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Company Secretary Forum

Repositioning Company Secretaries as Corporate Governance Champions to Ensure Sustainability and Transparency

15-16 Sep 2014
Media Rotana Dubai Hotel,, United Arab Emirates

Conference Workshop

Continuous Board Training and Evaluation

Best Support the Board Through Board Training and Evaluation

Workshop Moderator: David Buckle

Company: Partner, DMB Law, UK

Why You Should Attend

Company Secretary Forum

The company secretaries today face different challenges compared to the yesteryears. Becoming a company secretary can be a richly, rewarding experience, but nevertheless it is not an easy journey. This new conference program comprises of a selected contemporary and important topic for company secretaries such as Board of Director’s Assessment , Continuous Board Training, Board Induction and as well as Governance, Risk and Compliance. It is designed to enhance your knowledge and equip you with the skills to be a great advocator of corporate governance and integrity.

Featuring interactive sessions such as panel of discussion, boardroom role play and half day workshop, join us in this two-day 2nd Annual Company Secretary Forum to support you in growing your role as the company secretary. One needs to consider the many ways in which their pivotal role can best support their board and understand how crucial this relationship is for delivering and executing good governance and compliance!

Key Topics

  • How to walk the balance between professionalism and performance with the Institute of Directors
  • Conducting board of director’s assessment with ICSA Gulf to create a 350 degree evaluation
  • Advocating strong corporate governance through Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company principles and policies
  • Strengthening compliance through the ways and methods of Datamatics Global Services
  • Exploring the relationship between the board and company secretary through boardroom role play conducted by HSBC Middle East
  • Previous Attendees Include

    Aluminium Bahrain; Bahrain Flour Mills Company; Bahrain National Holding; Esterad Investment Company; Gulf International Bank; Huawei Technologies Bahrain; Ithmaar Bank B.S.C.; KPMG Bahrain; KPMG Fakhro; Standard Chartered Bank-Bahrain; Tharawat Investment House; British American Tobacco; Jarir Bookstore; A.A. Bin Hindi B.S.C. (c); Alubaf Arab International Bank; Gulf Hotel-Bahrain; Seef Properties; Seera Investment Bank B.S.C. (c); International Finance Co.; Niger Delta Power Holding Company; ACWA Power Barka; Oman Investment Fund - OIF; Oman Telecommunication Company(S.A.O.G); Rural Areas Electricity Company SAOC; United Bank Limited; Quds Bank; Qatar Insurance Company

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    Practical Insights From

    John Tothill
    Company Secretary
    HSBC Middle East, UAE

    Prof. Collin Coulson-Thomas
    Director-General for India, UK and Europe Operations
    Institute of Directors, UK

    Divya Kumat
    VP – Legal and Company Secretary
    Datamatics Global Services Ltd, India

    Ahmed A. Qudoos Ahmed
    Corporate Secretary
    Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait, Bahrain

    Yaman Samman
    Company Secretary & Legal Counsel
    Oman Oil Company Exploration and Production, Oman

    Saud Al Mazrooei
    Board Secretary
    Omantel, Oman

    Rima Hadid
    Board Secretary and Senior Manager of Legal Affairs
    Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company

    Vijay Ojha
    Company Secretary
    Sharaf Group, UAE

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    Voice of Our Customers
    • "Event was very well organised with professional and confident speakers. Topics were very relevant and practical for everyone in the role of board or company secretary" Esterad Investment Company
    • "My first company secretary conference and I found all the topics relevant and interesting" Bahrain National Holdings
    • "Well organised with good selection of speakers and chairman" Bahrain Airport Company
    • "Great organisation. Great chairperson and interesting speakers on board" National Bank of Oman
    • "Well organised with good selection of speakers and chairman" Bahrain Airport Company
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    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Sharon Chew

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