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Four Visionary Business Leaders Chosen for October 5 Worth Power 100 Summit

NEW YORK, September 16, 2015 – The Worth Group has selected a slate of diverse, high-powered speakers from the worlds of business, finance and entertainment for its upcoming Worth Power 100 Summit, an invitation-only gathering for 75 to 100 members of Worth’s Leading Wealth Advisors Program, on October 5 in Greenwich, Conn.

The esteemed collection of individuals chosen to address Worth’s Leading Wealth Advisors includes: David M. Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer of The Carlyle Group, a global alternative asset manager; Tony Robbins, best-selling author, entrepreneur, philanthropist and world-renowned life-and-business strategist; Omar Johnson, Chief Marketing Officer at Beats Electronics, a leading entertainment brand founded in 2006 and now a division of Apple; and Elliot Weissbluth, Chief Executive Officer of HighTower, an industry-leading financial services firm that blends objective, independent wealth management advice with innovative technology.

“Our speakers are accomplished executives and business leaders who have not only built successful enterprises, but also significantly transformed their respective industries,” said Worth Group Editor in Chief and Chief Content Officer Richard Bradley. “We are honored that they have agreed to share their advice and insights in an intimate and interactive forum with members of the Worth Group community at our 4th annual Power 100 Summit.”

Held four times per year, Worth Summits are among the premier educational, networking and social events in the global finance industry. Invitations to Worth Summits are extended to members of the Worth Leading Wealth Advisors Program, which is an innovative marketing platform that provides Worth magazine readers with valuable insight from accomplished practitioners in the fields of investment management, insurance, accounting and law. Advisors in these fields constitute a significant portion of Worth magazine’s readership, and those who participate in the Leading Wealth Advisors Program are highlighted on Worth Group’s digital and print platforms and contribute to the company’s revenue base.

A highlight of the 2015 Power 100 Summit will be the unveiling of the annual Worth Power 100 list, the authoritative ranking of the most powerful people in global finance. Three of the four speakers—David M. Rubenstein, Tony Robbins and Elliot Weissbluth—have been named as members of the upcoming 2015 Worth Power 100.

“This is an exciting time to work in the financial services industry,” Weissbluth said. “I am proud of what we are doing to disrupt the status quo and could not be more honored to be included among this group of dynamic thinkers and leaders.”

Following the success of his No. 1 New York Times bestselling book: “Money Master the Game—7 Simple Steps to Financial Freedom,” Tony Robbins has become one of the most visible advocates for financial reform, pressing for tougher fiduciary standards on 401(k) accounts and other measures to safeguard investor savings.

“I look forward to speaking at the Worth Power 100 Summit,” Robbins said. “It’s a great honor to be named one of Worth’s most powerful people in global finance, and I’m thankful to have another opportunity to share the insights that I’ve gleaned through my work with some of the most successful figures in the financial industry.”

First released in 2010, the Worth Power 100 encompasses a diverse mix of boldface names and lesser-known figures who, nonetheless, hold tremendous power in the global financial marketplace. Last year, Worth magazine gave its No. 1 spot to U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara, who had a then near-perfect record prosecuting insider-trading cases and winning billions in settlements. Other top-ranking figures from the 2014 Power 100 included: Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, President Barack Obama, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Morgan Stanley Chairman and Chief Executive Officer James Gorman.

The Worth Power 100 is expansive and globally minded, with honorees representing six continents and 20 countries. Worth Group editors spend roughly a year scrutinizing previous lists and scouring the globe to determine the 100 most influential financial figures.

The Worth Power 100 Summit, held at the Greenwich Country Club in Greenwich, Conn., is sponsored by a variety of world-class brands, including: AIG, Audemars Piguet, Christophe Harbour, EisnerAmper, Graff Diamonds, HighTower, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Kalamazoo, Nashville Convention and Visitors Corporation, NetJets, Passavant and Lee, Peninsula Hotels, Red Five Security, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, Uniworld, William Grant & Sons and Windstar Cruises.

For more information about the Worth Power 100, please contact Terri Kayden at 973-850-7310 or tkayden@jcprinc.com.

About Worth Group

Worth, a 23-year-old brand initially launched by Fidelity, has had over $120 million invested in it since inception. Now owned by Worth Group, LLC, Worth magazine, its printed product, was re-launched in 2008 and is targeted specifically to an audience of sophisticated readers composed of consumers (B2C) and wealth advisors (B2B).

The publication is distributed to a BPA-audited audience of 125,000, which includes 120,000 affluent households and individuals and 5,000+ select wealth advisory firms. Worth magazine’s consumer distribution channels include: subscriptions mailed directly to affluent households in 11 U.S. major metropolitan areas; select newsstands where it is sold for $18.95 per issue; a network of 250 FBOs, where the magazine is distributed via proprietary newsstands; and select partners, such as Peninsula Hotels, where the magazine is featured.

Worth Group holds select educational and social networking events for its consumers and wealth advisors throughout the country. Committed to excellence, Worth Group strives to continue to be the place where sophisticated consumers come for trusted information that is relevant to their lives. Formed in May 2015, the company is owned and operated by a group of investors, who include Chairman Kirk Posmantur, Chief Executive Officer Eric Sinoway and visionary media executive Adam Sandow.