The 2nd Regional CFO Conference organized by Middle East CFO Alliance on 12th December, 2013 at Ritz Carlton was another huge success. With this event MECA has accomplished a prestigious milestone of successfully organizing four CFO Conferences within a record period of 12 months.
More than 200 CFOs and Senior Finance Executives from organizations across the region representing multiple industries attended the event. Many delegates travelled from USA, Europe, India, Pakistan and other Gulf countries. Senior partners from Big Four and representatives from IMA, ACCA, AFP, ICAI, ICAP and other professional firms also actively participated.
Surya Subramanian, the Group CFO of Emirates NBD Bank delivered the keynote speech. Other top executives from HSBC, Albatha Group, Alturki Group, and other regional and international organizations shared their insight on ‘How to Drive Corporate Performance through Finance Excellence’. A panel discussion comprising of senior CFOs, subject matter experts and partners from Big Four deliberated on how to balance the role of Finance between being a controller and business partner. The conference ended with the roll out of MECA’s CFO Mentorship Program that is set to be started from January, 2014.
Middle East CFO Alliance is now the largest and most active CFO Networking Group in Middle East with more than 5,000 members across the region. The event calendar for 2014 has already been announced that can be viewed on http://www.mecacfoalliance.com