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Nigerian Stock Exchange and Bloomberg Set to Host Third CEO Roundtable


Wednesday, June 7, 2017 1:15 PM /NSE

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in collaboration with Bloomberg is set to host the third annual NSE Bloomberg CEO Roundtable on Friday, June 16, 2017 at Stock Exchange House, Marina, Lagos.

This year's NSE Bloomberg CEO Roundtable is themed, “Innovating Out of Nigeria’s Recession: Exploring New Paradigms for Nigeria’s Economic Growth”.

It will address the topical issue of resource dependency and the alignment of the economic recovery plan and roadmap to insulate the Nigerian economy from the shocks that come with it.

The forum will bring together thought leaders with a wide range of perspectives on the economy, from the financial, agriculture, manufacturing, academic and public sectors, and will be headlined by the Honourable Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun.

The programme will feature a keynote presentation, panel discussions and insightful research and analysis on the Nigerian Economy from a Bloomberg economist.

Confirmed speakers for the event include: Oscar N. Onyema OON, CEO, NSE, Dr Doyin Salami, Senior Lecturer, Lagos Business School, Funke Opeke, Founder and CEO of Main One, Dr Demola Sogunle, CEO, Stanbic IBTC Bank, Selloua Chakri, Head of Market Structure Strategy, MEA, Bloomberg L.P., Mark Bohlund, Senior Economist, Africa and the Middle East, Bloomberg Intelligence, Ngozi Adebiyi, Lead Consultant, OutsideInHR, Graham Hefer, Managing Director, Okomu Oil Company Plc., and Haruna Jalo-Waziri, Executive Director, Capital Markets Division, NSE

Interested participants can register here

Speaking on the event, Oscar N. Onyema OON, Chief Executive Officer, NSE, said “As the Nigerian economy begins to manifest its potential to rebound out of recession, it is important to sustain important dialogues around innovation and diversification of our economy.

Our collaboration with Bloomberg was envisioned to engender dialogues that will provide practical solutions for private and public sectors in Nigeria.

As with previous editions, the forum will be highly interactive and we look forward to robust engagement”.

"We're delighted to partner with the NSE again to convene a prestigious group of business leaders for what will no doubt be a fascinating and informative discussion.

Bloomberg is working closer than ever with key financial institutions and stakeholders in Nigeria and across the continent to not only bring more transparency to capital markets, but to help tackle economic challenges and support opportunities," said Selloua Chakri, Head of Market Structure Strategy, Africa and the Middle East, Bloomberg.

The annual NSE Bloomberg CEO Roundtable is a platform that ensures continuous dialogue with key stakeholders and provides strategic solutions to economic issues for follow up implementation by The Exchange in its capital market advocacy role.

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