To address the challenges facing a modern CFO and the opportunities they have to lead their organisations BIz Integration organised The 5th Edition of the India CFO Summit at Four Seasons  Hotel, Mumbai on 24th May.

Ms.Urvashi Neogi represented BIz Integration as the organiser of the event. Renowned speaker Ms.Nabomita Mazumdar, the winner of Top 100 Women Achiever’s Award by the Ministry of Women and Child Development gave the welcome speech.

This was followed by the keynote address which was given by Mr. R Kannan, Head, Corporate Performance Monitoring & Research, Hinduja Group. He spoke about the Emerging Mega Trends. Mr.Biren Master, Regional Sales  Sap Concur delivered an instructive speech to the audience. They were introduced to the concept of  ‘Novated lease’ by Mr.Sushant Kulkarni, ALD Automotive.

The event was followed by a panel discussion on NEXT GENERATION OF CFO’S.

The panelists of the discussion comprised of  Mr R Kannan, Hinduja Group. Rakesh Tiwary, Chief Financial Officer at Adani Electricity Mumbai Limited. Deepesh Baxi, Head Finance and Strategy, Castrol & BP in Asia pacific region. Mr.Sachin Parikh, Chief Finance Officer, Nykaa. Mr.Sambasivan G, CFO, Tata Sky Ltd . Mr.Biren Master, SAP Concur and Sanjay Agarwal the Chief Financial Officer at Jyothy Laboratories Limited. The discussion was moderated by Ms. Nabomita Mazumdar. The panel discussed about Sustainability in Modern Times.

After that there was a presentation from Mr.Rakesh Tiwary, CFO, Adani Electricity Mumbai Limited on CFO’s role in Risk management.

The second Panel Discussion was on the topic ‘Critical Role of CFOs in Internal Financial Controls & Corporate Governance‘ and was moderated by Ms. Shubika  Bilkha, Partner, Edpower-U.

The panel included Akhil Shahani who is the MD of The Shahani Group, Mrs.Rachana Bhusari, Vice President SMALL & MED. ENTERPRISES, NSE Limited, T Sankar, Partner-Internal Audit, Governance & Risk K. S. Aiyar & Co, Robin Banerjee, MD, Caprihans India Limited and Rohan Dixit, Chief Finance Officer National Bulk Handling Corporation Private Limted.

Panel shared their views on the topic  ‘Inter and Intra-financial Controls’ within an organisation. At last there was a short address by Mr.Kapil Kandelwal from Toro Finserve LLP.

The event concluded with Ms Bhavna Bhatia, emcee for the event proposing vote of thanks. The CFO Summit has given the key opportunity for finance leaders across all industry sectors to examine issues and share insights and best practices.NewsWithChai was the digital media partner of the event.

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