Topic: #UNSMOKECANADA: heating, vaping and the end of cigarettes
Peter Luongo served as Vice President of Treasury & Planning at Philip Morris International, Inc. from 2013 until 2016. In 2016, he was named the Managing Director (CEO) of the Canadian Market.
Before joining Philip Morris, Mr. Luongo was a partner at the investment banking firm of Centerview Partners LLC, where he had served since 2004. He has extensive experience in advising international clients across a range of sectors on mergers and acquisitions as well as other financial, strategic and investor matters. Some of his clients included Heinz, Kraft, PepsiCO, Campbell’s and Anheuser Busch.
Mr. Luongo holds a Bachelor degree in Economics from Princeton University. He was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Topic: Countdown Federal Election 2019
Power & Politics is a television program hosted by Vassy Kapelos focused on national politics, which airs live daily on CBC News Network from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. A daily highlight of Power and Politics is the Power Panel – featuring insight and analysis from Canada’s top political insiders and strategists.
The Empire Club of Canada is proud to host Vassy and members of the Power Panel who will dive into all matters of national importance leading to Canada’s next federal election — in front of our live audience for the first time in Power & Politics history.
Please join us and get the inside scoop on what’s ahead!
Canada’s top experts in the field of hate and extremist research explain the unparalleled growth of hate groups and what Canadians can do about it. Including a discussion on how social media and technology have fueled the hate industry and which new tools governments and citizens need to resist.
Bernie Farber – Chairman of the Anti Hate Network
Mustafa Farooq – Executive Director of the National Council of Canadian Muslims
Dr. Barbara Perry – Professor, University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Farah Nasser – News Anchor, Global News
Special Remarks and Introduction by:
Dr. Mohamad Fakih, President & CEO of Paramount Fine Foods; Face & Voice of UNHCR Canada: The UN Agency in Canada
Women Who Build Barriers and Opportunities for Women in the Building Economy Panel: Moderated by The Honorable Mary Ng
A networking event featuring a panel discussion, moderated by the Minister is Small Business and Export Development, that will explore barriers and opportunities for women in building sectors.