Gulf Bank lead spon­sor of Euromoney Kuwait 2017 Al­ghanim to be a key­note speaker

Kuwait Times - - BUSINESS -

Build­ing on its com­mit­ment to sup­port­ing the econ­omy and devel­op­ment of Kuwait, Gulf Bank is pleased to an­nounce its lead spon­sor­ship of Euromoney Kuwait Con­fer­ence for the 7th con­sec­u­tive year. The con­fer­ence will be held on 26 Septem­ber 2017 at the JW Mar­riott ho­tel, in part­ner­ship with the Min­istry of Fi­nance.

This year’s con­fer­ence will ad­dress the New Kuwait 2035 strat­egy, and the changes it will bring about to the Kuwait econ­omy and the na­tion un­der the theme of ‘New Kuwait - Fi­nan­cial Chal­lenge or Fi­nanc­ing Op­por­tu­nity?’ The main panel dis­cus­sions are or­ga­nized around four key themes: Kuwaiti Banks; Macro Eco­nomic Out­look; Cap­i­tal Mar­kets (Eq­uity and Debt); and Fi­nan­cial Ser­vices.

Con­firmed speak­ers for this 9th edition of the con­fer­ence in­cludes Anas Al-Saleh, Deputy Prime Min­is­ter, Min­is­ter of Fi­nance and Dr. Mo­ham­mad Yousef Al-Hashel, Gov­er­nor, Cen­tral Bank of Kuwait, in ad­di­tion to sev­eral other se­nior pol­icy-mak­ers, fi­nanciers and in­vestors.

Omar Ku­tayba Al­ghanim, Gulf Bank Chair­man and CEO of Al­ghanim In­dus­tries, will par­tic­i­pate as key­note speaker in the first in­ter­view ses­sion with Kuwaiti Banks. Al­ghanim will dis­cuss the New Kuwait plan and the role that fi­nan­cial ser­vices in­dus­try plays in ex­e­cut­ing the plan.

The Bank will also be par­tic­i­pat­ing in the Fi­nan­cial Ser­vices panel in the af­ter­noon and will be rep­re­sented by Tareq AlSaleh, As­sis­tant Gen­eral Man­ager of In­vest­ments at Gulf Bank.

Gulf Bank’s on­go­ing par­tic­i­pa­tion and spon­sor­ship of the Euromoney con­fer­ence stems from its ded­i­ca­tion and com­mit­ment to sup­port­ing the devel­op­ment of Kuwait, by contributing its rich ex­per­tise and in depth knowl­edge of the Kuwaiti mar­ket and high­light­ing the po­ten­tial op­por­tu­ni­ties that lie ahead.

The Euromoney Con­fer­ence is the world’s lead­ing or­ga­nizer of con­fer­ences for cross-bor­der in­vest­ment and cap­i­tal mar­kets for portfolio and di­rect in­vestors, fi­nan­cial in­ter­me­di­aries, cor­po­ra­tions, gov­ern­ments, banks and fi­nan­cial in­sti­tu­tions. The an­nual Euromoney con­fer­ence pro­vides Gulf Bank an un­par­al­leled plat­form to dis­cuss Kuwait’s fis­cal, mon­e­tary and eco­nomic di­ver­si­fi­ca­tion strat­egy.

Omar Ku­tayba Al­ghanim

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