G20 Strategy & Management Summit

Thanks to a partnership with Leaders League, ABIE France offered members discounted or complimentary tickets (Corporates) to the high profile G20 Business Strategy & Management Summit held in Paris on 9th April.

ABIE members attending the conference mingled with CEOs, CFOs and board executives of France’s largest and most successful companies. ‘This event was of excellent standard, very relevant to current business considerations and trends, with a well-diversified panel of high profile speakers’ said ABIE member Thierry Brisson, Deputy Programme Director, Renault.

Leaders League G20 Strategy & Management Summit -€“ 9 April 2014

Morning sessions at the Leaders League summit saw the battle of business models where a panel of speakers discussed how and when to introduce or trigger disruption in company strategies. Rubbing shoulders with executives of Regus, Egis, Bonduelle, Bureau Veritas and Olswang the audience engaged in a lively discussion on technology, competition of the future,

acquisitions and mergers.

In the other plenary room, CEOs of Orange, Accenture, Marionnaud, Altran, Société Generale discussed Leadership, how to structure foundation for future success within your companies and how to recruit, motivate and grow talents and leaders. The afternoon modules included finance, innovation, digital revolution and marketing.

ABIE Business member Tea Dietterich who attended the innovation stream picked the brains of Oracle’s Country Leader, Director of Marketing of Philips Consumer Lifestyle, Marketing Director for Yahoo, CEO of MasterCard France among many others. A lively discussion was held on data and business intelligence – what to do with it as well as the big bang of the client relation channels: internet, globalization and marketing one-to-one.

This event presented an outstanding opportunity to network at the business luncheon, the numerous refreshment breaks and the QA sessions following all panel debates and concluded with a cocktail reception where delegates could unwind and discuss the day’s conclusions.

ABIE France looks forward to other Leaders League events and works to continue to offer invaluable networking experiences to its members.