The CII CFO Summit 2007 Focuses on Experiences of Recent Acquisition by Indian Companies

The CII CFO Summit 2007 Focuses on Experiences of Recent Acquisition by Indian Companies

NEW DELHI, India — The annual CII flagship event, The CII CFO Summit 2007 is scheduled to be held on Tuesday 6th Feb at Taj President, Colaba, Mumbai. The one day summit for this year bears the theme “Corporate India Marching Ahead”, focusing on globalization of Indian Companies and the implications the CFO faces, while companies are moving towards portfolio expansion through acquisitions. The Summit is being organised under the Chairmanship of Mr. Y M Deosthalee, Chief Financial Officer, Larsen & Toubro Ltd.

Dr J. J. Irani, Director, Tata Sons Ltd will grace the summit as the Guest of Honour. The summit will focus on the various aspects of the challenges faced by the Indian CFOs in the wake of globalization of Indian companies. It would aim to share views and experiences of the recent acquisitions made by leading Indian companies across the seas.

The entire summit is divided into three sessions. These sessions highlight at various Enterprise Wide Risk Management practices, implementations and requirements both in Indian as well as International context. The aim here will be to shape the debate and discuss on how investors look at globalisation across the border while expanding globally. The various sessions included in the summit will debate on:

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Growing Overseas Acquisitions- Issues and Challenges

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Enterprise Wide Risk Management

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Globalization and Value Creation

The speakers on these sessions include Farhad Forbes, Chairman CII WR & Director Forbes Marshall, Jairaj Purandare, Senior Executive Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Manu Tandon, Managing Director, Beck India Ltd, Dr Nachiket Mor, Executive Director, ICICI Bank, R Shankaraman, Vice President-Finance, Larsen & Toubro Ltd, Sanjai Vohra, Managing Director, J P Morgan Securities, Saumen Chakraborty, Executive Vice President, Dr Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd, Banmali Agrawal, Managing Director, Wartsila India Ltd, Akhil Jindal, President, Welspun Group, B R Jaju, Chief Financial Officer, Crompton Greaves Ltd, Praveen Kadle, Chief Financial Officer, Tata Motors Ltd, P K Maheshwari, Executive Director, Bharat Forge, S V Prasad, Chairman, Chime Finance & Investments Pvt Ltd, Tapan Ray, Executive Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Arun Mehra, Portfolio Manager, Fidelity International, and Amit Chandra, Partner, NSR Advisor.

About CII:

CII is a non-government, not-for-profit, industry led and industry managed organisation, playing a proactive role in India’s development process. Founded over 111 years ago, it is India’s premier business association, with a direct membership of over 6300 organisations from the private as well as public sectors, including SMEs and MNCs, and an indirect membership of over 90,000 companies from around 336 national and regional sectoral associations.

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