FORTUNE magazine visits the NYSE on Monday, May 7 to celebrate the launch of the annual FORTUNE 500 list, the definitive ranking of the 500 largest corporations in the United States, ranked by revenue for the 2011 fiscal year. 400 of the Fortune 500 are NYSE-Listed companies. |
In honor of the occasion, FORTUNE's Managing Editor Andy Serwer rings The Closing BellSM, joined by Publisher Jed Hartman and Distinguished Military Veterans.
Watch the video of the ringing.
NYSE Euronext will also host an Evening with the Fortune 500, to be held in New York City on Monday, May 7 at the New York Stock Exchange. This gathering of CEOs and other leaders from America's most important companies will spotlight the most innovative and effective efforts that companies are making in job creation and as well as hiring and engaging with one of America's most valuable resources: military veterans.
Among the distinguished luminaries who we will be in attendance the evening of May 7 are former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Admiral Mike Mullen, JPMorgan Chase Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon, NYSE Euronext CEO Duncan Niederauer, incoming CEO of Johnson & Johnson Alex Gorsky, and former Continental Chairman and CEO Gordon Bethune. The evening will also include table discussions that dig into innovative and practical approaches to turning engagement with veterans into a competitive advantage.
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