Economic / Future Trends

The Inflation Equation: What it means for CEOs

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Inflation is top of mind for everyone currently — from Washington to every city across the United States. It seems to be a looming concern that just isn’t going away. In fact, the latest UBS Investor Sentiment survey shows that 92% of owners believe that inflation will accelerate at a faster or similar pace over the next 12 months.

During this webinar, UBS’s Chief Investment Officer will address key questions regarding the inflation equation, including what the potential effects inflation may have on business owners, CEOs and management teams. We’ll also help members anticipate adjustments, providing guidance and advice on strategies owners may consider using to mitigate the effects of inflation—or better yet, explore ways that can help owners see potential opportunities in an inflationary market.

About the presenter 

Jason Draho is a member of the Chief Investment Office and is responsible for tactical and strategic asset allocation in the US. He works closely with the CIO team globally to generate tactical trade ideas across the full spectrum of investment opportunities. He also leads the development of portfolio models in the US, as well as providing general portfolio solutions advice. He speaks frequently with financial advisors, clients, and the media, presenting UBS views and specific investment recommendations. Prior to joining UBS, Jason spent nine years in Research at Morgan Stanley, eventually becoming the firm’s Global Cross-Asset Strategist. He focused on global asset allocation for institutional clients, providing investment recommendations on equities, fixed income, currencies, and commodities. Jason holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Manitoba and a PhD in Economics from Yale University

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About the Author: Joe Galvin

Joe Galvin is the Chief Research Officer for Vistage Worldwide. Vistage members receive the most credible, data-driven and actionable thought leadership on the strategic issues facing CEOs. Through collaboration with the Vistage community of…

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