Adel AlMajed Participation at the International Banking Conference
Adel Al-Majed Participates in the Session on “Disrupting Financial Services Through Technology and Innovation”
Mr. Adel Al-Majed, Boubyan Bank’s Vice-Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, will be a main speaker in the International Banking Conference (Shaping the Future), organized by the Central Bank of Kuwait under the auspices of H.H. the Amir, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmed Al Sabah, may Almighty Allah save him, which is due to be held on September 23rd 2019.
Al-Majed will be speaking in the session on “Disrupting Financial Services Through Technology and Innovation” as he is expected to speak about the now-famous FinTech, which took the world by storm, and became a main driver in our daily financial transactions.
This session is specifically important since it builds on the theme of the conference this year, which discusses the ability of local banks to keep up with the developments in an attempt to shape their future and enable them to compete with new economic entities.
Al-Majed’s session will witness the participation of H.E Mubarak Rashed Al Mansoori, Governor of the Central Bank of the U.A.E., Otto Williams, Head of Strategic Partnerships, Visa International, and Anwaar AlMahmeed, founder of East Chain.
The conference is expected to host a wide-spectrum of leading economic figures including central banks’ governors, heads of regulatory and supervisory entities, and C-Suite officers in addition to a number of international standards’ organizations, bankers and FinTech from around the globe.
The conference is due to be held in the Four Seasons Hotel in Kuwait City, and the conference agenda will include a presentation of the economic and social challenges faced by the banking sector as well as the risks arising from the technological innovations, while focusing on the growth of the banking industry and supporting the sustainable growth thereof.
The sidelines of the conference will witness the FinTech Exhibition with the participation of more than (40) presenters from across local and international banking sectors as well as regional telecom companies and a number of companies specialized in FinTechs.
Boubyan’s participation in the conference and the exhibition held on the sidelines thereof emanates from its role in supporting events and activities of interest to the Kuwaiti banking sector and the customers of local banks.
This participation coincides with Global Finance’s recognition of Boubyan Bank by naming it the Best Islamic Digital Bank in the Middle East for the second year in a row in addition to receiving another four awards by Global Finance, namely, the Best Islamic Digital Bank in Kuwait, the Best Mobile Banking App, the Most Innovative Digital Bank, and the Best Innovation in IMAL Technology.