Webinar talks about how Mercado Livre became Latin America’s biggest company

Event to take place on Monday, November 16, at 6 pm. The talk will be given by Fernando Yunes, Mercado Livre’s SVP and Country Lead
Economics
13 November 2020
Webinar talks about how Mercado Livre became Latin America’s biggest company

On Monday, November 16, the Graduate Finance and Economics Program at Fundação Getulio Vargas’ Sao Paulo School of Economics (FGV EESP) will hold a free master talk. The event, which will start at 6 pm, will discuss how Mercado Livre became Latin America’s biggest company. Fernando Yunes, Mercado Livre’s SVP and Country Lead, will discuss the company’s experience in the new digital economy. Among other topics, he will look at the challenges it overcame to become Latin America’s largest company in terms of market value, how to prepare for extreme situations like the COVID-19 pandemic, lessons learned from this experience and what he thinks about the future of retailing and e-commerce.

The event will be moderated by Professor Márcio Holland, the coordinator of FGV EESP’s master’s program. This will be the third in a series of twice-monthly debates, involving FGV EESP professors, renowned experts and executives from large companies, focusing on finance and economics.

The Master’s in Finance and Economic is an exclusive graduate program run by the Sao Paulo School of Economics (FGV EESP) at its main site in Sao Paulo. The program’s professors are highly qualified and they have extensive experience in the markets and applied research. The course is aimed at young people who are looking to develop themselves professionally and prepare for leadership positions in their organizations. It also provides an opportunity to study abroad via an exchange program with a partner university.

Those interested in applying should sign up here.

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