Business News of Wednesday, 3 October 2018
Source: Ghana Finance Week
Philippe Paillart, a global banking and finance expert is expected to attend Ghana Finance week 2018 as the Guest of Honor.
The Ghana Finance Week is slated to take place i from 10th-13th Oct 2018 under the theme “Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals through Innovative Finance”
Philippe Paillart is Governor of THE BANKING ACADEMY, a training, consulting and coaching Organisation, and the Founder and Partner of THE CENTRE FOR PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT, the international benchmarking and advisory Organisation.
He is also Chairman of LINK Financial and OneEmpower, a leading retail banking technology provider. He chairs The Millhouse Investment and advisory Group and sits on the 21 Centrale Partners Supervisory Board.
Mr. Paillart is the former CEO and vice chairman of DBS Bank, Singapore’s largest Bank. Prior to that he served as Chairman and CEO of Ford Credit and Ford Financial Services and was the Group Executive Director of Standard Chartered Bank and Group, directly in Charge of retail banking worldwide as well as the Group Strategy. He created Citibank Personal Banking, the first global retail organisation within Citibank.
He served on the Boards of Citibank Germany, Standard Chartered Bank and Group, DBS Bank, Bank of the Philippines Island, Kwon-Ong Bank, Dao Heng Bank, MasterCard, Visa International, Chartered Trust, The Detroit Investment Fund, and The Singapore Currency Board.
He started his career as Chief Economist of the Renault Group, followed by Business Leadership Roles in planning and marketing in industrial companies followed by executive positions in banking and finance across Asia, Europe, and the US.
Philippe Paillart graduated from the Paris Business School (ESCP) with majors in Accounting & Finance. He is a graduate of the Paris University Law School, DEA in Economics and received a PMD from Harvard University.
Ghana Finance Week (GFW) is a festival of financial industry events designed to showcase, celebrate the best of finance and encourage financial inclusion while providing networking, social learning and business opportunities for all.
Ghana Finance Week seeks to:
– To create a platform for financial services providers and regulators to showcase and promote their products and services.
– To bridge the financial inclusion gap to accelerate the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals in Ghana ,
– To promote excellence and innovation within the Financial service sector
– To educate and inform the public about the various financial products that can enhance their lives and businesses.
Key activities slated for Ghana Finance Week 2018 are Ghana Finance Summit , Financial Services Expo and Finance Industry Day of Service on UN SDG’s.
“Following the recent collapse of some local banks , Financial services organisations must take advantage of The Ghana Finance Week 2018 platform to help strengthen public and investor confidence in the Finance sector. The Ghana Finance Week 2018 will educate consumers, elevate the profession, improve financial performance and drive inclusion in Ghana’s Finance sector” Says ‘Stephen Gyasi-Kwaw ( CEO Precise Communications )
The Ghana Finance Week 2018 is proudly endorsed by UNDP Ghana Office of the President SDG’s Advisory Unite and SDG Philanthropy Platform, the Ghana Association of Bankers and the Ghana Securities Industry Association .
Visit www.ghanafinanceweek.com to register now to exhibit ,sponsor, advertise and attend.
About lead Organiser:
Precise Communications Ltd is a full service marketing and Communications Company based in Ghana, with our cutting edge ideas we create and execute integrated marketing and communication strategies to build brand –consumer relationships that are engaging, measurable and profitable. We specialize in Events, Public relations, Brand strategy, advertising and strategic marketing and communication consulting.