Jerome A. Chazen
Founder and Chairman, Chazen Capital Partners, LLC and Founder and Chairman Emeritus, Liz Claiborne, Inc.

Jerome Chazen participated in the World Leader’s Forum event, Corporate Social Responsibility: Labor Relations in Emerging Markets, in April 2007.

Jerome Chazen is founder and chairman of Chazen Capital Partners, a private investment firm. Mr. Chazen is also chairman emeritus and one of four founding partners of Liz Claiborne, Inc. He was largely responsible for the innovative sales, marketing, distribution and licensing programs that are an integral part of Liz Claiborne's success.

Prior to joining the venture that would become Liz Claiborne, he worked as an analyst on Wall Street and spent 16 years in retailing.

Mr. Chazen is a trustee emeritus of Columbia University, chairman emeritus of the board of the Museum of Arts & Design, and vice chairman of the Fashion Institute of Technology's board of trustees. He is also a managing director of the Metropolitan Opera Association. He serves on the boards of directors of Taubman Centers, Inc., the New York City Investment Fund, the 92nd Street Y, the Eugene Lang Entrepreneurial Initiative Fund, and the Shenkar College American Committee. He is also a partner and member of the board of the Partnership for New York City.

Mr. Chazen is the founder and benefactor of the Jerome A. Chazen Institute at the Columbia Business School.

Participated In

Corporate Social Responsibility: Labor Relations in Emerging Markets

Date: April 17, 2007 from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Roone Arledge Auditorium, Alfred Lerner Hall
Leaders from the corporate sector, academia, civil society
and the media exchange ideas about the treatment of workers in developing
countries. In partnership with The Jerome A. Chazen Institute of International Business, Columbia Business School