Date/Time: 14th April 2016, 9.30am - 12.30pm
Fee: Tharawat members - free
* for family members and board members of family businesses only
We were delighted to announce the 4th annual forum on "Successful Family Business Boards".
BUSINESS UNDER PRESSURE - THE ROLE OF THE BOARD IN TIMES OF VOLATILITY
In times when companies are experiencing the effects of internal or external volatility and uncertainty, the attention is often turned to the Board of Directors. Be it as emergency leadership body, solution provider, or strategic guide, the role of the Board in times of pressure cannot be underestimated.
With renowned family business owners, board members, and experts this session seeked to understand the importance of the Board in such moments, its overall role in emergency situations, and what it takes to create an institution that responds in times of need.
Session 1 - Understanding volatility and its impact on corporate governance
Scenario Planning - The Business Environment in the Middle East - Understanding the factors
Dr. Hischam El Agamy, Founder of the Tharawat Family Business Forum and Chairman of Target Developments in Switzerland.
Session 2 - Leadership Insights
Board Leadership in Challenging Times - Dos and Don'ts
Mr. Iyad Malas, Partner at Gateway Partners.
Ms. Patricia Ghany, CFO at Esau Oilfield Supplies Co. Ltd., Trinidad&Tobago.
Session 3 - Boards Managing Volatility
Risk Management as a key tool for success
Mr. Abdallah Obeikan, CEO of Obeikan Investment Group, KSA.
Mr. Tamer Said Ali, Deputy Chief Internal Auditor of the Obeikan Investment Group and responsible for its Risk Management team.