Lahore, March 03, 2015 (PPI-OT): Continuing with its tradition of sharing valuable insights with the finance and business leaders of the country for accelerating progress and development, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) will soon be holding two powerful forums in Karachi and Islamabad. The first phase of the ICAP CFO Conference 2015 will be held in Pearl Continental Hotel, Karachi on 17th March, followed by a similar forum on 19th March in Serena Hotel, Islamabad.
Mr. Khalilullah Shaikh, Chairman PAIB Committee, ICAP and Chief Internal Auditor, K- Electric Ltd stated that six years ago, the ‘Professional Accountants in Business’ [PAIB] Committee of ICAP took this initiative to reach out to its members in industry and provide them with a platform to discuss, debate and seek pragmatic solutions of emerging business and finance issues.
Besides being a resourceful platform to learn about evolving strategies and dynamics of business, finance and accountancy, the event also involves recognizing and celebrating the outstanding contributions of ICAP members for corporate sector through Professional Excellence Awards. Over the years, the annual CFO Conference and Professional Excellence Awards have emerged as the most anticipated calendar events of the Institute.
Mr. Shaikh further added that Sustainability, Excellence and Transformation are the key dimensions of challenges for corporate leaders today. The CFO Conference 2015 with its theme ‘Sustaining Excellence – Shifting Gears’ will have renowned luminaries and top notch professionals focusing on these aspects for invigorating skill sets of emerging leaders. The participants will also benefit from the Success Stories of Visionaries. Sessions on Communication with Impact and why every manager has to constantly hunt for talent are also planned to envision professionals on the road to success.
This year the PAIB Committee of ICAP has made special efforts for engagement of participants through vibrant social media campaign, entailing a CFO Conference website, a tailor-made Conference Mobile App and presence on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Arrangements have also been made to ensure Live streaming of conference for ICAP members and other Pakistani professionals working overseas.
The President of ICAP, Mr. Yacoob Suttar stated that every year, we facilitate the professionals in overcoming many challenges to achieve new milestones in business through this distinguished platform. We recognize the accomplishments of these professionals, who are consistently producing best results for their organizations, while enhancing the productivity of the nation. Besides serving as the corporate leaders of the industry, ICAP members are also acting as seasoned regulators of the financial sector.
Established since 1961, the prime objective of ICAP is to act as the premier regulatory body, facilitating the development of the profession of Accountancy in the country, besides representing the accountants employed in the public sector, business and industry. Today, it has developed and trained more than seven thousand professional accountants, who are globally recognized and respected for their technical expertise, integrity and adherence to ethical practices.
For more information, contact:
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP)
Chartered Accountants Avenue, Clifton