OPEX Week Middle East: Business Transformation Leaders Summit

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Accelerate business excellence through people, process and technology transformation to add value for your stakeholders, increase customer experience and build new competitiveness

Customers and employees are becoming more demanding and expecting smarter, faster and simpler ways of doing business.

As a result companies are going through dramatic reshuffling to master digital transformation and deliver top-line revenue growth. Excelling in the face of increasingly demanding pressures is now a 'do or die' situation!

In order to master digital transformation, manage change, remain competitive and ensure survival companies are turning their heads to their OPEX strategy.

If your company wants to thrive in a fast forward world join OPEX Week Middle East: Business Transformation Leaders Summit  where you can discover how to break old habits, reinvent, innovate and transform your processes to ensure business excellence.

Why You Cannot Miss OPEX week Middle East 2019

  • Be a part of high-level strategic discussions addressing the biggest challenges in business transformation and process re-engineering and learn how to overcome them
  • Stay up to date and gain first-hand insights into upcoming transformation projects and recognise how they are evolving in a fast changing industry
  • Learn how to drive business process excellence and customer delivery through strategic continuous improvement and technology innovation
  • Discover future trends and acknowledge how to drive digital transformation through cutting edge advancements in Analytics, Robotics and AI
  • Identify the importance of leadership in driving process excellence
  • Identify the critical components to mitigating risk and measuring success to maximise the value of your OPEX investments
  • An exclusive opportunity to discuss your company's initiatives and swap business cards during the speed-networking and break out sessions
  • New for 2019! Gain recognition at the Business Excellence Awards where we recognise the most innovative and creative leaders in the industry!

Who Should Attend OPEX Week Middle East?

  • CXOs
  • Process Excellence
  • Operations
  • Strategy
  • Business Transformation
From the following sectors:
  • Manufacturing
  • Healthcare
  • Automotive & Transportation
  • Banking
  • Telecoms
  • Consumer Products & Retail
  • Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences
  • Government & Public Sector
  • Oil & Gas
  • Power & Utilities
  • Real Estate
  • Hospitality & Construction
  • Technology

Meet The Speakers of OPEX Week Middle East

  • H.H Sheikh Majid Al Mualla, Divisional Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations Centre, EMIRATES AIRLINE
  • Fadi Hindi, Chief Executive Officer, TAKAFUL EMARAT INSURANCE
  • Andrew Mortimer, Country Manager and Chief Operating Officer - Middle East Region, BARCLAYS
  • Ross Maclean, Group Chief Digital Officer, GEMS GLOBAL
  • Ashley Boots, Head of HR Operations and Transformation, Senior Vice President, NOOR BANK
  • Sadiq Gillani, Senior Vice President, Operations Research & Effectiveness, EMIRATES AIRLINE
  • Lays Laraya, Director of Quality, EMERALD PALACE KEMPINSKI DUBAI
  • Damian Ellacott, Vice President - Airport Operations Control Centre, DUBAI AIRPORTS & FORMER RED ARROWS
  • Jay Anand, Chief Operating Officer & General Manager, FIVE PALM JUMEIRAH HOTELS AND RESORTS
  • Ali Nurcan, Senior Vice President - Transformation & Delivery Management, DU
  • Henk Meyknecht, Chief Operating Officer Middle East & Africa, KEMPINSKI HOTELS
  • Ahmed Alrefaei, Chief Operating Officer, AL MASRAF
  • Ali Khaled Alhashmi, Senior Vice President and Head of Human Resources & Centre of Excellence Group, UNION NATIONAL BANK
  • Paul McLeod, Chief Operating Officer, EMIRATES INSURANCE COMPANY
  • Zoeb AA Madraswala, Vice President of Operation and Change Management, ABU DHABI FINANCE PJSC
  • Soheyl Mohammad Ziaie Kadjani, Vice President - Agile Delivery, Head of Scrum Masters Chapter, EMIRATES NBD
  • Amar Ahluwalia, Head of Operations, METLIFE
  • Peter Fernandes, Head of Business Excellence, AL FUTTAIM GROUP
  • Randa Kreidieh, Head of Operational Governance, COMMERCIAL BANK INTERNATIONAL
  • Abdulaziz Alshamsan, General Manager Digital Transformation, STC CHANNELS
  • Steve Snowdon, Head of Lean, Mashreq Bank, UAE
  • Ignacio S. Gatell, Director Business Transformation - Quality and Health, EMIRATES GLOBAL ALUMINIUM
  • Angad Singh, Director of Business Excellence, Fetchr, UAE
  • Klaas van Asten, Director Business Excellence - Asia Pacific, LEGO Group
  • Said Amara, Head of Transformation, NOKIA
  • Dr. Yousef Padganeh, Head Enterprise Risk Management, COMMERCIAL BANK INTERNATIONAL
  • Mohamed El Bassuni, Head of Change & Transformation, ABU DHABI COMMERCIAL BANK
  • Chintan Shah, Senior Manager - Continuous Improvement, TRANSGUARD GROUP
  • Tarek AbdelKhalek, Digital Transformation Lead & Business Process Innovator, DUBAI CUSTOMS
  • Mazin Gadir, Strategy & Organisational Transformation Advisor, DUBAI HEALTH AUTHORITY
  • Shikha Gupta, Senior Program Manager - Operational Excellence, AXA INSURANCE
  • Santanu Kumar Pal, Operational & Business Excellence Advisor, ENOC
  • Yasser Bahaa Eldin, Organization Excellence Expert, SHEIKH SAQR PROGRAM FOR GOVERNMENT
  • Gaurav Bhandari, Assistant Vice President - Business Planning & Innovation, Damac Group
  • Robert Hutcherson, CEO/Founder, Optimize Consulting, Inc.
  • Helen Bliss, Head of Group Operating Model, Wilko
  • Lee Winters, Senior Director of Strategy Optimization, Optimize Consulting, Inc.
  • Kumar Prasoon, Group Chief Information Officer, AL SAFEER GROUP
Pre-Conference Workshops - Sunday 16 June 2019

Conference Day One - Monday 17 June 2019

Conference Day Two - Tuesday 18 June 2019


Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa
Al Sufouh Road, JBR Walk, Jumeirah Beach Residence
P.O. Box Dubai 24970
United Arab Emirates
Website: http://www.leroyalmeridien-dubai.com/
Phone: +971 4 399 5555

Note: We will never recommend, approve or appoint any third party rooming service to act on our behalf. Please be extremely wary if you are approached by any such companies. We will always endeavour to negotiate the best available rates for you so please use the HotelMap link provided; this shows live availability and rates for all hotels in the area and allows you to book directly with the hotel of your choice within your budget.
Event details
Organizer : IQPC Middle East
Venue : Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Event type : Conference
Reference : ASDE-20331