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4th Annual Board of Directors

Embracing board diversity to increase firm value and remain at the peak of governance

1-2 Feb 2016
The Address Dubai Marina, United Arab Emirates

Why You Should Attend

4th Annual Board of Directors

You are a board member who wants to make a difference, who wants your board to play a key role in driving your company’s success.

With all the current changes in the region’s economy, do you and your board of directors share the same vision align to your company’s purpose and core business area? Is your line-up of directors in your team strong enough to win in this corporate battleground? The increased pressure in exercising your duties has highlighted the importance of having diversity of skills and experience in your boardroom.

Changes in the regulatory environment have ringed the urgency bell for board of directors to take a bigger bite of the corporate governance pie. The boardroom is aware of the importance of proactive approach to adopting good corporate governance, but how many is doing it right?

Join us at the 4th Annual Board of Directors Conference, 23rd – 24th November 2015 in Dubai, UAE that will cover themes on the Boards of Every Business, Diversifying your Boardroom, Board Leadership, Board Governance and a feature focus on Family-Owned Business.  These key themes will be delivered through interactive sessions such as Ted-Talk session, roundtable discussions, panel discussion and case studies. This conference has been strategically created to bring together peer board members and prominent chairs within the region and around the globe to explore successes and failures, strategies and processes that make boards the driving force of the company’s success. Do not miss the opportunity to network with fellow peers and learn from our esteemed line-up of speakers from globally 


Key Topics

  • Building the BOD Dashboard: Infusing the Most Compatible Chemistry of Talents to Create Optimum Board
  • Performance Diversifying Your Board with International Candidated to Compete in International Markets and Globalisation Pressures
  • Staying in Power: Addressing Succession Planning Issues to Eliminate Major Threat for Business Continuity with Minimal Disruption
  • Board Evaluation: 'Quis custodeit ipsos custodes
  • Shifting the Corporate Social Responsibility Ownership into the Boardroom for a Sustainable Resilent Business

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    Practical Insights From

    Jan Bladen
    Former Program Lead and Executive Advisor to the Board of Directors
    Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), UAE

    Hisham Al Gurg
    The Private Office of Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum, UAE

    Dr Ashraf Gamal
    Hawkamah Institute of Corporate Governance, UAE

    Clare Woodcraft
    Emirates Foundation, UAE

    Waqar Siddique
    Board Director
    Abraaj Group, UAE

    Osman A. Ibrahim
    Group President & CEO
    Rawabi Holding, KSA

    Lubna Qassim
    Group General Counsel & Company Secretary
    Emirates NBD, UAE

    Fadi Hammadeh
    Group General Counsel
    Al Futtaim Group, UAE

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    Voice of Our Customers
    • "You did well in providing a line-up of high expert speakers and industry leaders" - Royal Jordanian Airlines, Jordan
    • "Experience and high profile speakers" - Abunayyan Group, Saudi Arabia
    • "The Conference is very good and useful for us" - Oman Electricity
    • "Case studies and think-tanks were well conducted" - Daresalaam Water and Sewerage Authority
    • "Interactive roundtable discussions" - Oman Airports Management Company
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    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Miss Bernardine Michael - Marketing Director (Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa)

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