3rd Annual Product Development Excellence in Banking MENA Summit

26 - 27 Sep 2017, Dubai

Nowadays, in the new digitalization era, it is vital to stay in the market, issuing new products that correlate with the changing landscape. 3rd Annual Product Development Excellence in Banking MENA Summit is designed to bring up the most important topics that senior level executives are facing. Such banks as Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, Riyad Bank, Mashreq Bank and many other significant banks in MENA region have their speakers to share the knowledge and network with the attenders.

This is a great opportunity to gain the first-hand information and solutions about FinTech revolution, finding the right match for the customers in product development, gradual switching to alternative channels process, how to deal with obstacles from government and Central Bank’s regulations, contradiction between Sharia and Common Law, how to keep up with the fast-moving progress and work with investment issues.

Come and find the answers to all the hot questions that product experts are solving in MENA region!


Key Speakers

Isaac Thomas

EVP, Head - Transaction Banking Group

Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank

Kamal Ashan

SVP and Regional Head of Cash Management

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank

Turki AIDhfayan

VP, Head of Digital Channels and Value Added Services

Riyad Bank

Pankaj Kudra

SVP, Head of Payments, Retail Banking Group

Mashreq Bank

Salim Al Habsi

Head of Liability Products (Retail Products Assets and Liability), Personal Banking

Bank Muscat

Simru Delen

Head of Digital Experience

Garanti Bank

Key topics

  • Banking digitalization processes
  • Focus on the client in product development 
  • "Glocalization": effect of globalization on local products
  • Data management issues 
  • Speed in launching new products
  • Innovation challenges in banking system
  • Technology involvement: no human iteration benefits the customer?
  • Creativity challenges in developing new products

Who Should attend

Members of board, C-level, Senior Vice Presidents, Vice Presidents, Directors and Heads of departments from Banking industry involved in:

  • Product Development
  • Product Management
  • Product Implementation
  • Cash Management
  • Cards Product
  • Wholesale Banking
  • Consumer Banking
  • Private Banking
  • Liability Products
  • Digital Transformation
  • Wealth Management 
  • Investment Products 
  • Trade Products
  • Islamic Products
  • Retail Banking
  • E-Channels
  • Online Services
  • FinTech
  • Alternative Distribution Channels
  • Internet and Mobile Banking
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