Baruch College Hosts Lecture by EU Commissioner Who Pursued Anti-Trust Case Against Google

Margrethe Vestager

Margrethe Vestager

NEW YORK, NY – September 29, 2015 – Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business invites news media to a lecture on the Future of Competition with the Honorable Margrethe Vestager, European Union Commissioner for Competition, on Thursday Oct. 1.

Vestager is known for a no-nonsense demeanor and has taken some tough stances, including an antitrust case against Google. She is the former Danish Minister for Economic Affairs and the Interior, and former Deputy Prime Minister of Denmark. Vestager has also served as a member of the Danish Parliament and in a number of government posts.

The lecture is part of the Zicklin School of Business Speaker Series in partnership with the Foreign Policy Association and the David Coulter/Warburg Pincus, LLC Distinguished Lecture on International Trade.

WHAT:          The Future of Competition with Margrethe Vestager

WHEN:          Thursday, October 1, 2015

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM (Doors open at 5:30 PM)

WHERE:       Baruch College – Newman Vertical Campus

55 Lexington Avenue

Room: Engelman Recital Hall
New York, NY 10010

About the Zicklin School of Business:

Backed by a long tradition of excellence in public higher education, the Zicklin School of Business is proud to be a leader in providing urban-based undergraduate and graduate business and executive education for the twenty-first century. A school within Baruch College—consistently rated by rankings experts among the top performers in areas relevant to today’s students, such as academic excellence, diversity, and value—Zicklin offers a wide range of part-time and full-time business degree programs that are nationally accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), taught by faculty who are thought leaders and active researchers and practitioners in their fields. Integrated both physically and philosophically into the fabric of New York City, the world’s financial capital, the Zicklin School is committed to delivering relevant, affordable, academically rigorous business education that is both world-class in quality and reputation and worldwide in its impact.

About Baruch College:

Baruch College is a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) with a total enrollment of more than 18,000 students, who represent 160 countries and speak more than 100 languages. Ranked among the top 15% of U.S. colleges and the No. 4 public regional university, Baruch College is regularly recognized as among the most ethnically diverse colleges in the country. As a public institution with a tradition of academic excellence, Baruch College offers accessibility and opportunity for students from every corner of New York City and from around the world.  For more about Baruch College, go to



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