The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in collaboration with Bloomberg is set to host the 2nd NSE Bloomberg Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Roundtable Event on Wednesday, 31st August 2016
at the Stock Exchange House, Marina, Lagos.
According to a statement, the CEO Roundtable titled :“Navigating the Changing Business Landscape in Nigeria” will bring together thought leaders and captains of industry to share in-depth knowledge about their sectors with capital market players and proffer much needed solutions to economic realities.
The panel at the event will feature CEOs from the financial services, telecommunications and manufacturing sectors; CEOs from portfolio management firms and renowned economists.
Some of the confirmed speakers for the event include: Oscar N. Onyema OON – CEO, NSE, Segun Ogunsanya – CEO, Airtel Nigeria, Bolaji Balogun- CEO, Chapel Hill Denham, Mark Bohlund – Senior Economist, Africa and the Middle East, Bloomberg Intelligence and Uk Eke MFR – GMD, FBN Holdings.
The statement urged interested participants to register at https://go.bloomberg.com/
Speaking on the event, Onyema said “the CEO Roundtable is in line with the commitment of the Exchange to provide a platform that ensures continuous dialogue to provide practical solutions for companies operating in Nigeria”.
He added: “The headwinds that have befallen the Nigerian economy presents an opportunity for businesses to take a step back, access the current situation and plan accordingly. It is expected that this event will critically examine the changes in the business landscape, highlight their impact and propose solutions that will enable businesses thrive and survive in the current environment”
“Bloomberg is working more closely than ever with key financial institutions and stakeholders in countries like Nigeria to help them grasp opportunities, tackle challenges, and bring more transparency to capital markets,” said Selloua Chakri, Head of Market Structure Strategy, Bloomberg. “We’re delighted to partner with the NSE again to convene this prestigious group of business leaders for what will no doubt be a fascinating and informative discussion.”
The event will also feature a panel session on the theme and will centre on financing capital projects & the real economy in the current environment, policy measures needed to grow the manufacturing sector’s contribution to the economy and maintaining & attracting foreign investment through the downturn. There will also be a macro-economic review to guide discussions.