2nd Annual HR Strategies in Banking & Finance

Venue: TBC

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Event Date/Time: Dec 17, 2007
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Event summary:
It is with great pleasure that Fleming Gulf brings you the “2nd Annual HR Strategies in Banking & Finance”. A three Day Conference & workshop programme, featuring regional and international leaders in the HR profession – practitioners, advisors, academics, consultants and industry experts to speak and discuss on one of the most critical subject in the current dynamic and unpredictable environment of Middle East’s Banking & Finance sector – Human Resource Strategies in Banking & Finance.

Banking & Finance sector in the Middle East is going through a roller coaster ride with developments in Islamic banking, mushrooming local banks, influx of leading global financial institutions, Mergers and Acquisitions and what not! This has raised the concerns to effectively manage, enhance and hunt for talented human assets. Being a HR professional, you know strategies to eradicate these concerns have become more of a survival need. HR professionals in the Middle East’s Banking & Finance sector need a strong leadership vision and strategies that would trickles down to effective talent management, organisational development and performance management.

This comprehensive 3-day programme will enlighten you with the power of knowledge to eliminate the hurdles you face everyday as a HR professional.

Two intensive conference days will highlight the foremost challenges confronting HR professionals and provide a platform for regional and international HR leaders to share innovative solutions through presentations, case studies, speaker panel discussion and scenario based problem solving sessions.

The post conference day will be featuring workshops where you can further examine the issues that matter to you. This one day workshop will allow you to gain in-depth knowledge and insights into the practical application of HR strategies, tools and techniques.

Three information packed days featuring speakers from MENA, Europe, Australia and Asia make this a truly ‘not to be missed’ experience for every HR professional in the industry.



Key Speakers:
Declan Ball, Global Head of Corporate Human Resources, EFG-Hermes
Zafar Aziz Osmani, Senior Executive Vice President, Global Head of Corporate Planning & Organization Development Group, Habib Bank Ltd
Carmen Jreissati, Vice President, Head of Human Resources, MENA, Credit Suisse
Alison Abu, Executive Director, Head of Human Resources, Gulf Finance House
Cornel Fourie, Head of Human Resources, National Bank of Kuwait
Dr. Fouad Mimouni, Head of Coaching and Development, National Commercial Bank
Dr. Ramakrishna Mowa, Acting Head of Group HR, Emirates Bank Group
Tim Knight, Head of Compensation & Benefits, National Bank of Abu Dhabi
Costa Papadopoulos, Human Resources Manager, Dubai Bank
Dr. Hanadi Al Hamli, Career Development Manager, Kuwait Finance House
Dr. Pauline Stanton, Associate Professor of SHRM in the Graduate School of Management, La Trobe University Australia
Jon Ingham, Author of ‘Strategic HCM: Creating Value through People’- Internationally renowned authority on performance management from the UK.



To join our exclusive 5-star speaker panel - please contact
Mithun Sundarraj – Conference Producer
Call: +971 4390 2762
Email: mithun.sundarraj@fleminggulf.com


Advisory Panel Members
Declan Ball, Global Head of Corporate Human Resources, EFG-Hermes
Waleed Ebrahim Ahmadi, Human Resource Manager, KFH
Cornel Fourie, Head of Human Resources, National Bank of Kuwait
Costa Papadopoulos, Human Resources Manager, Dubai Bank
Tim Knight, Head of Compensation and Benefits, National Bank of Abu Dhabi
Dr. Ramakrishna Mowa, Acting Head of Group HR, Emirates Bank Group




Key topics:
• Strategies to overcome Structural Transformational Challenges in Financial Institutions during Mergers & Acquisition’s.
• Leadership development and its impact on Business Performance and Staff Morale
• Strategies to identify, hire and retain high profiled talents by getting the cash right!
• Introducing and aligning an Integrated Performance Management System to Strategic Human Resource
• Making Performance Management a business performance driver than an administrative chore
• Identify and structure the key characteristics of great Organizational Development to build organizational capabilities
• Return on Investment (ROI) from through effective Human Captial Management.






Who should attend:
Senior decision makers who understand the value derived from human capital and require an in-depth knowledge of the role played by HR in strategic business management, miiddle to senior level executives and general managers who wish to play a more active or effective role in aligning HR strategy with overall business strategy, executives responsible for the design and development of HR strategies including Group HR Executives, HR Heads, directors of HR, HR Managers, Skill Pool Managers, HR Advisors & Specialists, HR Professionals responsible for Training & Development, Compensation & Benefits, Recruitment & Retention, Talent Management, Organisational Development, Performance Management and HR Generalists at every level.

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