CIMA World President to speak on 'Leading in a downturn'
Glynn Lowth, CIMA World President, will speak to Bankers at a
Breakfast meeting scheduled to be held on Tuesday, May 26 at the Ceylon
Organisations across the globe are facing uncertain and challenging
times which bring with it numerous risks and opportunities at the same
Of all the challenges, `Finance' tends to take top priority.
Thus it is a pleasure for CIMA to be associated with the Bankers Club
of Sri Lanka to share a few thoughts and insights on "Leading in a
Glynn, with his immense practical experience gained in Industry and
Finance whilst working at major multinational companies which have seen
many paradigm shifts in their markets, is well suited to speak on how
businesses can deal with the challenges in a downturn, the importance of
managing risk through the business cycle and identifying and
capitalizing on the opportunities that arise.
He will also address the vital skills required to deliver strategy
and explain some of the tools CIMA has developed to help organisations
drive successful strategies.
CIMA, Regional Director of South Asia and Middle East, Bradley
Emerson, commenting on the programme said: "We are well aware of the
current economic downturn has had on the performance of several banks
worldwide, who were thought to be `Too Big to Fail'.
No doubt Banks in Sri Lanka too are faced with very challenging times
to drive the local economy which is export dependent for its markets.
In this background the topic "Leading in a downturn" is most
The Vice President of The Bankers Club, Rajendra Theagarajah said "We
are indeed privileged to have a resource person in the calibre of Glynn
Lowth speak to us on a topic that is extremely timely and no doubt we
will be richer and wiser as a result.
The response for the breakfast meeting has been overwhelming, which
is indicative of the importance we Bankers attach to learning from
Finance specialists who have practical experience in running industries
in challenging times".