HOUSE OF ROSE PROFESSIONAL’S

2020 MIDDLE EAST EDITION OF BREAK THE CEILING TOUCH THE SKY ® (VIRTUAL SUMMIT) 

Oct 1, 2020

0815 to 0845: REGISTRATION AND GET ONLINE

0845 to 0850: WELCOME: Chairman and CEO, House of Rose Professional.

0850 to 0900: OPENING OF CONFERENCE by Key Partners and VVIPs.

0900 to 0950: THE CEO’s NEWS, VIEWS AND TRENDS IN THE MIDDLE EAST.  What is shaping careers and business in the Middle East? The top CEOs provide an overview of the business agenda in the Middle East and what new skills have become critical in this Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous (VUCA)  world.   An executive summary of the top trends that are shaping the landscape for business in general and women in leadership in particular in this COVID-19 era.

  • Mohamed Samir, Executive Chairman, Alyasra; Former President, India, Middle East and Africa (IMEA) Selling & Market Operations P&G
  • Sheena Ganesh, Chief Operating Officer – Audit, KPMG Lower Gulf
  • Dr. Sonia Ben Jaafar, Chief Executive Officer, Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education
  • Stewart Lees, Marketing Director RB Middle East

Expert Moderator: Ranu Gupta, Managing Partner, Performance Leverage and Consultant, House of Rose Professional

0950 to 1030:   THE BUSINESS CASE FOR DIVERSITY & INCLUSION. DIVERSITY & INCLUSION IMPACT AT THE WORLD’S MOST SUCCESSFUL COMPANIESCase studies from two Organizations winning via Diversity & Inclusion. Inspiration from the most successful international brands in the Middle East. Two case studies to catalyse reflection and potential reapplication across industries and organisations.

  • Eva Mattheeussen, Head of HR, DHL Global Forwarding Middle East & Africa (MEA)
  • Assaf AlQuraishi, HR VP North Africa Middle East, Turkey, Russia Ukraine and Belarus (NAMETRUB), Unilever

1030 to 1100:  BREAK.

1100 to 1140: KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY James Michael Lafferty, CEO, Fine Hygienic Holding   (Includes Q&A)

1140 to 1230: LEADING WITH PURPOSE AND PRECISION. SUCCESS STRATEGIES OF THE MOST INSPIRATIONAL WOMEN LEADERS  Strategies for success – balancing work and family from the most successful leaders in the Middle East, managing your energy and wellness, leveraging technology for personal productivity, re-entering the workforce after a break, choosing your mentors and sponsors. Staying healthy and happy. A informed male perspective as well.

  • Ana Raposo, Country Director, Gulf Countries, The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies, Johnson & Johnson
  • Dr. Abeer AlTeneiji, Director in Clinical operations in Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi (CCAD)
  • Claudia Navarro, Marketing Director, Middle East and North Africa, The Coca-Cola Company
  • Anthony Rose, Chairman and CEO, House of Rose Professional Pte. Ltd. Author – Break the ceiling touch the sky: success secrets of the world’s most inspirational women

Expert moderator: Andrea Janjua, Chief Marketing Officer, Fine Hygienic Holding

1230 to 1315:   LUNCH BREAK  

1315 to 1330: 10 TIPS FOR GREATER RESILIENCE CLASS – Julie Lewis, Director, Mountain High 

1330 to 1420:   UNCONSCIOUS BIAS TRAINING; DISMANTLING MALE DOMINATED CULTURES, CREATING A CULTURE OF INCLUSION: Inspirational examples of how women and men are working together to create inclusive environments in the Middle East. Best practices for creating cultures that move male dominated cultures that impose unconscious bias to more productive cultures that enable women in leadership.

  • Fadi Matar, Country Leader Kuwait, Dow Chemical
  • Cara Nizari, Managing Director, AMCHAM Dubai
  • Jia Gay, Chief Human Resources Officer, Aramex International
  • Cordelia Henry, Founder of Pearlescence

Expert moderatorDelel Chaabouni, Executive Partner, Gartner, Gulf & Emerging Markets

1420  to  1500 :  Q&A SUPER SESSION : Answers from the C-Suite.

  • Shahzeb Mahmood, Regional Director and GM, MENAP, Reckitt Benckiser (RB)
  • Eva Mattheeussen, Head of HR, DHL Global Forwarding Middle East & Africa (MEA)
  • James Michael Lafferty, CEO, Fine Hygienic Holding
  • Alex von Behr, President, vBA Associates. Senior Advisor, House of Rose Professional. Former Global Chief Customer Officer, Unilever.

1500 to 1530: BREAK 

1530 to 1550: LEADING WITH INCLUSIVITY: Lisa Coleman, Senior VP for Global Inclusion and Strategic innovation and Chief Diversity Officer, New York University

1550 to 1610:  D&I – FROM THEORY TO PRACTICE: Monique Lanaux, Senior Director, Global Diversity & Engagement at PepsiCo

1610 to 1615: CLOSE.

NOTE: THIS SUMMIT WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY OVER ZOOM.

anthony@houseofroseprofessional.com.