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Below is some of our past media coverage.

September 12, 2016 – Business Wire Argyle Announces Acquisition of Proformative Webinars and Lead Generation Services
“Continuing the expansion of customer lead generation, content solutions and focus on finance is at the heart of this transaction,” explains Argyle President & CEO, Danny Phillips.  “Acquiring Proformative’s products significantly enhances our membership-based, high touch engagement marketing solutions for senior finance professionals. Alongside Argyles’ CFO, CFO.com, CFO Leadership Forum and CFO Rising brands, we will have an unrivalled set of content and marketing solutions for large company CFOs, their direct reports and the marketers who need to sell to them,” he added. 
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May 4, 2016 – Business Wire Argyle Acquires Innovation Enterprise: Becomes Leading High-Touch Engagement Events Provider Argyle Executive Forum today announced that it has acquired Innovation Enterprise, a leading producer of engagement events and marketing services. The acquisition of Innovation Enterprise enables Argyle to offer a full set of B2B events, custom research and marketing service solutions to clients. Argyle services will expand to include customer lead generation, content solutions, and a broader spectrum of events regionally and internationally. CLICK TO SEE MORE
September 9, 2015 – Business Wire Argyle Releases 2016 Executive Leadership Forum Schedule Argyle today released their calendar of 2016 Leadership Forums serving the needs of C-level business leaders of the largest companies in the U.S. With more than 90 percent of the Fortune 100 attending an event in 2015, Argyle Leadership Forums have become the go-to resource for executives looking to solve critical business challenges through thought leadership, networking, and strategic discussion. CLICK TO SEE MORE
June 16, 2015 – BusinessWire Argyle Announces Investment by the Wicks Group of Companies Argyle Executive Forum announced that New York-based investment firm, The Wicks Group of Companies, entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a majority position in the company, alongside management. “Argyle is a leader in the rapidly expanding High Touch Engagement Events Market and is clearly a valued service provider to its attendee members and sponsors,” said Craig B. Klosk, managing partner and co-founder of Wicks. CLICK TO SEE MORE
May 16, 2015 – USA Today Go and stay: Vacation time, travel perks keep workers happy, loyal This summer, Argyle Executive Forum, is paying for its employees to experience life at a house in the Hamptons. "Our goal as an organization is to create value for our employees, and this is a fresh way to do that," says Joe Rosenbaum, Argyle's vice president of human resources. "We like to do things that wow our employees, and the Hampton house is in that spirit." CLICK TO SEE MORE
April 16, 2015 – Newsday East Hampton vacation rental free for some lucky employees Anyone looking to rent a last-minute summer home in the Hamptons may want to secure employment with Argyle Executive Forum. The New York-based business-to-business marketing services company rented an East Hampton vacation home for its employees. CLICK TO SEE MORE
March 6, 2015 – Marketo Blog The CMO Challenge: Personalized Conversations at Scale The challenge executives face is clear. How do you have personalized conversations at scale? At the Argyle CMO Executive Forum, 35% of the attending executives agreed that delivering personalized content as their greatest marketing challenge—the highest rated selection by far. It was a theme that was reinforced presentation after presentation. So how do we address this issue? CLICK TO SEE MORE
March 5, 2015 – SNAP36 Six Quotes for Digital Marketing Leaders to Live By This past week, Argyle Executive Forum brought together some of the brightest digital marketers at the 2015 Chief Marketing Officer Leadership Forum. Creating personalized and meaningful content took center stage, but speakers and attendees also buzzed about optimizing for mobile, constructing a multi-touchpoint consumer journey, and using data for attribution and segmentation. CLICK TO SEE MORE
December 5, 2014 – Diginomica Branding is not enough, 8 points for digital marketing engagement Yesterday I dug into the problem of scaling customer experience, with fresh content from the Argyle Executive Forum‘s digital marketing leadership event in Boston, which included an on-site podcast. But customer experience was not the only issue in play. Taking in the presentations and mingling with some of the 200+ marketing executives, I got a picture of digital opportunities tempered by fiscal realities. Marketers are sparked by digital change, but under budget pressure to prove the ROI of their ventures and establish strategic relevance. CLICK TO SEE MORE
November 20, 2014 – INC Become a Master Networker in 5 Quick Steps You're a leader for a reason--you have strong managerial instincts, and you know how to organize people. But sometimes the hustle of day-to-day operations can distract you from working on the business. I recently attended the CMO Club Summit and Argyle Executive Forum and was impressed by the effort some of the most powerful leaders in the world made to help one another. It was a reminder that leaders need to step away from the business and network with peers to gain external insight and exert their influence on others. CLICK TO SEE MORE
October 29, 2014 – PR Newswire Ricoh VP of Strategic Marketing Terrie Campbell to present at Argyle's CMO Leadership Forum: Spotlight on B2B Marketing Ricoh Americas Corporation VP of Strategic Marketing Terrie Campbell will present a keynote at the Argyle Executive Forum's CMO Leadership Forum: Spotlight on B2B Marketing (Atlanta) Terrie Campbell is a veteran of the document and information technology industry with a focus on helping organizations of all sizes make information work for them in today's new world of work. This means enabling employees to access, from anywhere and at any time, the information needed to make critical business decisions. CLICK TO SEE MORE
June 10, 2014 – TMCnet Druva to Discuss eDiscovery Advances at Argyle Executive Forum June 11 Druva announced today that it has been selected to speak about new technology and cost control advances for eDiscovery at Argyle Executive Forum's 2014 Chief Legal Officer Leadership Forum: Spotlight on Litigation in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, June 11. The presenter will be Dave Packer, Druva Director of Product Marketing, who worked closely with the Druva team that developed the market's first eDiscovery enablement solution to address the challenges involved in tracking and collecting data stored on desktops, laptops, tablets and smartphones. CLICK TO SEE MORE
March 3, 2014 – PRWEB On Building Workplace Trust to Drive Business Results: Interaction Associates CEO Linda Stewart to Speak at the 2014 Human Capital Leadership Forum in San Francisco Interaction Associates President and CEO Linda Stewart will join a group of distinguished panelists at the 2014 Human Capital Leadership Forum in San Francisco, Wednesday, March 19, 2014. The Forum will focus on topics which are vital to the success today's organizations. The Human Capital Leadership Forum is presented by Argyle Executive Forum(TM) to engage senior executives and assist them in solving complex issues. CLICK TO SEE MORE
February 25, 2014 – The Taulia Buzz Argyle CFO Forum Tomorrow in SF: What's on the Mind of the 2014 Finance Executive? Taulia will be at the Argyle Chief Financial Officer Leadership Forum tomorrow, February 26th in San Francisco. The event brings together CFOs, Treasurers, VPs of Finance, Controllers, and corporate finance leaders from a variety of industries. Bertram Meyer, Taulia's CEO, will be on the panel discussing "What’s on the Mind of the 2014 Finance Executive?" along with experts from Kaiser Permanente, Bank of the West, GE Software, Intellectual Ventures, and Protiviti. CLICK TO SEE MORE
January 29, 2014 – Yaotopia Argyle CIO Dallas Forum Today I attended Argyle Executive Forum’s CIO Leadership Forum in Dallas. I have to admit that it was my first time participating in such event and I was overwhelmed by the quality and the content of the event. The Argyle team did a fantastic job organizing the right speakers for the right audiences. A special thank you to Vera Shekhets for taking the time to identify me and making sure I was comfortable. She probably greeted and met everyone, but I do appreciate the personal human touch. CLICK TO SEE MORE
January 27, 2014 – Forbes​BrandVoice Mark Hurd Talks 'Customer-Obsessed Marketing' With CMO Elite Oracle president Mark Hurd gave an elite group of Fortune 500 chief marketing officers a veritable MBA-level seminar on the disruptive forces reshaping the way businesses interact with their customers. Speaking at the Argyle Executive Forum at New York City’s Union League Club on Jan. 16, Hurd offered insights into everything from the how the purchasing power equation has been upended to why week-old leads may be worthless. “Customer obsessed marketing” might be the best thematic description of Hurd’s talk, which was peppered with personal anecdotes and quips as he informally strode the stage in front of the approximately 200 CMOs Argyle had gathered together for its 2014 Chief Marketing Officer Leadership Forum. CLICK TO SEE MORE
January 17, 2014 – Marketing Daily Commentary Just Get Me Good Customer Service What a tough world for a CEO, or a CMO, CIO or anyone with a "C." After all, as Mark Hurd, president of Oracle, Benjamin Karsch, CMO of Cigna, and just about every panelist at Argyle Executive Forum's CMO Leadership event on Thursday put it, you have to be able to work with both cerebral hemispheres at the same time. Generally the C-Suite lives in a world of paradoxes, which was made clear as spring water by Hurd (in so many words.) CLICK TO SEE MORE
December 14, 2013 – IFAwebnews Capital BlueCross’s Lencki addresses digital revolution Donna K. Lencki, senior vice president and chief marketing officer for Capital BlueCross, served as a panelist at the “Leadership in Digital Marketing” Argyle Executive Forum conference at the Harvard Club in Boston, where she discussed how rapidly increasing consumer demand for instant access to what they want, when they want it, is revolutionizing how companies and brands market themselves. CLICK TO SEE MORE
December 12, 2013 – CIO2CMO Argyle CMO Forum: Kyle Lacy, ExactTarget; 3 Trends Changing Marketing Next at the Argyle forum was Kyle Lacy who discussed major trends changing marketing. Need to know how what is happening NOW (not the future). “Businesses will be able to truly serve the individual,” like the old store where everyone knows your name. Moments matter. Find out the path and moments in the buying cycle or repurchase cycle. Technology is used differently in the different experience moments. Need to get the point where we can use data for each of these moments. 49% of consumers want a see less hoping experience. CLICK TO SEE MORE
December 5, 2013 – Digital Journal Donna K. Lencki of Capital BlueCross to discuss impact of digital revolution on companies' marketing investments Donna K. Lencki, senior vice president and chief marketing officer for Capital BlueCross, will serve as a panelist at the "Leadership in Digital Marketing" Argyle Executive Forum conference today at the Harvard Club in Boston, where she will discuss how rapidly increasing consumer demand for instant access to what they want, when they want it, is revolutionizing how companies and brands market themselves. CLICK TO SEE MORE
October 31, 2013 – The Wall Street Journal Mattersight to Present at Argyle Executive Forum's 2013 Customer Care Leadership Fall Event Mattersight Corporation (NASDAQ: MATR) today announced that it will present at Argyle Executive Forum's 2013 Customer Care Leadership Forum in New York, NY on November 13, 2013. The session, entitled Personality Matters, will be led by Mattersight's David Gustafson, Executive Vice President of Products and Marketing. CLICK TO SEE MORE
October 17, 2013 – sas Strategy shift: How CMOs are leading data-driven marketing Big data, the explosion of channels, the advent of social media and customers' changing habits and expectations can be challenges-if you see them that way. A more productive approach, of course, is to consider them as opportunities. At least that’s one conclusion I drew from the topics discussed at the most recent Argyle Executive Forums CMO Leadership Forum in Philadelphia. CLICK TO SEE MORE
September 17, 2013 – PRWEB QuisLex’ David M. Klein to Lead Panel on Enterprise Risk Management at Argyle Chief Legal Officer Leadership Forum QuisLex, a premier provider of legal support services, announced today that its Vice President of Legal Services, David M. Klein, will lead a panel to discuss Enterprise Risk Management: A New Role for the GC at the upcoming Argyle 2013 Chief Legal Officer Leadership Forum. He will be joined by Margaret Kelsey, Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at Modine Manufacturing Company; Frederick Snow, EVP & General Counsel at First American Bank; and Tejal Vakharia, Senior Vice President & Chief Compliance Counsel at Allscripts. The program will take place in Chicago on September 18, 2013. CLICK TO SEE MORE
September 13, 2013 – Lithium Lithium is proud to sponsor Argyle Executive Forum's 2013 Customer Care Leadership Forum, held September 18 in Denver. The Argyle Executive Forum is a place for customer care executives to discuss ways to succeed, including leading the charge to create a proactive strategy for cutting costs while focusing on customer concerns, understanding how social media is paving the way for the future, as well as how customer service executives are advancing the overall business objectives. CLICK TO SEE MORE
April 18, 2013 – Retail TouchPoints (RTP) Rue La La CMO Shares Views On Flash Sale Model Success And Future Plans During a member-based Argyle Executive Forum held for retail and consumer goods executives, Perry Cooper, CMO at Rue La La, shared his perspectives on the popularity and continual evolution of the flash sale model. CLICK TO SEE MORE
April 18, 2013 – brightIDEAS Argyle Executive Forum Chicago: Tales from the Field Last month, our digital marketing team converged on the Argyle Executive Forum in Chicago to discuss video marketing best practices, along with industry trends and observations. While there, we caught up with content marketing gurus from several organizations and picked their brains on the current state of digital video. Over the next few weeks, we'll bring you these brief video interviews--one by one. First up: Paul Hayward, digital media executive with CME Group, a derivatives marketplace. CLICK TO SEE MORE
March 14, 2013 – The Epoch Times Chief Marketing Officers Learning to Use Digital Marketing The Argyle Executive Forum held its 2013 Chief Marketing Officer Leadership Forum in Washington D.C., on March 7 for telecommunications CMOs. In the one day conference, participants discussed digital marketing as a means to understand customers and to drive the branding and customer engagement. It also discussed the changing role of CMOs. CLICK TO SEE MORE
March 8, 2013 – The Washington Post BlackBerry CMO talks new name, new phones and the game plan for a comeback When Frank Boulben took the job as BlackBerry’s chief marketing officer last year, he got two main reactions — neither of which reflected well on the company. “Some the people told me it would be the hardest job in the world,” he said in an interview with The Washington Post at an Argyle Executive Forum event for CMOs Thursday. “The others said it would be the easiest,”he said, because there was no place to go but up. CLICK TO SEE MORE
January 24, 2013 – Internet Evolution The Decade of the CISO From formal offerings such as Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College CISO Executive Education and Certification Program, to an array of regional forums from organizers such as the Argyle Executive Forum and Evanta Summits, security technologists have plenty of choices to support their career path. CLICK TO SEE MORE
January 16, 2013 – SYS-CON Media, Inc. ComSci Shares Thought Leadership at 2013 Chief Information Officer Leadership Forum ComSci, the award-winning IT financial and business management solutions company, today announced its participation in the Argyle Executive Forum’s 2013 Chief Information Officer Leadership Forum, held today in Dallas. In addition to sponsoring the event, ComSci’s executives will be in attendance to share the company’s strategies in IT financial and business management. CLICK TO SEE MORE
November 21, 2012 – Forbes If I Had $100 To Spend On Due Diligence One of the polling questions was to what extent you monitor third parties after the contract is signed. 61% of respondents have no system for monitoring high-risk intermediaries after engagement.This is a disaster. And “n” in this poll was about 70. I know that’s not a huge number. But it’s the right 70 people. This is something that the ACI conference has over almost all of the other conferences (with the exception of Argyle Executive Forum and the Dow Jones Global Compliance Symposium): the right people are in the room. CLICK TO SEE MORE
November 16, 2012 – TabTimes Mobile security is a scary topic, but the dangers may be overblown An informal survey of CIOs and analysts at the Argyle Executive Forum by a reporter for the Wall Street Journal this week produced at least one interesting result—none of them could recall a single reported incident of a stolen portable device being used by thieves to access sensitive corporate information. CLICK TO SEE MORE
November 15, 2012 – Wall Street Journal How Vendors ‘Scare People’ About Mobile Security A panel discussion this week at the Argyle Executive Forum in New York illustrated the frustration CIOs are experiencing as they seek to balance the need to provide workers with the flexibility to work remotely on the devices they prefer against their concerns about mobile device security. CLICK TO SEE MORE
September 27, 2012 – RetailTraffic Private Equity Firms Are Hungry for Retailers, But Only the Best of Them After the initial thaw in acquisition activity in 2010 and 2011, 2012 has brought with it a frenzy of negotiations for leveraged buyouts in the retail sector, according to a panel of executives speaking at Argyle Executive Forum?s “2012 Leadership in Retail and Consumer Products” event, which took place in New York City on Sept. 20. CLICK TO SEE MORE
September 21, 2012 – MarketWatch/The Wall Street Journal Retailers, brands crack code to reach consumers On Thursday, almost 200 attendees from companies including Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Ann Inc., Tiffany & Co., Estee Lauder Cos., Unilever and Coca-Cola Co., gathered at a forum in New York to seek insight from what their counterparts are doing. CLICK TO SEE MORE
April 23, 2012 – Law.com Ex-Verizon Wireless GC Steven Zipperstein Looks Back, Part II In the former GC’s closing remarks at Argyle Executive Forum’s Spring 2012 Chief Legal Officer Leadership Forum event last month, he touched on some dichotomies facing today’s in-house lawyers. For part two of CorpCounsel.com’s recent discussion with Zipperstein (see part one here), he talks about power shifts within the in-house world, the legal impact of globalization, and the inherent riskiness of e-mail. An edited version of that conversation follows. CLICK TO SEE MORE
March 9, 2012 – Law.com In-House Lawyers Increasingly in Dual Legal/Business Roles It used to be that in-house lawyers were largely spared from the chopping block when their companies engaged in widespread layoffs. But when attendees at a chief legal officer conference were asked Wednesday to raise their hands if they still found that to be true, nobody budged. CLICK TO SEE MORE
December 28, 2011 – 1to1 Media Unstructured Data is the Elephant in the Room According to a December 15 survey conducted by Coveo of more than 100 executives at the Argyle Executive Forum 2011 Customer Care Leadership Forum, the majority of customer care executives believe their organizations’ success managing unstructured content and sharing it across their staffs will impact their ability to serve customers, but few feel they’re handling the job well. CLICK TO SEE MORE
October 28, 2011 – resourceINTELLIGENCE Bullish Factors Remain Dominant For Gold—Dundee Wealth’s Murenbeeld Bullish factors tip the gold balance scale upward as concerns linger on European financial circumstances and on the tenuous U.S. economic recovery, both catalysts for central banks to print more money, according to a chief economist of an investment firm. CLICK TO SEE MORE
October 28, 2011 – Forbes Interview: Gold Jewelry Sparkles In Both East and West But With Cultural Differences--WGC Official Indian women and the U.S. government both like gold but they have different uses for it. And one might be surprised to discover which holds the most. CLICK TO SEE MORE
October 27, 2011 – NuWire Investor Gold Fever Stoked by Chinese, Indian Buying Experts at the Argyle Executive Forum are making a case to buy gold despite its lackluster performance of late. CLICK TO SEE MORE
October 27, 2011 – Blanchard Gold bull’s drivers outlined at Argyle Executive Forum Speaking at the Argyle Executive Forum, hosted by the World Gold Council, gold investors and fund managers laid out their bull case for the yellow metal. It rests on a series of interconnected causes stemming from the inherent weakness in developed economies. CLICK TO SEE MORE
October 26, 2011 – Forbes Central Banks Gold Buying Likely To Continue ? WGC Official Central banks stopped selling gold in the past few years and began buying the precious metal, and that trend is likely to continue for some time, according to an official at the World Gold Council. CLICK TO SEE MORE
October 26, 2011 – The Street Gold Bulls Pin Hopes on India, China and Central Banks Experts at the Argyle Executive Forum are making a case to buy gold despite its lackluster performance of late. CLICK TO SEE MORE
October 19, 2011 – Corporate Counsel Heineken CLO on the In-House Role in Reputational Risk Management The print ad ran only a handful of times, and it was compliant with existing standards. But the depiction of a Nintendo game controller with two Heineken beer bottles taped to it proved fodder enough for Connecticut’s then-Senator Chris Dodd, as he pressed for more regulations to prevent underage drinking at a 2003 Senate subcommittee hearing. CLICK TO SEE MORE
April 27, 2011 – CFO.com The Four “I’s” of Talent Management Intellectual skills, integrity, intensity, and interpersonal savvy are all prized in finance staffers — but not necessarily in that order, according to a panel of CFOs. CLICK TO SEE MORE
April 19, 2011 – Maclean’s Say it ain’t so, Warren With allegations of insider trading at Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, is the bloom finally coming off America’s favourite investor? CLICK TO SEE MORE
April 12, 2011 – CFO.com A Close Brush with Enron Speaking at Tuesday’s annual Argyle CFO Leadership Forum, Steve Wilhite, the chief executive officer of Summit Energy, an energy management services provider in Louisville, Kentucky, was moved to recall a close encounter he had with Andrew Fastow. “It was my claim to fame,” he told the assembled finance chiefs. CLICK TO SEE MORE
April 12, 2011 – Reuters New Sokol information may tip SEC’s hand on probe Berkshire Hathaway’s former executive David Sokol is in increasing danger of being slapped with insider trading charges for the way he handled Berkshire?s efforts to acquire Lubrizol Corp while buying stock for himself, legal experts said on Tuesday. CLICK TO SEE MORE
April 12, 2011 – Barrons The Numbers A majority of the 800 executives who responded to an Argyle Executive Forum poll thought David Sokol?s Lubrizol stock purchases were unethical. CLICK TO SEE MORE
April 10, 2011 – Omaha World-Herald Survey on Sokol’s actions drew some rapid-fire reaction An informal poll of a members of a New York-based business networking group found many of them questioning the ethics and legality of the stock purchases by Omahan David Sokol that preceded his resignation from Berkshire Hathaway Inc. CLICK TO SEE MORE
April 5, 2011 – CNN, CNNmoney.com There oughta be a law, Sokol edition That’s the verdict rendered by some business types in a poll taken this week. The Argyle Executive Forum, a New York-based business networking group, said a survey Monday of more than 800 members shows only a quarter of respondents believe Sokol’s recent purchases of Lubrizol (LZ) stock were illegal. A bigger group—some 36% of voters—disagrees with the notion that Sokol broke insider trading laws. CLICK TO SEE MORE
April 4, 2011 – Forbes Sokol’s Behavior Under Buffett Unethical, Executives Overwhelmingly Agree Were David Sokol’s personal purchases of Lubrizol stock in the months before Berkshire Hathaway’s acquisition of the company unethical? Yes, say an overwhelming 77.5% of executives. CLICK TO SEE MORE
April 4, 2011 – Des Moines Register Executives say Sokol’s purchase of Lubrizol shares was unethical The decision by former MidAmerican Energy chairman David Sokol to buy shares in a company two months before his boss, Warren Buffett, bought the entire company for $9 billion was unethical, but not illegal, according to more than 800 top corporate executives who responded to a recent survey. CLICK TO SEE MORE
March 10, 2011 – Law.com - Corporate Counsel Lost in Translation: What European Lawyers Don’t Get About the American Legal System When Europeans look at the legal system in the United States, they don’t understand it, said Greg Schuetz, general counsel and vice president of the Linde Group, an international industrial gases and engineering company headquartered in Munich. CLICK TO SEE MORE
February 3, 2011 – TheCMOSite Voice of the Chief Marketing Officer First-hand accounts from top marketing executives participating in the Argyle Executive Forum about how their target clients are radically changing their preferences and behavior and how the marketers are in turn shifting their approaches keep pace and build strong, lasting, and profitable relationships. Marketing is changing as a profession and these innovative marketers are shining the light on how to succeed today and into the future. CLICK TO SEE MORE
January 15, 2011 – The Detroit News Ex-auto czar bullish on sales The nation’s former auto czar thinks vehicle sales in 2011 will exceed industry forecasts — and says the U.S. government may still recover all of its $85 billion auto bailout, if it’s patient. CLICK TO SEE MORE
January 1, 2011 – O’Dwyer’s Magazine Tiger Woods’ scandal shows how not to manage a PR crisis The Tiger Woods sex scandal will go down in PR history as a classic example of a crisis made worse by poor communications... CLICK TO SEE MORE
December 21, 2010 – Fortune No sympathy for the auditors in Lehman case Auditors who can’t say “no” sounds like a support group in the making. But one embattled audit firm isn’t getting a terribly sympathetic hearing... CLICK TO SEE MORE
December 21, 2010 – Opalesque Business leaders believe Ernest & Young has role in collapse of Lehman Brothers, charges should be filed Majority of business leaders surveyed by Argyle Executive Forum, a membership-based professional services firm, believe that Ernst & Young “had a material role in the collapse of Lehman Brothers... CLICK TO SEE MORE
December 21, 2010 – Bloomberg Cuomo Said to Plan Fraud Suit Against Lehman Accounting Firm Andrew Cuomo, in one of his last acts as New York Attorney General, will sue Ernst & Young LLP for allegedly helping Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. mislead investors, according to a person familiar with the matter... CLICK TO SEE MORE
December 21, 2010 – Forbes Survey Says: Cuomo Should Slap Ernst & Young With Lehman Fraud Charge A flash survey conducted by the Argyle Executive Forum found that 48.2% of 498 respondents agree that New York prosecutors should move forward with fraud charges against Ernst & Young, while just 27.3% disagree and 24.3% are unsure. CLICK TO SEE MORE
December 20, 2010 – Thomson Reuters Flash Survey: Throw The Book at Ernst & Young, Execs Say Nearly half of business executives responding to a survey on Monday agree that New York’s attorney general should go ahead with fraud charges against Ernst & Young. CLICK TO SEE MORE
December 20, 2010 – San Francisco Chronicle Cuomo Said to Plan Fraud Suit Against Lehman Accounting Firm Andrew Cuomo, in one of his last acts as New York Attorney General, will sue Ernst & Young LLP for allegedly helping Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. mislead investors, according to a person familiar with the matter. CLICK TO SEE MORE
December 15, 2010 – Bloomberg Obama Meeting CEOs Shows President Who Delivers Gains Speaking to the Argyle Executive Forum in New York yesterday, billionaire real estate investor Sam Zell criticized “the continual bashing of the business community.” CLICK TO SEE MORE
December 14, 2010 – Reuters Zell sees little new U.S. commercial property Real estate mogul Sam Zell said he expects little U.S. commercial real estate construction over the next one to three years except for apartment buildings, a hiatus that would restrict supply and boost the value of existing properties. CLICK TO SEE MORE
November 22, 2010 – Wall Street Journal Forecast Calls For Cloudy With A Chance Of Distressed Deals Even for distressed investors, nothing is cheap these days. The oft-referenced private equity overhang has caused pricing to come up on deals that distressed investors say aren’t worth the multiples they’re commanding, according to a panel at Argyle Executive Forum’s recent Leadership in the Private Capital Markets conference in New York. CLICK TO SEE MORE
September 17, 2010 – Retail Traffic Mag Everybody for themselves? I attended Argyle Executive Forum’s 2010 Leadership in Retail and Consumer Goods Forum yesterday. I posted update to the Retail Traffic Twitter before my Droid’s battery decided to quit on me a couple hours in. The speakers included a mix of top retail executives and tech folks. Social media and mobile marketing were major points of conversation. Yet a lot of the speakers said they have a hard time quantifying the return on these strategies... CLICK TO SEE MORE
September 16, 2010 – The Middle Market The Consumer Industry’s Operations Room ...In an effort to boost sales, David Jaffe, president and CEO of Dress Barn told attendees of the Argyle Executive Forum retail and consumer event Thursday, the company redeveloped dressing rooms to allow customers to better interact with one another and staff; the company, he said, has also often recruited from its shoppers to move talent to its sales floor... CLICK TO SEE MORE
July 30, 2010 – 1 to 1 Media Montblanc Inks a Long-Term Customer Strategy Montblanc currently commands 70 percent of the world market in fine writing instruments, according to Jan-Patrick Schmitz, president and CEO of Montblanc N.A. The company has achieved this by focusing on creating “deep positioning and meaning” in the luxury market instead of targeting everyone who writes, Schmitz said during his keynote at the Argyle Executive Forum’s 2010 CMO Spotlight Forum: Retail and Consumer Goods & Services. CLICK TO SEE MORE
July 22, 2010 – The Middle Market Strategics Gain Confidence The deal was temporarily gone, but certainly not forgotten. Terse handwringing over the European sovereign debt saga combined with a pullback in domestic equities served to choke the pipeline of new transactions, dealmakers attending the Argyle Executive Forum 2010 agreed Thursday morning. However, the consensus from those speaking on the ‘Corporate Development Leadership’ panel is that before the year closes out, the M&A market will return. CLICK TO SEE MORE
July 22, 2010 – New York Times M.&A. Market Not Expected to Shake Its Chill Soon The mergers and acquisitions market will continue to be relatively slow in the near term as the world economy tries to recover from the recession, a panel of corporate development experts told deal makers and other financial professionals at the Argyle Executive Forum in New York on Thursday. CLICK TO SEE MORE
July 22, 2010 – Wall Street Journal S&P’s List of LBO Candidates: Kodak, Oshkosh and GameStop On Thursday morning, executives from companies such as Honeywell and Hitachi gave their take on what the next few months might look like for M&A at an Argyle Executive Forum panel on corporate development. The consensus: that companies, despite having boatloads of cash on their balance sheets, are going to be fairly cautious about spending it on acquisitions until the recovery feels more stable. CLICK TO SEE MORE
July 21, 2010 – UBM TechWeb CMO Spotlight: Lisa Arthur, CMO, Aprimo ...The imperative to marry up offline and online metrics is coupled with the need to integrate and gain a more holistic performance dashboard on results and true ROI – connected to the “I” in “ROI”, investment. To show how pervasive issue is: at a recent Aprimo/Argyle Executive Forum in New Your City over 100 CMOs and VPs were asked, “What’s most broken in marketing,” 66 percent of the responses were “correlating marketing activities to revenues” and “lack of marketing channel integration.” CLICK TO SEE MORE
June 30, 2010 – Platts Speakers disagree on impact of fatal Gulf of Mexico well blowout “I think that since the deepwater exploration companies are the supermajors anyway, they have the resources and capacity to address those types of risk areas. So you won't see wholesale changes of folks migrating onshore,” Robert Estill, vice president of strategic planning for Marathon Oil, told Platts on the sidelines of the Leadership in Oil and Gas conference, sponsored by Argyle Executive Forum. CLICK TO SEE MORE
June 28, 2010 – Oil and Gas Investor Selling Up: ‘Shale Technology Has Turned Everything On Its Head’ “Shale technology has turned everything on its head,” Moon told attendees at Argyle Executive Forum’s energy-investment program in New York recently at which Oil and Gas Investor presented. CLICK TO SEE MORE
June 25, 2010 – OilPrice.com Solar’s Time in the Sun is Nigh, Say Financiers In the next five years, the renewable energy sector will be defined by tremendous growth in photovoltaic and thermal solar projects, financing experts told attendees of Argyle Executive Forum’s 2010 Deal Making in the Energy Sector conference in New York last week. CLICK TO SEE MORE
June 25, 2010 – Platts Energy Week TV Shale creating ‘uncertainty’ about E&P investment The shale boom will lead to one of the “seminal changes” that have rocked the oil and gas industry periodically, Krishna Shivram, Schlumberger’s manager of mergers and acquisitions, said at the Argyle Executive Forum-sponsored Leadership in Oil and Gas conference in Houston. CLICK TO SEE MORE
April 30, 2010 – 1 to 1 Media How Do You Transform a 60-Year-Old Icon? Customer Centricity “Everything that touches the customer defines our brand,” John Costello said to a packed house yesterday at Argyle Executive Forum’s 2010 CMO Spotlight Forum: Retail and Consumer Goods & Services. This includes customer service, media, signage, product, events, advertising, public relations, the website, and the in-store experience, of course. CLICK TO SEE MORE
April 21, 2010 – EON: Enhanced Online News Infogroup’s ORC Managing Director to Moderate Panel at Argyle Executive Forums’ 2010 CMO Spotlight Forum: Retail and Consumer Goods & Services ORC, an Infogroup company (NASDAQ: IUSA) and leading provider of global market and business research, today announced Managing Director Dan Arnold will serve as a panel moderator at the 2010 CMO Spotlight Forum: Retail and Consumer Goods & Services, presented by Argyle Executive Forum on Thursday, April 29th in New York from 8:00am 6:00pm ET. CLICK TO SEE MORE
January 15, 2010 – B to B Online Argyle forum focuses on efforts to leverage social media New York—Understanding and adhering to the rules of social marketing, as well as knowing which forums are appropriate for which companies, is essential to social marketing success, according to guest panelists at Argyle Executive Forum’s 2010 CMO Leadership Forum, held Thursday. CLICK TO SEE MORE
December 16, 2009 – The Palm Beach Post High-priced Tiger Woods merchandise may be headed for clearance Much of Woods’ wealth and fame comes from his power as an endorser, which experts say has been significantly weakened. In a survey released last week by Argyle Executive Forum, which runs conferences for top executives, 76 percent of more than 600 marketers who responded said they would cancel, reduce or suspend their business relationship with Woods if they had an endorsement deal with him... CLICK TO SEE MORE
December 15, 2009 – The Marketing Bureau Accenture Terminates Tiger Woods Sponsorship The management and technology consultancy had sponsored Woods for the past six years, and the golfer had dominated the firm’s marketing communications, appearing in print, TV, online and out-of-home advertisements, most notably in airport terminals... CLICK TO SEE MORE
December 12, 2009 – TIME Magazine Can Golf Survive Without Tiger Woods? According to a survey from the Argyle Executive Forum made public Friday, Dec. 12, 76% of marketers are saying they would cancel, reduce or suspend their business relationship with Woods if he were currently their celebrity endorser... CLICK TO SEE MORE
December 12, 2009 – TVNZ Questions surround Tiger as marketing star Tiger Woods’ decision to withdraw from professional golf due to a sex scandal raised questions on Saturday (NZT) about his future as a magnet for corporate sponsors, with AT&T saying it was evaluating its ties... CLICK TO SEE MORE
December 12, 2009 – The Money Times Tiger Woods takes a leave from golf Tiger Woods’ decision to withdraw from professional golf has come as a big shock, rendering many speechless and raising questions about his golfing career... CLICK TO SEE MORE
December 11, 2009 – The Christian Science Monitor After Tiger Woods’ indefinite break, some sponsors might keep him Some sponsors could keep Tiger Woods as pitchman, if he returns from his indefinite break to play great golf. Tiger Woods is taking a hiatus from golf as a first step toward repairing his family and, presumably, his public image... CLICK TO SEE MORE
December 11, 2009 – Reuters Questions surround Tiger Woods’ future as marketing star Tiger Woods’ decision to withdraw from professional golf due to a sex scandal raised questions on Friday about his future as a magnet for corporate sponsors, with AT&T saying it was evaluating its ties... CLICK TO SEE MORE
December 11, 2009 – CNBC Toxic Tiger? The Argyle Executive Forum released the results of a survey of 600 members of its senior marketing professional community. Three out of four of them would with cancel, reduce, or suspend their business relationship with Woods... CLICK TO SEE MORE
December 11, 2009 – US NEWS & WORLD REPORT On Capitol Hill, K Street, Tiger Woods Faces a Boycott Tiger’s got a problem in Washington. Golf great Tiger Woods, caught in a whirlwind of women claiming to have had sex with the married father of two, is facing a spontaneous boycott of his endorsed products by many Washington guys on Capitol Hill and K Street... CLICK TO SEE MORE
December 11, 2009 – GOLFWEEK The Woods landscape has changed forever Just the other day, a survey conducted by Argyle Executive Forum showed that 37 percent of marketers polled would "suspend" a relationship with Woods and 25 percent would "cancel" it. Only 22 percent voted for maintaining a relationship... CLICK TO SEE MORE
December 11, 2009 – RBR Tiger Woods CMO Sentiment Survey released Approximately 76% of Marketers would cancel, reduce or suspend their business relationship with Tiger Woods, if currently using the professional golfer as a celebrity endorser... CLICK TO SEE MORE
December 11, 2009 – Star Tribune TFD: Tiger Woods and the marketing/endorsement impact Several of Tiger Woods’ corporate sponsors, including Pepsi, Proctor and Gamble, and Gillette, are in meetings Friday discussing whether or not the golf pro’s actions in his personal life violated the terms of his multi-million dollar deal... CLICK TO SEE MORE
October 19, 2009 – Markets Media Online Clarium’s Thiel Bearish On Innovation “The policymakers, while they haven’t solved the underlying problems in the real economy, they’ve done quite a good job in reducing volatility, and so taking out some of the systemic risk,” he said at the Capital IQ and Argyle Executive Forum conference. “That’s helped more than I would have thought.” CLICK TO SEE MORE
October 19, 2009 – Bloomberg Thiel Says Losses Came From Stock, Economy Disconnect Editor Eric Martin posted story based on commentary by Peter Thiel regarding performance of Clarium Capital from afternoon session. CLICK TO SEE MORE
October 15, 2009 – Wall Street Journal Fund Cos Face Intense Regulatory Scrutiny - Third Avenue CEO There are crazy things that they're out there looking at, Barse said at the 2009 Investor Leadership Forum, hosted by Argyle Executive Forum and Capital... CLICK TO SEE MORE
October 15, 2009 – Forex Pros - Tortola,British Virgin Islands EXCLUSIVE-Ex-Goldman fund manager Carhart to launch firm In a panel session for Argyle Executive Forum's 2009 Investor Leadership Forum, Carhart told attendees he has been traveling across the US during the past ... CLICK TO SEE MORE
October 15, 2009 – Reuters RPT-Clarium’s Thiel says losses tied to view on economy "The basic mistake we made this year, which is not unique to ourselves, is that we focused on the real economy while the financial markets have been decoupled," Thiel said at a conference co-hosted by Capital IQ and Argyle Executive Forum. CLICK TO SEE MORE
October 1, 2009 – Wall Street Journal Blockbuster Plans Expansion To Counter Raft Of Competition Blockbuster Chief Executive James Keyes discussed the company's growth plans at a consumer conference sponsored by Argyle Executive Forum on Wednesday.... CLICK TO SEE MORE
September 28, 2009 – Markets Media News Markets Media Online - Driven by Content Investment chiefs navigated the ever-evolving landscape during “A Discussion on Asset Allocation” Thursday at Argyle Executive Forum's 2009 Investment Forum ... CLICK TO SEE MORE
September 18, 2009 – Wall Street Journal The Morning Leverage: The Settling Continues ...reports that at a breakfast meeting held by the Argyle Executive Forum, Peterson had some rousing words: “I say to all of us, let us get off our respective butts ... CLICK TO SEE MORE
September 17, 2009 – New York Times Blackstone Co-Founder Criticizes Bonus System - DealBook Blog... ... Speaking at a breakfast event held by the Argyle Executive Forum, Mr. Peterson, who was Commerce Secretary under President Richard Nixon,... CLICK TO SEE MORE
June 3, 2009 – Citigroup Equity Research Citigroup Equity Research CLICK TO SEE MORE
June 2, 2009 – Adage.com Del Monte CMO: Spend During Downturn—or Else ...That tough talk came from Del Monte Foods Co. Senior VP-CMO Bill Pearce at the Argyle Executive Forum's CMO Leadership Forum, where his keynote offered bold advice for navigating the titanic CLICK TO SEE MORE
November 4, 2008 – 4Hoteliers Many are Misinformed About How to Develop Long-term Competitive As the economic markets fluctuate by the moment, the senior leaders who presented at Argyle Executive Forum's CEO Leadership Forum in early October also had ... CLICK TO SEE MORE
October 16, 2008 – The Washington Times Shoppers drop Retailers seek ways to bring buyers back to life ... Katie Falkenberg/ Employees Sohel Islar (left)... speaking here at a conference sponsored by Argyle CLICK TO SEE MORE
September 13, 2008 – Reuters India S&P analyst says does not expect Lehman to fail We don't expect Lehman to fail, Sprinzen said on a conference call sponsored by the Argyle Executive Forum. Asked about S&P's concerns over counterparty ... CLICK TO SEE MORE
September 12, 2008 – Reuters New York Lehman not expected to fail, S&P analyst says "We don't expect Lehman to fail," Sprinzen said on a conference call sponsored by the Argyle Executive Forum. CLICK TO SEE MORE
July 17, 2008 – Human Resource Executive Online Human Resource Executive Online - Story ... editor and publisher of paidContent.org, one of several participants in an Argyle Executive Forum media conference on "The Future of TheNew York Times."... CLICK TO SEE MORE
May 7, 2008 – RedHerring.com - The Business of Technology TechSpin: Old Media Still Struggles With Web, RedHerring.com - The Business of Technology That was the strongest message at the Argyle Executive Forum on Leadership in Media in New York Wednesday. A stellar group of media executives mostly... CLICK TO SEE MORE
April 2, 2008 – Hedgeworld Hedge Funds | HedgeWorld | The Definitive Hedge Fund Community ... principal at Maverick, speaking last week at a conference in New York sponsored by Argyle Executive Forum. Commodity stocks aren'ta bad value.... CLICK TO SEE MORE
April 2, 2008 – Hedgeworld Hedge Funds | HedgeWorld | The Definitive Hedge Fund Community ... said Joshua Easterly, director of Goldman Sachs' specialty lending group, at an Argyle Executive Forum conference on Wednesday [May 7] in New York.... CLICK TO SEE MORE
April 2, 2008 – Hedgeworld Hedge Funds | HedgeWorld | The Definitive Hedge Fund Community ... said Jeffrey Marell, partner at law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, at an Argyle Executive Forum conference in New York last week. .. CLICK TO SEE MORE
March 12, 2008 – Hedgeworld Hedge Funds | HedgeWorld | The Definitive Hedge Fund Community ... global head of currency research for Morgan Stanley in London, speaking on a conference call hosted by Argyle Executive Forum this week.... CLICK TO SEE MORE
February 7, 2008 – Reuters Short-seller Chanos sees raft of new opportunities ... players in the sights of the Internet," said Chanos, who declined to specify which companies he is short at an Argyle Executive Forum conference.... CLICK TO SEE MORE
January 18, 2008 – Adage.com International: Marketers: Experiment Like Google 1 point this morning to a roomful of marketing executives at the Argyle Executive CMO Leadership Forum. It was an appropriate message, given he was speaking... CLICK TO SEE MORE
November 19, 2007 – Hedgeworld Hedge Funds | HedgeWorld | The Definitive Hedge Fund Community He spoke last week at a conference in New York, organized by Argyle Executive Forum. "If those financial conditions continue, either sellers' prices will... CLICK TO SEE MORE
November 16, 2007 – Hedgeworld Hedge Funds | HedgeWorld | The Definitive Hedge Fund Community 15] at a conference in New York organized by Argyle Executive Forum. Founded in 1974, Thomas H. Lee Partners is one of the oldest private equity firms in... CLICK TO SEE MORE
November 15, 2007 – The Daily Deal Veronis Suhler’s Jeffrey Stevenson on the midmarket Jeffrey Stevenson, managing partner and co-CEO of Veronis Suhler Stevenson, was interviewed Thursday morning at Argyle Executive Forum's Leadership in the... CLICK TO SEE MORE
November 15, 2007 – The Daily Deal Globalization and private equity: A two-way street A Thursday morning panel at the Argyle Executive Forum's Leadership in the Private Capital Markets conference took up the issue of the effects of... CLICK TO SEE MORE
November 15, 2007 – The Daily Deal PE fundraising after the credit crunch A Thursday afternoon panel including both private equity general partners and limited partners at the Argyle Executive Forum's Leadership in the Private... CLICK TO SEE MORE
November 15, 2007 – The Daily Deal TH Lee’s Schoen: PE will rebound by 2009 Speaking at the Argyle Executive Forum's Leadership in the Private Capital Markets conference, Scott Schoen, the co-president of Thomas H. Lee Partners,... CLICK TO SEE MORE
October 12, 2007 – Newsday Zell: Some ideas on Tribune papers Speaking to a reporter after a no-press-allowed speech before the Argyle Executive Forum's 2007 CEO Leadership Forum on Manhattan's Upper East Side... CLICK TO SEE MORE
October 11, 2007 – financialnewsusa.com Johnson Controls sees 18 percent profit growth and ArvinMeritor... ... that Chip McClure, chairman, CEO and president, will speak at the Argyle Executive Forum 2007 CEO Leadership Forum on Oct. 11 at 9:30 am ET in New York.... CLICK TO SEE MORE
September 5, 2007 – The Daily Deal IVP's Sanford Miller on late-stage VC, exits Speaking at the Argyle Executive Forum's 2007 Leadership in Venture Capital Conference, Sanford Miller, a general partner at Institutional Venture Partners... CLICK TO SEE MORE
September 5, 2007 – The Daily Deal Battery Ventures Scott Tobin on the IPO market Scott Tobin, a general partner at Battery Ventures, spoke at the Argyle Executive Forum's Leadership in Venture Capital conference on international... CLICK TO SEE MORE
September 5, 2007 – The Daily Deal Sevin Rosen's Jon Bayless on early-stage investing Speaking at the Argyle Executive Forum's 2007 Leadership in Venture Capital Conference, investment veteran Jon Bayless, a general partner at Sevin Rosen... CLICK TO SEE MORE
July 5, 2007 – SearchCIO.com Offshoring: Improved processes now more of a draw than cost savings ... but vastly improved processes," Michael Baresich, CIO of CIT Group Inc., told attendees at Argyle Executive Forum's CTO Leadership Forum, held recently... CLICK TO SEE MORE
May 29, 2007 – Reuters UK Hedge fund veteran sees major growth ahead What you are really selling is trust and confidence, Duff said of hedge funds at the Argyle Executive Forum. "Brand is immensely important."... CLICK TO SEE MORE
May 25, 2007 – Hedgeworld Hedge Funds | HedgeWorld | The Definitive Hedge Fund Community Mr. Dalio spoke at a New York conference yesterday [May 24] organized by Argyle Executive Forum. So far, the hedge funds that have taken the public markets... CLICK TO SEE MORE
May 24, 2007 – Los Angeles Times Couric staying, says former CBS exec; It’s too early to abandon the... He made his remarks during a conference sponsored by the Argyle Executive Forum. *. thomas.mulligan@latimes.com. Credit: Times Staff Writer. CLICK TO SEE MORE
May 21, 2007 – Broadcasting & Cable Where to be and what to watch-.(cable television broadcasting... And before we call it a day, the Argyle Executive Forum presents its 2007 Market Trends in Media at a top-secret location in New York.... CLICK TO SEE MORE
April 26, 2007 – Reuters US rental market gains seen after subprime debacle You can expect improving fundamentals on the rental side, Arnold told an Argyle executive conference on real estate Wednesday, suggesting many defaulted... CLICK TO SEE MORE