6.30PM - 6.50PM: Registration, Conversations & Connections

6.50PM - 7.00PM:Welcome Note

7.00PM - 7.20PM:Inaugural Keynote
Overview of CFO's Role
Krieshan Groverr, Group CFO, Wadhawan Group

7.20PM - 8.05PM: PANEL 1
Developing Effective Financial Risk Management Strategies In A Volatile Economy
Formulating an effective financial risk management framework is critical. CFOs are actively managing market risks stemming from interest rate and currency rate fluctuations to ensure higher returns on investments. Re-thinking risk management strategies to counteract any sudden fluctuations in the local and international markets is a top priority for CFOs.
  • Identifying and mitigating the core financial risks
  • Managing credit and market risks effectively
  • Changing loan regulations - how to best manage your interest rate risks?
  • Hedging risks using financial instruments
  • Deciding the appropriate extent of risk exposure - mediating between risk-taking and long-term organizational growth
  • Evaluating your current organizational risk profile
  • Integrating risk management functions and processes for enhanced Efficiency
  • Providing a unified picture of risk for stakeholders and improving the organization’s ability to manage risks effectively
  • Speakers
    T Ramoji, CFO and Company Secretary, Manipal Health Systems
    Somaskandan P S, Corporate Finance Controller - South Asia, Thomson Reuters
    Alok Bajpai, India Head & CFO, Aditi Technologies (Moderator)

    8.05PM - 8.25PM: You and Your Wealth
    Manish Miglani, Assistant VP Marketing Wealth, HSBC

    8.25PM - 8.45PM: Challenges for a CFO amidst randomness and clutter: Perspective from global organizations
    Kaushik Guha Thakurta, Director, Resurgent India

    8.45PM - 9.20PM: PANEL 2
    Evolving role of CFOs in new era

  • Embracing the change of culture to meet the demands of changing economic conditions and the strategic requirements of top management.
  • How the role of the CFO is continuing to evolve from transaction manager into a business visionary?
  • The role of the CFO in driving business change across the organization
  • CFO – a career destination or a staging post to the role of CEO. The impact of the increasingly strategic remit of the CFO.
  • To what extent has the unique perspective and financial discipline of the CFO ensured that you are in greater demand in the company-wide strategic decision-making process?
  • What are the key challenges arising as your strategic decision making requirements increase?
  • Speakers
    Arunkumar Nath, Vice President - Finance, Lifestyle International
    Navin Bhatia, Global Finance Director, Oracle India
    Rakesh Sud, Director, Acharya Center for Management Consultancy

    9:20 PM - 9:25 PM: Lucky Draw By HSBC

    9:25 PM: Cocktails & Dinner.