19 - 21 April, 2020 | Dubai, UAE

Antonio Chedrawy

CFO MENA OMD

“If there is a will, there is a way”, are the words that describe Antonio Chedrawy’s leadership approach and life philosophy.

Antonio is the CFO of OMD MENA, the largest media network of leading global marketing communications company Omnicom Group. 

In this role, he leads the financial operations & strategy of OMD network in over 10 countries. His responsibilities expand to internal controls & compliance, risk management and revenue optimization. He chairs the Pricing Council at OMD, a committee dedicated to innovation in business modeling and transformation in commercial strategy.

Throughout his missions, as CFO and COO at Dentsu Aegis Network, as Consultant & Auditor at Deloitte, and currently at OMD, Antonio is known for being a catalyst, a change agent, a tireless fair negotiator and an unconventional problem solver, whether directly or by managing, and coaching talents across the corporate spectrum.

His passion for communication arts, knowledge and human interaction took him in 2010 to a new venture as a TV host and moderator of business and socio-cultural shows.

He earned many recognition and awards throughout the years as a CFO and as a sustainability and CSR advocate. He is a mentor at Reach Mentoring, an organization dedicated to empowering women in leadership.

He enjoys volunteering in community work, reading, traveling and spending quality time with family and friends.

Conference Day One Monday, 17 June 2019

Monday, June 17th, 2019

Conference Day Two Tuesday, 18 June 2019

9:55 AM PANEL DISCUSSION KEY TECH ENABLER: FINANCE AUTOMATION

What does the finance automation drive mean to the traditional CFO? – Fear factor or assurance? Key question: Is the future of finance more dependent on technology or its people?
  • How does the finance function own up to machine learning and deep analytics?
  • What are the opportunities and challenges that a finance unit goes through with automation; the hiring process, driving robotics, and tackling the change?

10:50 AM Future CFO Key Missions and the Pioneers

Learning and being inspired by CFOs who transformed their companies and contributed directly and undoubtedly to their success and growth, this session will highlight 3-4 cases that will determine the pivotal remit of CFO in the future.
Key question: What are the challenges of a CFO in an ever changing environment considering the 4T (tech, tax, transparency, trade)?
• What are the priorities of future CFO (the 4R)?
• What are the learnings from how a CFO is perceived and how a CFO chooses to influence (internally and externally)?

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Antonio.

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