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Agenda with Speakers 2018

08.30 AM - 09.15 AM | Registration with Tea /Coffee

09:15 AM – 09:30 AM | Lamp Lighting Ceremony & Welcome Note

09:30 AM – 10:45 AM | Panel Discussion

Theme: Rewiring Finance Function - Creating Desired Impact

  • Mr. Akhilesh Kohli, Global Head – Finance Transformation,(Director) Finance, Maersk (MODERATOR)
  • Mr. Hemant Kumar Ruia, Chief Financial Officer, Indus Towers Ltd.
  • Mr. Prabin Dokania, Chief Financial Officer, Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN)
  • Mr. Arnab Roy, Chief Financial Officer, Schneider Electric Infrastructure Ltd.
  • Mr. Bibek Agarwala, Chief Financial Officer - Lifestyle Business, Raymond Ltd.
  • Mr. Rahul Bothra, Chief Financial Officer, Swiggy
  • Mr. S. Kannan, EVP & Chief Financial Officer, Arvind Fashions Ltd.

10:45 AM – 11:05 AM | Tea / Coffee & Networking Break

11:05 AM – 12:00 PM | Panel Discussion

Theme: The Rising Importance of Tax Function - Recent Developments, Current Trends And The Future of Corporate Tax Management

The corporate tax function has traditionally been a low-key. There is now a realization that an efficient and proactive tax department provides a huge competitive advantage to an organization.

  • Mr. Sanjay Gulati, Group Vice President Corporate Tax - GST & Litigation, GMR Group (MODERATOR)
  • Mr. Ramesh Khaitan, Global Tax Head, Lupin Limited
  • Mr. Ashish Kumar, Chief Financial Officer, InterGlobe Hotels
  • Mr. Vinay Dhawan, Global Group CFO, Innovis Telecom - A Nokia Venture
  • Mr. Sanjay Gandhi, Chief Financial Officer (Solutions), Sterlite Power Transmission Ltd.
  • Mr. Shailendra Jindal, Associate Director – Taxation, Goodyear India Ltd.
  • Mr. Sivaram Kowta, SVP & Head B2B Business, ClearTax

12:00 PM - 12:15 PM | Individual Presentation

Theme: The Rising Importance of Tax Function

  • Mr. Rajiv Pradhan, Sr. Vice President Head – Tax, Ultra Tech Cement

12:15 PM - 12:30 PM | Individual Presentation

Theme: Banking & Capital Market Best Practices

  • Mr. Vijay Agrawal, Executive Director, Equirus Capital (P) Ltd.

12:30 PM - 12:45 PM | Individual Presentation

Theme: Finance In The Digital World - Leadership Beyond Automation

  • Vaibhav Jain, Regional Sales Head - North & East, SAP Concur

12:45 PM - 01:00 PM | Financial Leadership Awards

01:00 PM – 01:45 PM | Lunch & Networking Break

01:45 PM - 02:45 PM | Panel Discussion

Theme: Mentoring The Next Generation Of Women And Encouraging Rising Stars To Build A Great Career In Finance

In this highly interactive session, the panellists will kick off by sharing their experiences in their career journeys in the finance space. They will focus on:

  • Ms. Pooja Kheterpal, VP-Finance, FCB Ulka (IPG Media Group) (MODERATOR)
  • Ms. Suman Hegde, Group Finance Controller & Head Investor Relations, Hindustan Unilever
  • Ms. Geeta Karnik, Chief Financial Officer, Serdia Pharmaceuticals India
  • Ms. Deepti Gupta, Associate Director Finance & Internal Controls, PepsiCo. India
  • Ms. Nitu Samra, Finance Director, LeasePlan India
  • Ms. Meenakshi Rajpal Mehta, Vice President , Head – Financial Services, OYO

02:45 PM - 03:00 PM | Individual Presentation

Theme: Beyond Compliance: GST Transforming Business Processes

  • Mr. Sivaram Kowta, SVP & Head B2B Business, ClearTax

03:00 PM - 04:00 PM | Panel Discussion

Theme: Redesign-Build-Transform: Evolving And Transforming Pathways For IT Auditors

  • Mr. Sanjeev Sood, SVP – Internal Assurance & CRO, Max Life Insurance Co Ltd. (MODERATOR)
  • Mr. Prashant Kalaver, Director, Internal Audit, Aviva India
  • Mr. Sameer Joshi, President - Country Head IS Audit, Yes Bank Ltd.
  • Mr. DJ Matthews, Head – Internal Controls & Audit, PepsiCo.
  • Mr. Hitesh Uppal, Chief Financial Officer, Magicbricks.com
  • Mr. Vijay Pandit, Chief Internal Auditor & SVP, Tata AIG General Insurance Company Ltd.
  • Mr. Kaushal Mehtani, Senior Finance Expert – Pricing & Arrangements, McKinsey & Company, India

04:00 PM – 04:30 PM | Tea / Coffee & Networking Break

04:30 PM – 05:30 PM | Panel Discussion

Theme: Evolution Of Financial Leadership & Innovation - Trends Poised To Transform The Future Of Work

The finance function, led by the CFO, must now lead in strategic plan development and partner cross-functionally across the business to drive implementation of the strategy to achieve results. Due to the new role of finance, many areas within finance are becoming true talent pipelines into other areas of the organization. This panel will cover best in class roadmaps and examples of pros and cons to many of these challenges.

Key Takeaways from this panel:

  • Mr. K V Ganesh, President Finance & CFO, TVS Srichakra Ltd. (MODERATOR)
  • Mr. Manav Mehra, Director Finance, Ericsson India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr. Bhaskar Ranjan Das, Associate Director (India), CIMA
  • Mr. Darpan Vashishtha, Chief Financial Officer, BIBA Apparels Private Limited
  • Mr. Abhijeet Kamasamudram, Director Finance India Subcontinent, McCain Foods India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr. Manas Taneja, Director - Financial Planning & Analysis , MasterCard
  • Mr. Sandeep Kher, Head Portfolio Finance, Sequoia Capital

05:30 PM - 06:00 PM | Financial Leadership Awards

06:00 PM | Summit & Awards Adjourn

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