The Atlanta CFO Leadership Council Presents
BREXIT - What CFOs Need to Know
Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 7:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.
Breakfast, networking & complimentary valet/self parking provided.
If your company doesn’t know what Brexit means for US business, you can’t afford to miss this event.
Join The CFO Leadership Council on November 17th for an insider’s look at the emerging situation in the UK and Europe. Hear from HM Consul General Jeremy Pilmore-Bedford from the British Consulate-General and other experts to gain a better understanding of Brexit’s impact on the US economy and how you can help your company identify potential risk exposures.
- Brexit coming to top of corporate risk list and remains a top business concern
- CFOs focusing on defensive balance sheet strategies to counteract
- Rising concerns about weak UK growth and their competitiveness in world trade
- Recent appointment of a new Prime Minister,
- CFOs continue to see significant risks in the economic environment and perceptions of uncertainty remain
WELCOMING ACAUS AT THIS JOINT EVENT
Founded in 1980, The Association of Chartered Accountants in the United States ("ACAUS") is a nonprofit professional and educational organization dedicated to representing the interests of over 7,000 Chartered Accountants & Chartered Professional Accountants from the funding Home Institutes who reside in the United States.
Jeremy Pilmore-Bedford, Her Majesty's Consul General of the British Consulate - General Atlanta
Jeremy Pilmore-Bedford took up his appointment in Atlanta as Her Majesty’s Consul General in August 2013. He leads a team which works throughout the southeast United States to promote UK-US trade and investment, support British nationals, conduct public diplomacy on key issues, and build scientific co-operation. He also sits on the Marshall Scholarship selection committee.
Jeremy’s previous posting was in London where he was the Head of the UK Foreign Office’s Caribbean, Central America and Mexico Department. In this role he helped to re-invigorate UK relations with Latin America and the Caribbean, pushed for greater trade links and supported joint efforts to combat drugs and crime within the region. Prior to this Jeremy worked in the Foreign Office’s planning staff on supporting democratic reform in Ukraine after the 2004 Orange Revolution.
John Kahn, CFO & Chair of the Atlanta Chapter of the Association of Chartered Accountants in the United States
John Kahn has more than 25 years of strategic international financial experience that includes CFO roles at NASDAQ listed, private equity owned and venture capital backed companies. He is an accomplished and highly networked CFO who has worked with companies operating in the technology, fintech, financial services and other sectors. A former Big 5 Firm Silicon Valey Office Audit Manager, John is dual qualified as a Certified Public Accountant (California), and a Chartered Accountant (England and Wales).
Ron Waliczek, Managing Director of OTC Foreign Exchange and Interest Rates, OTC, FX & Rates, INTL FCStone Financial, Inc.
A graduate of the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana with a Bachelor's of Agricultural Economics, Ron Waliczek has worked in the foreign exchange market for more than 30 years. He joined INTL FCStone as Director of OTC FX and Interest Rate Risk Management after working 22 years with JP Morgan Chase as Executive Director of FX Risk Management. Based in Chicago, Ron was the past President of the Board of Chicago Improv and enjoys volunteering at the House of Hope in Lake Zurich, Illinois.
Rod Ellis, Chief Accounting Officer, Invesco Ltd.
Rod Ellis is the Chief Accounting Officer for Invesco, a position he has held since April 2011. He is located at Invesco's global headquarters in Atlanta.
Before assuming his current role, Mr. Ellis was Global Director of Financial Planning and Analysis, and Treasurer from May 2007 to April 2011. From 2000 to 2007, he was based in London as Director of Finance - Europe, and from 1996 to 2000 he served in Hong Kong as Invesco's Director of Finance - Asia.
Katie Davies, Vice President, International Solutions Development, Radius
Boston-based Katie Davies is a founding member of former High Street Partners' (now Radius) executive team. She's responsible for the strategic development of the Advisory practice within Radius, across global geographies and multiple technical disciplines of HR, Payroll, Tax, Corporate Governance, Global Mobility (expatriate, immigration), and Legal.
An expert in a wide variety of cross-border issues, Katie provides hands-on client services to many of the firm's accounts with operations in Europe and across the globe. Proven track record in providing practical "hands on" operational support for organizations who are about to embark on international expansion for the first time or who are trying to get their hands around a company with an existing international footprint.
Curently, Ms. Davies heads up Radius' Brexit Task Force. To read her recent blog post entitled "State of Brexit - Five Things You Should Know Now", click here.
Location: The Buckhead Club, 3344 Peachtree Rd., Suite 2600, Atlanta, GA 30326
Agenda: 7:15 am - 8:00 am Registration, Networking & Breakfast Buffet | 8:00 am - 9:15 am Program
Cancellation Policy: Send cancellations to Denise Parker, Southeast Marketing Manager, at email@example.com prior to November 15, 2016.
- Program level: Intermediate
- Requested CPE: 1.5
- Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge
- Program Prerequisites: None
- Advanced Preparation: None
- Delivery Method: Live/Group
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Please note that service providers or any executives who are not senior financial executives (CFOs, Vice Presidents of Finance, Controllers, Directors of Finance, etc.) will not be admitted attendance to this event. The CFO Leadership Council reserves the right to decline any registration.
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