4th Annual Product Development Excellence in Banking MENA Summit

25 - 26 Sep 2018, Dubai

4th Annual Product Development Excellence in Banking MENA Summit has been designed to bring you a unique opportunity to gain fresh insights into areas such as product management, development and execution of various banking products, both in corporate and retail side of banking, and impact of digitalisation on product development in the industry. We will discuss what innovative tools and techniques should MENA banks add to be customer-oriented and have enough differentiation in product offering in the region. Come and find the answers to all the questions about how to design the right winning new product development strategy and what digital products, programs and channels will become mainstream in the next years.

You will hear about the power of FinTech and what the right strategy of Banking and FinTechs collaboration is, the difference between products in Islamic banks and Conventional banks, and challenges in risk management that banks are facing by implementing digital products and applications. By attending this summit, you will access the first-hand learnings and valuable tips from the leaders in banking industry in MENA region when it comes to designing and launching new products and you will find the answer to how you can develop the bank from the product-centric to a customer-centric one and what we can expect as the main future trend and predictions  in the product development for banking.

Key Speakers

Amit Malhotra 

General Manager, Personal Banking Group

Commercial Bank of Dubai

Tolga Guralp

Vice President, Retail Credit Products

Garanti Bank

Anup Rao

Vice President – FX & Remittance Products

First Abu Dhabi Bank

Pranay Sharma

Associate Vice President, Customer Analytics

Emirates Islamic

Ahmed Issa

Chief Executive Officer, Consumer Banking

Commercial International Bank

Sachin Chandna

Vice President - Auto Loans, Personal Loans & OD

National Bank of Oman

Key topics

  • Customer priorities at the centre of the product designing, viewing products and services from the customer’s perspective in MENA region
  • Is there enough differentiation in product offering in MENA region, particularly with mortgages?
  • Development and execution of various transaction banking products
  • Role of Retail products in banking industry, are there enough innovations in Retail products to meet all clients’ expectations?
  • The difference between products in Islamic banks and Conventional banks
  • The Winning New Product Development Strategy: Tools and Techniques
  • Reinvention of Banking Products in MENA region, Trends and Future Predictions
  • Impact of Technology on Financial Products - Inspirational Outlook
  • Product Innovations, Digital Products and Channels
  • Key Product Management Challenges and Risks in the Banking Sector

Who Should attend

Members of board, C-level, Senior Vice Presidents, Vice Presidents, Directors and Heads of departments from Banking industry involved in:

  • Product Development
  • Product Management
  • Product Implementation
  • Cash Management
  • Cards Product
  • Credit Product
  • Customer Analytics
  • Wholesale Banking
  • Consumer Banking
  • Private Banking
  • Liability Products
  • Wealth Management
  • Investment Products 
  • Products Innovations
  • Trade Products
  • Islamic Products
  • Retail Banking
  • E-Channels
  • Online Services
  • FinTech
  • Alternative Distribution Channels
  • Internet and Mobile Banking
  • Digital Transformations
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