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7 May 2013 YPO Release Europe

Confidence amongst CEOs within the European Union slumped over the first quarter of 2013, as the fallout from the financial turmoil in Cyprus led to uncertainty about the future of the euro. The YPO Global Pulse Confidence Index for the European Union fell 4 points to 51.4 in the first quarter of 2013, wiping out the gains made in the final quarter of 2012, when confidence appeared to be returning to business leaders in the region.

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7 May 2013 YPO Release Asia

After rallying 4.3 points in January to its highest level since July 2011, the YPO Global Pulse Confidence Index for Asia held its ground in the first quarter, with declines in Chinese confidence offset by rising optimism in Japan. The April index came in at 64.2, down just one-tenth of a point from its January level. The Asia index is the second highest among the nine regions of the world measured by the survey, trailing only Africa’s level of 67.3.

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7 May 2013 YPO Release MENA

The YPO Global Pulse Confidence Index for the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) advanced marginally by 1.9 points to 60.3 in the first quarter of 2013, the only region in the world to gain ground. The MENA reading is on a par with the global composite total of 60.4. However, the region remains 3.7 points below where it was this time last year.

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11 March 2013 YPO Release

The Women’s International Network (WIN) of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) is partnering with Facebook COO and YPO member Sheryl Sandberg and her organization Lean In, to address the stalled percentage of women in business leadership roles during the past 10 years.

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28 February 2013 YPO Release Europe

More than 2,500 chief executives are gathered in Istanbul for the 2013 Global Leadership Summit hosted by YPO (Young Presidents’ Organization), a not-for-profit, global network of young chief executives connected around the shared mission of becoming Better Leaders Through Education and Idea ExchangeTM.

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6 February 2013 YPO Release United States

The YPO Global Pulse Confidence Index for the United States rose a modest 1.9 points to 61.0 in the latest poll of U.S. CEOs, after two consecutive quarters of decline. The improvement was in line with a sharper global rise in business confidence, particularly in Europe and Asia.

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6 February 2013 YPO Release Asia

The YPO Global Pulse Confidence Index for Asia rallied 4.3 points in January to 64.3, marking its highest level since July 2011. The 4.3-point jump is the largest quarter-on-quarter increase in more than three years, going back to when the global economy was emerging from the recession. At 64.3, the Asia index now sits 3 points above the global composite index of 61.3, its widest lead over the global reading since mid-2011.

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6 February 2013 YPO Release Europe

According to the YPO Global Pulse survey, CEOs in the European Union are more optimistic about the economy and the short-term prospects for their organisations than at any time since July 2011 and the heightening of the euro-zone crisis.

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