CFO Senate

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This is an international rendezvous for CFOs to meet and discuss vital topics concerning CFOs, such as corporate governance, CFO’s transition to CEO, and balancing the CFO’s multiple roles. This is a conference that will shape and shake the CFOs platform, and a not to be missed conference for all CFOs.

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CFO Senate

  1. 1. 1 2-3 March 2011 / Crowne Plaza Hotel , Kuala Lumpur CFO SENATE Striking balance of CFO’s roles as a business generator and compliance officer Armouring and equipping CFOs for the next level Gaining insights on successor grooming from CEO’s point of view Strategising corporate governance reformation after Global Financial Crisis 09 Capitalising on wealth concentration in Asia for business growth and expansion Developing creative talent management and recruitment strategies Keeping updated with key trends and latest concepts in finance profession KEY BENEFITS Naveen Agarwal CFO - Asia Pacific & India Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Singapore Robin Ong CFO UBS Ag, Singapore Jayasheel Bhansali Regional CFO at Consumer Banking Standard Chartered, Singapore Wayne Spittle CEO Asia Pacific Philips, Singapore Federica Conci CFO AstraZeneca, Philippines Julian Starr CFO of Asia and International HQ Paypal, Singapore Anand Gupta CFO ABB, India Ravi Prakash CFO Coca-cola Bottlers, Malaysia & Singapore Kenny Thai CFO DHL Supply Chain, Malaysia Chintai Desai CFO - Healthcare Services (Asia-Pacific) GE, Singapore Chari TVT CFO Celcom Axiata, Malaysia Devesh Nayel CFO British Telecom, India Sanjay Uppal CEO Straits Bridge Advisors Pte Ltd, Singapore Christina Foo Vice President Malaysian Institute of Accountants The recent subprime mortgage crisis has put the U.S. economy into the worst recession ever since the Great Depression 1930, and this led to a plunge in the economic worldwide. Though the Asian region was less affected, this meltdown served as a lesson to all CFOs to place highest priority on corporate governance best practices and reformation. CFO now is expected to be business partner and value creator of the organisation, and those who refuse to catch up will be left out. Aspiring CFOs also aim to step up to the CEO’s position. Do they, however, have what it takes to reach to the top? This is an international rendezvous for CFOs to meet and discuss vital topics concerning CFOs, such as corporate governance, CFO’s transition to CEO, and balancing the CFO’s multiple roles. This is a conference that will shape and shake the CFOs platform, and a not to be missed conference for all CFOs. “82% of CFOs agreed that improving financial visibility is the top priority. However, 71% of CFOs also reported an inability to model financial information contained in different database to see patterns, hence impeding the required level of visibility.” - Oracle Global CFO Study2010 FEATURING CASE STUDIES FROM INDUSTRY LEADERS : WHY YOU CAN NOT MISS THIS EVENT Follow us on Book and Pay by 30 Nov 2010 - USD 1295, save USD 500 per delegate Media Partner Association Partner
  2. 2. 2 0830 Registration & coffee 0845 Welcoming address from the chair 0900 Session One Moving towards the new decade: The evolution of finance • Latest trends and happenings in the financial world for the start of newdecade • The changing role of finance in companies of new era • Asia as the next economy powerhouse – what to expect and how to react Anand Gupta VP of Corporate Finance ABB, India 0945 Session Two Exploring corporate governance best practices in emerging countries • Exploring how new companies carry out corporate governance in emerging countries • Analysing the corporate governance customs in the emerging countries • Western vs Eastern corporate governance: an integration of both world 1030 Morning refreshment 1100 Session Three Once bitten, twice shy: Corporate governance reformation post Global Financial Crisis • Introduction of new legislation, disclosure enhancements, and other regulatory reforms after GFC • Understanding the compensation structures of executives and the relationship between these structures and company risk. • Cultivating corporate governance ownership at all levels Chari TVT CFO Celcom Axiata, Malaysia Corporate governance has risen to be the priority of CFOs since global financial crisis, as commented by Jeff Obermayer. But in reality, how much has it been reformed, and how practical are these reformation? What are the areas that CFOs are looking into for better control? What are the examples of corporate governance best practices? Panelists: Sanjay Uppal CEO Straits Bridge Advisors,Singapore Federica Conci CFO AstraZeneca, Philippines Jayasheel Bhansali Regional CFO at Consumer Banking Standard Chartered, Singapore 1230 Networking luncheon 1400 Session Four The quest of Solomon’s mine: Seeking for wealth opportunities in Asia • Analysing on the next economic trends and movements in Asia • Recognising where golden opportunities lie in Asia • Being the value creating CFO by being the effective opportunist Panelists: Naveen Agarwal CFO - Asia Pacific & India Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Singapore Robin Ong CFO UBS Ag, Singapore Ravi Prakash CFO Coca-cola Bottlers, Malaysia & Singapore 1515 Afternoon refreshment 1545 Session Five A business partner and compliance officer: Striking balance between the dual roles • Finding the equilibrium point in carrying out the dual roles • Exploring the best practices in assessing business risks • Short term profit vs long term sustainability – assessing business opportunities Julian Starr CFO of Asia & International HQ Paypal, Singapore CFO’s roles have become more and more challenging over time, with their functions evolving from account managing in the organisation to business generating. Extending the view from Julian Starr, how do other CFOs manage their increasingly demanding roles? With their dual roles as business partner and compliance officer, can corporate governance be maintained? Panelists: Chintan Desai CFO Healthcare Service (AP) GE , Singapore Sanjay Uppal CEO Straits Bridge Advisors, Singapore Kenny Thai CFO DHL Supply Chain, Malaysia 1700 Session Six The emerging trend: Green accounting • Green accounting trend across Asia – where we are and where we will be • Exploring the concept of Green accounting and its usage • Cost-benefit analysis of Green accounting Christina Foo Vice President Malaysian Institute of Accountants 1745 End of Day One Day 1 Wednesday 2 March 2011 Register Now T: +603 2711 0701 F: +603 2711 0703 E: dillony@trueventus.com Book and Pay by 30 Nov 2010 - USD 1295, save USD 500 per delegate WHO SHOULD ATTEND • CFO • VP Finance • Controller • EVP/SVP/VP • Director Finance • Treasurer • Financial Manager • President/CEO/Chair/COO • Director/Manager - non-finance • Sales/Marketing/Consulting
  3. 3. 3 Day 2 Thursday 3 March 2011 Register Now T: +603 2711 0701 F: +603 2711 0703 E: dillony@trueventus.com Book and Pay by 30 Nov 2010 - USD 1295, save USD 500 per delegate 0830 Registration & coffee 0845 Welcoming address from the chair 0900 Session One How has the financial landscape changed after Global Financial Crisis 09? • Asia outlook: are we as affected by GFC as the West? • The impact of GFC on companies and how they operate • Double dip: is it just a myth? Panelists: Ravi Prakash CFO Coca Cola Bottlers, Malaysia & Singapore Jayasheel Bhansali Regional CFO at Consumer Banking Standard Chartered, Singapore Jeff Obermayer SVP & CFO Johnson Electric, Hong Kong 0945 Session Two Being the value-integrator: Managing the sudden surge of expectations for CFO • Maneuvering rising expectations for CFO in the fast pace era • Being flexible and breaking down the old school CFO rules • CFO as the leader who drives changes in company Devesh Nayel CFO British Telecom, India 1030 Morning refreshment 1100 Session Three The CEO in making: Equipping yourself for stepping up to the next level • What is often lack in CEO-to-be CFO • Developing qualities in preparing for the CEO role • Changing mindset – looking through the eyes of CEO Naveen Agarwal CFO - Asia Pacific & India Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Singapore CFO is often seen as the right hand man for CEO – naturally, many CFOs have aspired to step up to the CEOs position. Naveen Agarwal from Merill Lynch has shared with us what it takes to be a CEO. Now, getting the CEO of Philips, Singapore involved, the panelists will look further and critically into ways where CFOs can develop and prepare themselves for the next level. Panelists: Wayne Spittle CEO Asia Pacific Philips, Singapore Chintan Desai CFO- Healthcare Service (AP) GE , Singapore Julian Starr CFO of Asia and International HQ Paypal, Singapore 1230 Networking luncheon 1400 Session Four Changing requirements for recruitment and development in align with shift in CFO roles • Building the right team to ensure the right working dynamics • Recruiting new decade finance personnel as the change agent for the company • Creating the right working environment for staff retention • Ask not what they can contribute- but what you can offer too Federica Conci CFO AstraZeneca, Philippines Human resource management remains as one of the top issues for most professions – CFOs not excluded. Especially in meeting the increasing expectations from CFOs, it is important to recruit the right people, to provide the appropriate training and to retain them. Perhaps CFOs should think out of the box and be creative – Why not exploring some of the latest concepts in HR? Panelists: Robin Ong CFO UBS, Singapore Kenny Thai CFO DHL Supply Chain, Malaysia Anand Gupta VP of Corporate Finance ABB, India 1515 Afternoon refreshment 1545 Session Five Been there, done that: Successor grooming from CEO’s point of view • Being the CEO – do you have what it takes? • True account of CEO who has risen from CFO • What does a CEO look for in choosing a successor material? Wayne Spittle CEO Asia Pacific Philips, Singapore 1630 Session Six Corporate game -separated into groups, speakers and delegates will be playing a corporate game which will require the use of financial knowledge, strategies and business acumen. The player with the highest amount of points earned will be given a prize. 1730 End of conference
  4. 4. 4Book and Pay by 30 Nov 2010 - USD 1295, save USD 500 per delegate Association Partners Media Partners Seeking Alpha company Seeking Alpha (www.seekingalpha.com) is the premier financial website for actionable stock market opinion and analysis. Handpicked from the world’s top blogs, money managers, financial experts and investment newsletters, Seeking Alpha publishes more than 250 articles daily. Seeking Alpha gives a voice to over 3000 contributors, providing access to the nation’s most savvy and inquisitive investors. The award-winning site is the only free, online source for over 3,000 companies’ quarterly earnings call transcripts including all of the Russell 3000 Index. Seeking Alpha has 40 million page views each month and combined with their distribution partners (Yahoo Finance, Google Finance, Reuters, Bnet, Etrade and others) has a total reach of 50 million unique monthly readers. Seeking Alpha was named the Most InformativeWebsite by Kiplinger’s Magazine and received Forbes Magazine’s‘Best of the Web’Award. Japan Association for CFOs Since its inception in October 2000, the Japan Association for CFOs (JACFO) has been engaged in assisting business executives in the field of management, accounting and finance in their professional development and career advancement process as well as supporting the improvement in financial performance of companies through providing a variety of management approaches and technologies. JACFO is the only association in Japan that is officially admitted as a member of the International Group of Treasury Associations (IGTA) and the InternationalAssociationofFinancialExecutivesInstitutes(IAFEI).JACFOhasalsoformedanalliancewiththeAssociationforFinancialProfessionals (AFP) of the United States. With all of these affiliations in place, JACFO provides Japanese corporate treasury and finance professionals with the global networking opportunities. ASSET Engaging financial decision makers in Asia“the best and most prestigious financial magazine.”RAHMAT WALUYANTO Ministry of Finance, Republic of Indonesia The Asset is the leading finance publication for Asian corporates and global investors active in the region, noted for our analysis and insight into how leading companies raise and manage their capital, as well as reviewing the buying behaviour of global investors.The Asset is part of Asset Publishing and Research Ltd. who also publish www.TheAsset.com and The Asset Newsletters. LPPI organizes training and education for banking industry in alignment with the concept of professional development program. A new era emerged when LPPI aims to meet international standard, with the motto‘Your partner in future development’, and complemented with services such as: • Leadership and Managerial course • Competency course • Certification course • Research, Consultancy and Assessment center In addition, LPPI also conducts distance learning program. Moreover, in order to accommodate the growth of Islamic banks, LPPI also has a Directorate for Islamic Banking. PRIVATEBANKING.COManditsFINANCELOUNGEbusinessnetworkisthefinancial-industry’sleadingonlinebusinessdevelopmentandnetworking platform focused on Wealth Management. We provide effective marketing services and tools designed to achieve high brand recognition, broad visibility and reach to your products and services. Sign up for your complimentary membership with the FINANCE LOUNGE and gain access to business insights and new connections across the globe: http://www.privatebanking.com/ Register Now T: +603 2711 0701 F: +603 2711 0703 E: dillony@trueventus.com
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