UAE Top Directors to Gather at the Board of Directors 2013, Dubai

Transform into agile and proactive ‘boardroom guardians’ in promoting professional directorship and raising level of board effectiveness.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, September 21, 2013 --( Following the success of Board of Directors 2012, marcus evans has just launched its Board of Directors 2013 conference in Dubai, UAE on November 26-27, 2013 for the third time around. Previous attendees include, Honorary Chairman – Al Fahim Group, Founding Executive Director, GCC Board of Directors Institute, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Crescent Group of Companies, Board of Director and Chief Executive Officer, Dragon Oil, Group President, Al Majdouie Group, Vice President of Finance and Board Secretary – Saudi Real Estate Company and many more.

As Badr Jafar, President of Crescent Group who will be speaking on “Wheel of Governance: Evaluating Evolution of Corporate Governance for Stronger Board Governance Practices” said, it is always important to bring together business leaders in a knowledge-sharing environment, to address the importance of better corporate governance for the preservation and creation of value businesses across our Region, safeguarding economic prosperity and in-turn spurring job creation.

This year’s conference will focus on themes such as board’s degree of progress, breaking the glass ceiling: introducing women in the boardroom, board effectiveness in board structures and performance, board’s role in business continuity, board risk realities, board meeting dynamics, and boardroom e-evolution in a boardroom. All of which will lead your organisation’s board to long term sustainability and success.

This event aims to improve and streamline key boardroom processes in highlighting board performance improvement opportunities, strengthen your board performance through world class board performance tips in enhancing board’s effectiveness and dynamics, adopt new value added developments and tools to boost board of directors’ competencies and skills, create a regional network of board members by providing a venue for networking and experience exchange, capitalise on actionable insights and recommendations for effective boardroom management and sharpen board members capabilities.

Confirmed speakers at the event include Osama Hamza Al Rahma, Board of Director of Al Fardan Group, Osman Sultan, Chief Executive Officer of Du, Ziad Makhzoumi, Chief Executive Officer of Fakih IVF, Sabah Almoayyed, Board Member and General Manager of Eskan Bank, Ahmed Rashid Al Arbeed, Board of Director of Danagas, H.E. Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, Chairman of Talal Abu Ghazaleh Group, Kabir Mulchandani, Chief Executive Officer of SKAI Holdings, Clare Woodcraft, Chief Executive Officer of Emirates Foundation, Naser Salmeen, Board Advisor of Rak Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Tom Nauwelaerts, Managing Director of Al Futtaim Logistics, Mustafa Vazayil, Managing Director of Gargash Insurance, Nathalie Potvin, Executive Director of GCC Board Directors Institute, Leonardo Peklar, Chief Executive Officer of Hawkamah, Tim Fox, Chief Economist and Head of Research of Emirates NBD and H.E. Mohammed A.J Al Fahim, Honourary Chairman of Al Fahim Group.
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Sharon Chew