The 2008 Conference Keynote Speakers:
Michael L. Ducker
Huagang Zhang
Michael L. Ducker Huagang Zhang
President, International, FedEx Express President,
Gemdale Corporation

Michael L. Ducker
Mr. Michael L. Ducker
President, International, FedEx Express

Mr. Michael L. Ducker is President, International of FedEx Express. He is responsible for setting strategy and overseeing business operations for the company's four international regions, as well as its U.S. Export business and ExpressFreight Services. Prior to assuming his current position, Ducker served as president of the company's Asia Pacific Region. He has held various senior management positions with FedEx Express including vice president for the Southern European Region.

Mr. Ducker earned his master's degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. In January 2003, Ducker was appointed by President Bush as one of three business people to represent the United States on the Asia Business Advisory Council, an adjunct to the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation. Ducker serves on the Board of Directors for Crichton College, Junior Achievement Worldwide, Coalition of Service Industries, the U.S.-China Business Council, the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, and the United States Chamber of Commerce.

Huagang Zhang
Mr. Huagang Zhang
President, Gemdale Corporation

Mr. Huagang Zhang is Key Member of the Board and President of the Gemdale Corporation. Mr. Zhang was appointed to this position on March, 1999 and he served as Senior President in charge of overall business operating in Gemdale previously.

He began his career in Gemdale Corporation from 1993. Since then, Mr. Zhang has held a series of leadership positions, including Vice President for Strategy and Business Development, CFO for corporate finance. Mr. Zhang has been playing a key role in creating and leading Gemdale's expansion and growth, rising to fame from the corporate management practice, building the largest specialized residential development organization in the industry, as well as pioneering the new form of Real Estate Funds.

Mr. Zhang is Senior Economist and an MBA from School of Management, State University of New York in Buffalo. In recognition of his leadership role as Vice president of Shenzhen Real Estate Association (SREA), his contribution for industry, and his many business accomplishments, Mr. Zhang was awarded "top 10 people in China Real Estate" in 2004.

Thanks to our 2007 Conference Keynote Speakers:

Jose Sartarelli
Pharmaceutical Group Chairman for Asia Pacific, Japan and Latin America,
Johnson & Johnson

Ming Mei
Kellogg '02
President of China, ProLogis

2007 Conference Coverage