Commercial Bank Sponsors Euro money Qatar Conference 2019, hosts “Brett King”

Doha, Qatar: As a lead sponsor of Euromoney Qatar Conference 2019, Commercial Bank is hosting for the first time the author and futurist Brett King. The yearly-awaited event Conference is set to kick off on the 8th and 9th of December 2019 at The St. Regis Hotel in Doha. Co-hosted by Qatar Central Bank, the 8th edition of the conference is held under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Qatar’s Prime Minister and Minister of Interior.

The Euromoney Conference is a major industry event in Qatar, bringing together leaders from around the world to discuss pressing global financial issues, especially relating to the State of Qatar and its economy. At this year’s conference, the main focus will be on the future of Qatar, and on how the small but resourceful and capital-rich Qatari economy is transforming its already sizeable role in the global economy to meet the new demands of 21st century business and finance.

Not only is it acting as a Lead Sponsor for the regional conference, but Commercial Bank in collaboration with Euromoney Conferences is also hosting Brett King, a futurist and expert in innovation, customer experience and technology disruption on the second day of the conference. He is a sought-after speaker who has delivered keynotes in 50 different countries during the last three years, and has appeared as a commentator on prominent media news agencies, and has advised governments on Fintech policy and banks on technology transformation.

In a keynote interview on the first day of the conference, Joseph Abraham, Group CEO of Commercial Bank will explore Qatar’s achievements in 2019 and economic prospects for 2020, the future of Commercial Bank in the context of digitization, and the Bank’s expectations for the coming year. Dr. Leonie Lethbridge, EGM, Chief Operating Officer of Commercial Bank, will speak on the second day during a panel on the future of banking, treating digital transformation and disruption, technology and cybersecurity.

On the annual event, Mr. Abraham commented: The Euromoney Qatar Conference 2019 provides a great opportunity to discuss and provide perspectives on key topics that affect banking and finance locally, regionally and globally. We are pleased to host Brett King, a world leader in digital strategy which is also a key plank of Qatar’s economic growth and an important part of Commercial Bank’s strategy. We are happy to sponsor this important forum in support of the continued development of Qatar’s banking industry.

On hosting Brett King, Mr. Hussein Ali Al Abdulla, EGM, Chief Marketing Officer at Commercial Bank, said: As market-pioneers in innovation and technology, we see hosting the futurist Brett King as an opportunity for the Bank as well as the nation to explore and navigate innovation towards the future. We trust that the presence of such a keynote speaker will bring an added value to this year’s conference.

Source: Commercial Bank of Qatar