Gulf Bank lead sponsor of the Euromoney Kuwait Conference

KUWAIT: Gulf Bank announces that it will be the lead sponsor of the upcoming 8th Euromoney Kuwait Conference. The Conference will be held on 27 September 2016 at the JW Marriott Hotel in Kuwait City. Under the theme of “Meeting the Challenge of Financial Innovation and Reform”, this year’s conference will address challenges and opportunities facing the Kuwaiti economy in an era of global uncertainties.

The conference will open with keynote addresses from the Minister of Finance – HE Anas Al-Saleh; Governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait – HE Dr Mohammed Al-Hashel; Chairman of the Capital Markets Authority, HE Dr Nayaf Al Hajraf; and Director General of the Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority – HE Sheikh Meshaal Jaber Al Sabah. In the first session Mr Omar Kutayba Alghanim, Chairman Gulf Bank and CEO of Alghanim Industries, will be interviewed about challenges and opportunities in the Middle East banking sector and the future of both consumer and corporate banking.

Gulf Bank will also be participating in the “Innovation, Digitalization, and the Future of Kuwaiti Business, Finance, and Governance. The Bank will be represented by Assistant General Manager for Investments, Mr Tareq Al-Saleh. The annual Euromoney conference provides Gulf Bank an unparalleled platform to discuss Kuwait’s fiscal, monetary and economic diversification strategy.

The participation of Kuwait’s leading financial professionals, along with the participation of regional and global experts, will provide in-depth insights into digitalization, innovation and the future of Kuwaiti business, finance and governance. There is also a strong underlying theme in the program which aims to explore the role of Kuwait in the international financial system. 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.

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