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Boeing Distinguished Guest Lecture Series

Hosted each year by the Boeing Institute for International Business, the Boeing Distinguished Guest Lecture Series brings leaders from around the world to the Chaifetz School of Business to share perspectives on international business with students, the region's business leaders and the community.

2019 Boeing Distinguished Guest Lecture

"Hungary: Your Bridge to Business"

presented by

His Excellency Dr. László Szabó,
Hungarian Ambassador to the United States

Thursday, January 24 - 5:30 p.m. 

Anheuser Busch Auditorium

Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business

3674 Lindell Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108 


About the Event

The Boeing Institute of International Business invites you and your guests to the annual Boeing Distinguished Guest Lecture taking place on Thursday, January 24 at 5:30 p.m in the Anheuser-Busch Auditorium of the Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business at Saint Louis University. A reception to honor the Ambassador will immediately follow in the Shanahan Atrium.

Complimentary parking is available for the event in the University's Laclede Parking Garage. To view a parking map click here. Please register at the link above. If you have any questions, please email Mary Porter at

A special thank you to The Boeing Company for sponsoring this event.

About the Speaker

Dr. Laszlo SzaboDr. László Szabó was appointed Ambassador of Hungary to the United States in July 2017. Prior to his arrival in the United States, Ambassador Szabó served as Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Hungary from 2014 to 2017. His work at the Foreign Ministry followed a long and distinguished career in the pharmaceutical industry, namely as Vice President of Eli Lilly, a Fortune 500 company based in Indianapolis. Ambassador Szabó also served as CEO of TEVA Hungary from 2010 to 2014.

In 1990, Ambassador Szabó graduated from Debrecen Medical University, Hungary with a doctorate in medicine. He is married and has three daughters.