London roundtable

Date: 22 March 2017  
Time: 18.30 - 21.45
Venue: Andaz Hotel
Address: 40 Liverpool Street, London EC2M 7QN
Theme: Transforming operations in a digital-first world
Event Chairman: Pascal Visée, Non-Executive and Business Advisor
Event Parter: Genpact

Transforming operations in a digital-first world

What outcomes can organizations achieve when finance functions harness the full power of digital?

Join us for an exclusive roundtable that will explore the challenges and opportunities for today's CFO in a digital-first world. Chaired by Pascal Visee, a select group of senior finance leaders will address how they are using and combining digital technologies - including advanced analytics, artificial intelligence, big data, cloud, mobile, the internet of things and Blockchain - to deliver impact.

Attendees will discuss how digital transformation can deliver new insights to improve decision making, streamline operations for greater efficiency, and align processes across the front, middle and back office to meet customer expectations.

Event Chairman:

Pascal Visée, Non-Executive and Supervisory Board Member, Rabobank

Mr. Visée has moderated several successful FDE briefings and round tables across Europe including events in London, Amsterdam, Helsinki and Copenhagen. Mr. Visée is currently an independent board advisor and holds several supervisory board positions, which include: Rabobank (financial services) PLUS (retail), Albron (catering), Mediq (medical services) and Erasmus (university). He was recently the Chief Enterprise Support Officer of Unilever, having spent almost 27 years at the Anglo-Dutch group. In 1995, he moved to Unilever Finland as Financial Director before becoming SVP Finance at Unilever North-East Asia. He spent three years as Financial Director of Unilever Germany before becoming SVP, Finance of Unilever Europe Foods. He was then appointed Group Treasurer (responsible for Group Finance, Tax, Pensions and Insurance) before his final role, which was to establish and lead the Unilever Global Business Services organisation as a direct report to the CEO. Visée studied economics and business and Dutch law in Rotterdam and chartered accountancy in Tilburg.


Andaz Hotel, 40 Liverpool Street, London, EC2M 7QN

The Andaz Liverpool Street Hotel was formerly known by the more classical name 'The Great Eastern Hotel' after the "Great Eastern Railway" which runs into the nearby Liverpool Street railway station.


Who Should Attend?
Delegates attending FDE roundtables are carefully chosen. They are made up of senior executives from some of the world's largest and most successful companies across Europe, typically CFOs and Finance Directors. Roundtables are strictly invitation only and are limited in the number of delegate places.

Our Aims:
Since 1992 FDE magazine has delivered informative and authoritative coverage of the finance function, bringing you comment and analysis from the world's most powerful business leaders. The objective of FDE briefings are to gather a community of leading Finance Directors / CFOs at world-class venues to gain valuable insight from distinguished speakers. Participants have the opportunity to meet, network and discuss relevant issues and trends over a 5 star dinner.