STC International CEO to make keynote on new telecom industry developments at Dubai conference
- United Arab Emirates: Tuesday, May 01 - 2012 at 15:49
- PRESS RELEASE
Ghassan Hasbani, CEO, STC International, will make a visionary keynote speech on new developments in the telecom industry at the opening of the 6th annual TMT Finance and Investment Middle East Conference in Dubai on May 2.
The opening keynote speech, titled "Investing in transforming industries - harnessing the next wave of opportunities" takes place from 9.10- 9.30am and precedes a series of leadership panel discussions on Global Telecom Leadership, Financing, M&A and Investment.
"The industry is undergoing transformational changes which are coinciding with an economic crisis," said Mr Hasbani. "The keynote will reveal how the industry can emerge from this situation and continue creating value to all stakeholders."
The TMT Finance & Investment Middle East Conference provides a unique knowledge sharing and networking platform for international leaders from the telecom and finance community and has gained a reputation or thought leadership. Over 50 speakers and 300 delegates are expected to participate in the event this year.
Other speakers represented at the conference this year include Ahmad Abdul Karim Julfar, Group CEO, Etisalat; Jameel Abdullah Al Molhem, CEO, STC KSA ; Kaj Relander, Chief Investment Officer, Emirates Investment Authority; Jeremy Sell, Group Chief Strategy Officer, Qtel; Simon Holden, Global Head of Telecoms, Goldman Sachs; Nazir Patel, CFO, MTN Group and Mustafa Kiral, President M&A, Altimo; Issam Darwish, CEO, IHS; and Joachim Fleury, Global Head of TMT, Clifford Chance.
Key sessions at the conference include: Global Telecom Leadership; the M&A Panel; Telecom CFO Strategies; Raising Finance; Digital Media; Telecom Policy; Broadband Leadership; Infrastructure Sharing and the Future of TMT. Other companies speaking include Qtel, MTN, Batelco, Barclays Capital, Standard Bank, Morgan Stanley, Google, Microsoft, Yahoo!, Ericsson, NSN, Citigroup, Booz & Company, Emirates Investment Authority, TRA UAE and IFC.
The TMT Finance & Investment Middle East Conference and Awards Ceremony takes place at Mina A' Salam Hotel, Dubai from May 2-3. The event is supported by STC as Main Event Sponsor, IHS, Clifford Chance, Booz & Company, Ernst & Young, SNR Denton, Fitch Ratings, Trowers & Hamlin, Tasc Towers, Capital MSL, Thomson Reuters, CNN Arabia, Zawya and TMT Finance News.
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