22nd November 2015
Jumeirah Emirates Towers
CFO Middle East Awards

CFO Middle East Awards will celebrate the achievements of financial leaders and organisations in Middle East.

The flavour of CFO role is changing. The leaders of finance function are expected to add value to business and redefine organisational strategy in the wake of volatile financial markets, regulatory changes and globalisation. Beyond that, he or she has to deal with accountabilities such as governance and compliance, and stand up to auditors, analysts and shareholders.

Yet, CFOs are unsung heroes and the inaugural CFO Middle East Awards aim to celebrate the achievements of these leaders on the financial front lines.

Spanning 12 categories, the CFO Middle Easts Awards 2015 will shine the spotlight on the outstanding work of financial professionals and teams in the region along with companies that have exhibited superior leadership.

An independent judging panel will select the winners and finalists from the information provided in the nominations forms, and we will honour the winners at a grand gala dinner ceremony on 22nd of November in Dubai.

Deadline for nominations is 29th October, 2015

Award Categories

CFO of the year

Open to CFOs in the Middle East who have led their organisations to great heights of performance while exhibiting exemplary professional traits


Public Sector CFO of the year

This award recognizes the public sector CFO who has demonstrated financial management leadership


Young CFO of the year

Financial leaders under 40 years old are eligible to nominate for this category


Finance Team of the year

This award is designed to recognize the overall contribution of finance teams to the success of their organisations

Awards Sponsors

For nomination related enquiries:
Jeevan Thankappan
Group Editor
+971 4 375 5678
+971 56 415 6425
Annie Bricker
+971 4 375 5684
+971 56 130 5505
James Dartnell
Deputy Editor
+971 4 375 5684
+971 56 934 4776


For sponsorship enquiries:
Rajashree Rammohan
Publishing Director
+971 4 375 5685
+971 50 173 9987
Christopher Stevenson
Commercial Director
Tel: +971 375 5674
Mob: +971 50 459 0206
Kausar Syed
Group Sales Director
+971 4 375 1647
+971 50 758 6672


For registration enquiries
CPI Events Team
+971 4 440 9100