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08:30 - 09:00 30 mins
09:00 - 09:15 15 mins
Opening and Welcome by Forum Chair
  • Robert Mosley - Global Remuneration Expert and HR Consultant, CEO of Lemon Pip Consulting Limited; Formerly SVP Human Resources at Emirates Group, Lemon Pip Consulting Limited
09:15 - 10:00 45 mins
Building A Rewards Strategy That Will Withstand The 4th Industrial Revolution
  • David Van Lochem - VP Human Resources Middle East & Africa, IDEMIA
  • What does a thriving HR strategy look like in the future?
  • Highlighting the three benefits that will rise in importance over the next 5 years
  • Strategies for creating an open environment with employees that are ‘catalysts for transformation’ for improved engagement
  • Upskilling and reskilling your workforce to increase employee retention
10:00 - 10:40 40 mins
Case Study: How Sales Incentives Can Be Used to Drive Positive Behaviours and Drive Performance
  • Suhrid Chaudhuri - Vice President, Head of Rewards and Performance Management, Noor Bank
10:40 - 11:00 20 mins
Speed Networking
11:00 - 11:30 30 mins
Morning Networking and Refreshments
11:30 - 12:15 45 mins
Case Study: Presentation by Finserv
  • Samir Bajaj - Global Human Resources Leader, Finserv
12:15 - 13:00 45 mins
Interactive Session: Tailoring Benefits to the New Competitive Landscape
  • Oluyomi Okunowo - Vice President, Global Compensation, COTY
  • Suhrid Chaudhuri - Vice President, Head of Rewards and Performance Management, Noor Bank
  • Pranav Wandnerkar - Director Total Rewards – Middle East & Africa, Mastercard
  • Fadi Saleh - Head of HR – Operations I Compensation & Benefits, Aujan Coca Cola Beverages Company
13:00 - 14:00 60 mins
Lunch and Networking Break
14:00 - 14:45 45 mins
Millennials in Focus: Talking to the Largest Generation in the Workforce Today
  • Borja Burguillos - Global People Strategy, Delta Partners
  • Pavithra Venkatesh - Regional Rewards Manager, Serco
  • Debunking strongly held perceptions on millennials and their expectations in the workplace
  • What organisational environments have proved to be engaging and successful in retaining millennials?
  • What benefits are viewed as meaningful by millennials and how do they impact their lives?
  • Long term benefits vs short term benefits – what is favourable and is it organisation based?
14:45 - 15:00 15 mins
Snap Shot: Three Things Every Compensation & Benefits Professional Should Know

A series of quick case study presentations with Compensation and Benefits leaders from across the globe to get their insight how their company is adopting to a changing business environment.

15:00 - 15:30 30 mins
Afternoon Networking and Refreshments
15:30 - 16:00 30 mins
Re-thinking Your Total Rewards: Engaging a Multigenerational Workforce
  • Samir Bajaj - Global Human Resources Leader, Finserv
  • Pranav Wandnerkar - Director Total Rewards – Middle East & Africa, Mastercard
  • Strategies on managing total rewards expectations for different generations in your organization
  • What is important in re-thinking your rewards: Leadership, flexibility, culture, employee satisfaction & loyalty
  • How to create a total rewards communication plan that addresses each generation uniquely
  • Addressing the biggest need for the future workforce: learning & development opportunities
16:00 - 16:45 45 mins
Healthy Employees + Increased Engagement = Healthy Work Environments
  • Agni Skafidas - Managing Director, OLAM Group
  • Building a wellness culture of health through leadership, policies and the work environment
  • Going beyond the norm to incorporate financial and mental wellbeing, nutrition, legal assistance and volunteerism for complete wellness offering
  • Highlighting successes of effective wellness programs in the region and how they have impacted organisational bottom line
  • What innovations are in the market connecting corporates and insurance providers for improves wellness programs?
16:45 - 16:55 10 mins
End of Forum Day One