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StanChart holds key Menap conference

Istanbul, June 11, 2014

More than 100 key banking sector leaders from 15 markets from across the region are taking part in a major conference hosted by Standard Chartered in Turkey.

The two-day Middle East, North Africa & Pakistan (MENAP) Bankers Conference 2014 opened at the Ciragan Palace Kempinski Hotel in Istanbul today.  

The exclusive forum which is attended by Standard Chartered’s financial institution clients will feature panel discussions and networking sessions wherein participants will share views and expertise about the emerging opportunities and challenges facing the Banking and Finance industry today.

The conference is covering discussions about the future of the banking sector across the Mena region as well as China, Africa and Iraq. One of the main highlights of the forum will be a lecture entitled ‘The World in Transition,’ to be conducted by Marios Maratheftis, Standard Chartered's Global head of macro research. Bank experts and other prominent figures in the industry are scheduled to give presentations as well.

Christos Papadopoulos, chief executive officer (CEO) for Middle East and chairman of Islamic banking, Standard Chartered; and Peter Heidinger, global head of financial institutions, Standard Chartered Bank; Dilek Yardim, chief executive officer, Standard Chartered Bank, Turkey; and Gavin Wishart, chief executive officer, Standard Chartered Iraq will be present at the conference along with senior members of the bank’s management team in the region.

The Menap Bankers Conference has become a yearly platform where Standard Chartered Bank’s financial institution clients and partners come together to share views and discuss the latest developments in the local, regional and international banking industry.  - TradeArabia News Service




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