Lennar International President Chris Marlin to speak at Bo’ao Forum for Asia Annual Conference

Marlin joining four panel discussions, including the Young Leaders Roundtable

BO’AO, China, March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Chris Marlin, founder and President of Lennar International, has been selected to participate in the Young Leaders Roundtable within the Bo’ao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2017.

Chris Marlin, founder and President of Lennar International

The theme for the March 23-26 event is “Globalization & Free Trade: The Asian Perspectives.”

Marlin, who has an extensive background in homebuilding, capital formation, and law, will discuss globalization’s opportunities and challenges at the Young Leaders Roundtable, themed “Community Era: Differentiation or Integration.”

“I’m honored to be invited back to the Bo’ao Forum for Asia,” Marlin said. “The forum is an excellent venue to exchange ideas and explore mutually beneficial opportunities. Lennar International aspires to be a global thought leader in real estate investment, and I’m excited to meet with other Young Leaders to discuss important economic issues affecting China and the United States.”

The four panels Marlin will be joining at Bo’ao Forum for Asia Annual Conference include:

  • “BFA CCTV Young Leaders Roundtable” (March 23, 7:45pm local time)
  • “US-China CEO Dialogue” (March 24, 7:45pm)
  • “Dialogue With Governors” (March 25, 2:15pm)
  • “Property Bubble: Will China be an Exception?” (March 26, 3:30pm)

LI Sixuan, Anchor, CCTV Business Channel will moderate the roundtable and Marlin will be joined by panelists:

  • Hao Jingfang, Fictionist, Winner of Best Novelette, 74th Hugo Awards
  • Krishan Balendra, Executive Director, John Keells Holdings PLC
  • Zou Shiming, boxing champion
  • JI Xiaohua, Founder & CEO, Guokr.com
  • Shan Shiguang, Chairman & CTO Seeta Tech. Inc.
  • Dai Wei, co-Founder & CEO, ofo
  • Alexey Chekunkov, CEO , Far East Development Fund
  • Liu Zhiguang, Vice Chairman & President, GMK Holdings Group Co., Ltd
  • Anisha Singh, CEO, MyDala
  • Benedikt Sobotka, CEO, Eurasian Resources Group
  • Johnson Choi, Director, Sunwah Group

With its first annual conference in 2001, Bo’ao Forum for Asia has become a  platform for high-level discussions among leaders of global governments, industry, business and academia.

About Chris Marlin

Chris Marlin is founder and President of Lennar International, a division of one of America’s largest homebuilders, Lennar Corporation (NYSE: LEN). Lennar International focuses on foreign direct investment in the Lennar eco-system by matching foreign capital with Lennar’s varied real estate interests in the United States, via home sales and EB-5 immigrant investor programs.

Marlin serves in an advisory role for the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition and is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization, a global network of chief executives.

A graduate of Emory University Law School, where he serves on the Alumni Board, Marlin was active in the Conflict Resolution Program at the Carter Presidential Center in Atlanta. He also served as an adjunct professor of constitutional law at his undergraduate alma mater, the University of Central Florida in Orlando, which is the second largest university in the United States.

About Lennar International

Lennar International is a division of one of America’s largest homebuilders, Lennar Corporation (NYSE: LEN). Lennar International directs foreign investment in Lennar through home sales and the United States’ EB-5 immigrant investor program and matches foreign capital with opportunities throughout the Lennar platform. Lennar has established one of the largest geographically diverse real estate portfolios in the United States, including for sale homes, for rent homes and apartments, large master planned communities, commercial and other asset classes. Lennar is recognized as an intelligent underwriter of all manner of land positions and is a prolific purchaser, and seller, of land in the United States. The Lennar brand exemplifies our guiding principles – Quality. Value. Integrity.


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