The 2nd annual Moet Hennessy Financial Times Club dinner in San Francisco was hosted by John Ridding, CEO, Financial Times, and Jim Clerkin, CEO, Moet Hennessy USA, and featured guest speaker Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook.
The evening opened with a champagne reception, followed by a meal prepared and introduced by Chef Michael Mina. The after dinner speech took the form of a candid conversation between Sheryl Sandberg and Gillian Tett, US Managing Editor of the Financial Times. The exclusive, invite only dinner gathered 80 leaders in business, finance, technology and politics.
The Moet Hennessy Financial Times Club is in its eighth year and annually holds 4-5 dinners in Paris, London, Tokyo, Shanghai, New York and San Francisco. Previous speakers have included President Nicolas Sarkozy; Sir Rocco Forte, Chairman and CEO of Rocco Forte hotels; Rod Eddington, British Airways; Monsieur Yves-Thibault de Silguy, Presidents de Vincy; Pascal Lamy, World Trade Organisation; Sir Neville Isdell, Chairman and CEO, Coco-Cola; Jeff Bewkes, Chairman and CEO of Time Warner; and Prince Albert de Monaco.
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