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  • October 10th - 11th 2012Atlantis - The palm hotel and resorts, Dubai, UAE

    www.cfomideast.com

    AN EVENT DESIGNED BY CFOs FOR CFOs - ACTIVATING EXCELLENCE

  • This document is for promotional purposes only and shall not be considered contractually binding. The content of the event, its dates, venue, agenda or speakers may be subject to change during the course of the events preparation.

    New event format

    Overview of the forum

    Network with and learn from up to 100 of your most influential and experienced peers at the 6th Annual CFO Strategies Forum Middle East. Discover new insights and strategies and hear real-life business case studies from regional experts. In 5 previous editions we have seen more than 700 CFOs share their expertise and gain the additional knowledge and ideas needed to succeed in this challenging economic landscape.

    The two days are designed to maximise your networking opportunities and make sure you walk away with important new connections. Only the highest caliber delegates from top corporations in and around the Middle East are invited.In addition, the 5th Annual MENA CFO Awards acknowledge leading individuals and organisations from across the region. You have an opportunity to be recognised for your achievements during 2012.

    October 10th - 11th 2012Atlantis - The palm hotel and resorts

    Dubai, UAEwww.cfomideast.com

    Business Breakfast & think Tank discussions - 1 Hour

    These interactive sessions create the opportunity to explore and debate issues faced by company and finance leaders. Led by a specialist; but with substantial input and contribution from participants.

    Innovative conference paneldiscussions - 45 Minutes

    These feature influential leaders from a variety of industries discussing the most pressing current topics. Learn how you can align your strategies with business objectives from these industry experts.

    Strategic business workshops - 2 Hours

    A problem-solving environment focusing on practical case studies and interaction. Each is limited to 25 CFOs and delivered by industry experts and CFOs.

    MENA CFO of the yearAwards

    The 5th Annual MENA CFO Awards honourexcellence in finance, recognising leading individuals who are contributing to the success of their organisations in the region.

    Speakers

    Tharwat Amer

    Chief Financial Officer

    Jadwa Investment

    Danny Leinders

    Senior Client PartnerKornferry

    International

    Georges Schorderet

    Chief Operating Officer

    Almarai

    Nick Van Der Walt

    Executive Director Hult International Business School

    Ahmed El Sayed

    Group CFO Al Ghurair

    Construction Industries

    Ziad Makhzoumi

    Chief Financial Officer

    Arabtec Holding PJSC

    Tim Fox

    Head of Research & Chief Economist

    Emirates NBD

    Luciano Poli

    Chief Financial Officer

    Sarada Chemical Company

  • This document is for promotional purposes only and shall not be considered contractually binding. The content of the event, its dates, venue, agenda or speakers may be subject to change during the course of the events preparation.

    Workshops

    WORKSHOP FORMATDuration: 2 Hours

    4 training-oriented workshops per day25 CFOs per workshop

    75 Minutes To present a case study and highlight best practices

    15 Minutes Strategic networking break45 Minutes To review results of activity

    discussion + Questions and Answers

    How to successfully implement enterprise risk management

    In addition to hearing ERM best practices, you will: Learn what to do (and what not to do) when implementing ERM in your organisation Understand how to continue to overcome huge economic and political volatility in the GCC Discover how to manage risks more effectively in light of foreign exchange prices Gain insight in how you can forecast and manage risk using a variety of tools

    The role of a CFO as a strategist and planner This workshop considers: Why a CFO plays such a critical role in the strategy and planning for the growth of their business Soft skills - and how there ultimately make or break a CFOs strategy Why inspiration, engagement, collaboration, commitment and teamwork are essential to delivering results

    How to produce effective project financing As well as learning from a successful case study, you will: Understand how to raise funds through conventional and alternative sources Discover which aspects of project financing you need to prioritise Gain knowledge in how to forecast trends and make sure resources are optimally utilised

    Corporate governance for better finance governance

    This 2-hour workshop reveals: How corporate governance can be used most effectively How you can implement measures and techniques for efficient financial governance How you can ensure all governance procedures are beneficial for your organisation

    Managing and measuring liquidity: Successful cash flow management

    By understanding management, you will learn: The dos and donts of managing your companys cash flow How you can excel in cash flow management Why it is important to review your current practices and adapt them if necessary

    Business performance management: Create a framework for the long term

    During this session you will learn: From case studies of other organisations who have successfully used BPM What you should (and shouldnt do) when it comes to benchmarking your corporation Why performance metrics are crucial and how you should be using them

    What you need to know about mergers and acquisitions

    This workshop includes: Insights into the past case studies of both successful and unsuccessful M&As The various elements of M&A including valuation, exit strategy and facilitating cross border M&A Interact with experts on the trends for 2013

    Key strategies and techniques for financial restructuring

    In this workshop you will: Gain crucial knowledge in how to eliminate financial issues and improve business liquidity Hear best practices on when and how to use financial restructuring appropriately - including affordable payment plans Find out why and how you should use debt, equity and operational restructuring to benefit your company

    WorkshopLeader

    Sylvana Caloni

    FounderSC Executive

    CoachingPresident

    Women in Banking and Finance

    WorkshopLeader

    Sanjay Uppal

    Board MemberTaurus Wealth

    Advisors

    WorkshopLeader

    Craig Nethercott

    PartnerLatham & Watkins

    WorkshopLeader

    Eddie McLaughlin

    Managing Director - EMEIA

    Marsh Risk Consulting

  • This document is for promotional purposes only and shall not be considered contractually binding. The content of the event, its dates, venue, agenda or speakers may be subject to change during the course of the events preparation.

    Who will you meet?

    2020 Mobile (UAE)Absal Group (Saudi Arabia)Acision (UAE)Action International Services (UAE)ADGAS (Abu Dhabi Gas Liquefaction) (UAE)Ahli MicroFinance Company (Jordan)Ahli MicroFinance Company (Jordan)Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait (Kuwait)Cicon epoxy & steel cutting plant LLC (UAE)City Group CO. KSC (Kuwait)Cloisall (UAECristal Global (Saudi Arabia)Euro Motors (Bahrain)Exeed Premium Plaster (UAE)Falcon Group (Saudi Arabia) First Qatar Real Estate Development (Kuwait)GE Corporate (General Electric)(Saudi Arabia)Gems Education (UAE)Information And Technology Authority (Oman)Injazat Data Systems (UAE)International Petroleum Investment (UAE)Intigral (UAE)

    Finance Director Middle EastVP FinanceRegional Finance Director Chief Financial OfficerFinance ManagerChairman Chief Executive Officer General Manager FinanceChief Financial OfficerGroup Chief Financial OfficerChief Financial OfficerSenior VP FinanceAccount ManagerGroup Chief Financial OfficerExecutive Vice PresidentSenior Manager - Accounts & MISChief Financial OfficerChief Financial OfficerFinance ConsultantChief Executive Officer Chief Financial OfficerChief Financial Officer

    Past attendees

    Who will attend?

    By Region

    UAE

    Saudi Arabia

    Kuwait

    Qatar

    23%

    15%

    12%

    20%Oman

    Bahrain

    Others

    10%

    10%

    10%

    By Job Title

    Group CFO/Chief Financial Officers/Finance Directors/Senior VP - Finance CEOs/Managing Directors /General ManagersChief Economists 10%

    20%

    70%

    By Sector

    20%

    20%

    30%

    30%Public Sector

    Private Sector

    MNCs

    Government Departments

    Steering committee

    Ziad Makhzoumi

    Chief Financial Officer

    Arabtec Holding PJSC

    Umar Saleem

    Managing Director for Finance

    Depa United

    Petri Pentti

    Chief Financial Officer

    Emirates National Oil Company Ltd

    (ENOC) LLC

    Paul L Gay

    Chief Financial Officer

    Almarai Co

    John Michael Wartig

    Group Director Finance

    Al Futtaim Group

    Tharwat Amer

    Chief Financial Officer

    Jadwa Investment

    Gold Sponsors

    Strategic Media Partners

    Official Business Publication

    AssociationPartners

    Media PartnersOfficial Television Partner

  • This document is for promotional purposes only and shall not be considered contractually binding. The content of the event, its dates, venue, agenda or speakers may be subject to change during the course of the events preparation.

    For delegate enquiries, please contact

    Chris Edwards, Delegate Manager

    Tel: +971 4367 1383 - Email: [email protected]

    Why Attend? As many as 8 hours of networking with your peers from across the region

    Business breakfast with revealing think tank discussions

    Fo