles Rubio Reinoso, Chief Compliance Officer, Iberdrola
  •     Turney Stevens, Dean, College of Business, Professor of Management, Lipscomb University
  •     Fernando Mantovani, General Counsel, Multigrain

 See the full list of speakers here.
Discussion topics will cover: Managing Third Party Relationships, Using Ethics as a Competitive Advantage, Cultural Considerations for Compliance Programs, Protecting Information and IP, Building a Culture of Integrity and more. See the full agenda here.

“We often hear from multinational companies about the cross cultural challenges they face when extending their ethics and compliance programs to Latin America, whether that is through direct business in the region or through third parties and joint ventures,” said Ethisphere’s Editor in Chief, Stefan Linssen. “The Latin America Ethics Summit brings together some of the leading ethics and compliance practitioners within the region and provides a forum for companies to share and learn best practices in Latin American ethics and compliance.”

Complimentary Access to the Latin America Ethics Summit

Members of the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA) receive one complimentary delegate pass and discounts for additional registrants for all of Ethisphere’s Ethics Summits including the Latin America Ethics Summit.

BELA is an international community of industry professionals committed to influencing business leaders and advancing business ethics as an essential element of company performance. Learn more:

Second Annual Latin America Ethics Summit

Here from key leaders of government agencies and global companies, attend a range of breakout sessions devised to address your specific interests, network with senior executives and leading practitioners in the industry and gain insight into tailoring ethics programs for Latin America.

Learn More and Register

See the full agenda and get the latest updates on new speakers and sponsors by visiting:

Ethics Summits Around the Globe

Ethisphere will also host the first annual Europe Ethics Summit in London on September 24-25, the second annual Asia Ethics Summit in Singapore in December 3-4 and the seventh annual Global Ethics Summit in New York in May 2015.

About Ethisphere

The Ethisphere® Institute is an independent center of research, best practices and thought leadership that promotes best practices in corporate ethics and compliance and enables organizations to improve governance, mitigate risk, and enhance relationships with employees, business partners, investors and the broad regulatory community. Ethisphere evaluates and benchmarks compliance and governance programs, honors superior achievement through its World’s Most Ethical Companies’™ recognition program, and publishes Ethisphere Magazine. Ethisphere is also the leading provider of independent verification of corporate ethics and compliance programs that include: Ethics Inside® Certification, Compliance Leader Verification™ and Anti-Corruption Program Verification™. Learn more at


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