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Former World Bank president in conversation in Aspen

Staff report
The Aspen Times
Aspen, CO, Colorado

ASPEN – Former World Bank President Robert Zoellick will join The Brookings Institution President Strobe Talbott for a conversation from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Friday at Paepcke Auditorium on the Aspen Institute’s Aspen Meadows campus.

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Zoellick became the 11th president of the World Bank Group, which works with 187 member countries, on July 1, 2007. Prior to joining the bank, Zoellick served as a vice chairman of the Goldman Sachs Group and managing director and chairman of Goldman Sachs’ board of international advisers in 2006 and 2007. In 2005 and 2006, Zoellick served as the deputy secretary of the U.S. State Department. He was the department’s chief operating officer and policy alternate for the secretary of state in addition to having led policy responsibility in a number of areas. From 2001 to January 2005, Zoellick served in the U.S. Cabinet as the 13th U.S. trade representative.