Global CEO Forum 2023

Monday, 04 September 2023 09:57

Global CEO Forum 2023

Businesscafe - The much-awaited Global CEO Forum 2023 is set to take place on September 21st at Hotel Galadari in Colombo.

This event serves as a pivotal platform for the exchange of knowledge and networking, attracting forward-looking, results-driven business leaders from across the globe.

Distinguished by its lineup of visionary individuals, accomplished CEOs, and esteemed C-suite executives, the forum promises to reveal the secret formulae for success.

Participants will have the invaluable opportunity to obtain insights from the brightest minds, drawing inspiration from their journeys.

Under the overarching theme of "Leadership in Turbulent Times," the event is honored to host Dr Nandalal Weerasinghe, the Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, as the Chief Guest.

Distinguished diplomats including Mr. Kotaro Katsuki, Deputy Head of the Mission at the Japanese Embassy, will grace the occasion as guests of honor.

Keynote addresses will be delivered by a constellation of notable figures, including Ms Hajar Alafifi, Chairperson of Unilever Sri Lanka; Mr T. S. Prakash, President of the Indian CEO Forum, Colombo; Mr Fang Jiadu, Chairman of the Sri Lanka Overseas Chinese Association; and Ms Marie Antonia von Schönburg, Chief Delegate of the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Sri Lanka.

Adding to the event's prestige, Mr R. C. Bhargava, Chairman of Maruti Suzuki, New Delhi, India, will engage in a keynote discussion. Subsequently, Mr Jayantha Karunaratne, President of the National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka, and Mr. Balaji Krishnammagaru, Managing Director of Medongo Health Pvt Limited, India, shall also share their success stories amid challenging circumstances.

Dr D M A Kulasooriya, Director General of NIBM, will delve into the topic of Shaping the Future of Business in Sri Lanka : An Educational Perspective.Dr Ranga Rodrigo, Head of the Department of Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering at the University of Moratuwa will present a speech titled Shaping the Future of Business in Sri Lanka : Insights on Artificial Intelligence.

Afterwards we have a speech by Ms Mimi Nicklin, CEO/Founder, Empathy Everywhere, Malaysia on Shaping the Future of Business in Sri Lanka:Is empathy your secret leadership superpower?

The forum will also feature engaging panel discussions, with distinguished personalities including Mr Dinesh Weerakkody, Chairman of the Port City Commission and the Board of Investment (BOI); Mr Ken Vijayakumar, President of CIPM SL; Ms Zahara Ansary, Country Manager of AICPA & CIMA; Mr Jehan Perinpanayagam, Chairman of SLASSCOM; Dr Lakmal Fernando, Honorary Secretary of the National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka and Dr. Dilhan S. Jayatilleke, Honorary Secretary, Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing.

The panel will be moderated by Dr Samantha Rathnayake, Senior Management Consultant at PIM.

Further enriching the audience, Prof Ajantha Dharmasiri, President of CMI Sri Lanka Chapter and Senior Professor in Management at PIM, will provide insights and direction at the end of the Q&A session.

The Global CEO Forum's advisory panel comprises representatives from 27 professional bodies within the country.

Our organising committee, made up of 14 brilliant minds from local and international universities, are dedicated to facilitate a seamless and rewarding event.

Beyond the intellectually stimulating discussions, attendees will have ample opportunities for networking and fostering meaningful connections.

The forum's interactive format encourages open dialogue and collaboration among participants.

About Global CEO Forum

The Global CEO Forum is an annual assembly of esteemed executives and industry experts, fostering enlightening discussions, exchange of knowledge, and networking.

Centered around addressing challenges and prospects in the contemporary global business landscape, the forum is committed to driving substantial change and shaping the future of the business world.

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