Ramesh Subramanian

CFO Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (Rakez), UAE

Ramesh brings over 25 years of international experience in navigating world leading MNCs such as FedEx, Ericsson, EY, Inchcape plc, Volex plc & quasi governament organizations to greater efficiency & profitability. He has a proven track record in shaping business strategies & solving growth challenges for growing, mature & declining businesses in B2B & B2C environments. His career spanned across multiple geographies with multi-dimensional roles displaying his transformational leadership skills driving innovation & growth, building best in class operations, with a deep understanding of the DNA & cultural ethos of the organizations. He is currently working as Chief Financial Officer of Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone authority, one of the leading business and industrial economic zones in the region

Conference Day Two: Thursday, 22 October 2020

Tuesday, April 21st, 2020

9:40 AM The Expanded Role Of A CFO As A “Mini-CEO”

The CFO or Finance Executive has always had an essential role in policy creation and enforcement as well as risk and liability management. However going forward, the CFO will be called upon to lead innovation and strategic planning for the rest of the enterprise, and in some cases, function like a “Mini-CEO”. Successful CFOs who undergo this role expansion and transformation will learn to master non-financial KPIs in other departments, leverage automation technologies, understand customer experience and satisfaction and retain top employee talent.

In this session, you’ll takeaway:
  • How to leverage automation technologies
  • How to reskill and upskill for increased scope of work
  • How to add value across the enterprise

Virtual Conference Day 2: Tuesday, 23 June 2020

Sunday, June 23rd, 2019

9:30 AM Thinking on your feet to renegotiate payment terms to avoid long-term financial stress and implications


·         Discounting outstanding payments and receivables to ensure maximum cash holding and reduce risk
·         Adopting a case by case approach to reduce pressure on debtors and turning the crisis into an opportunity to enhance customer  relationship
·         Renegotiating existing agreements with debtors to enhance liquidity and maintain an extra cushion for working capital

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

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