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Presentation of Colors during the Opening Ceremonies of the 44th IAFEI World Congress in Manila, Philippines
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IAFEI Board of Directors, Advisory Council and guests - 15 Oct 2014 Manila, Philippines
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WELCOME TO IAFEI

The International Association of Financial Executives Institutes or IAFEI is a private non-profit and non-politcal association of Financial Executives Institutes from all over the world. Founded in 1969, IAFEI currently has 17 Member Institutes in the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, with a total membership of over 12,000 financial executives.

IAFEI aims to:

  • build and improve mutual understanding internationally among financial executives through the exchange of financial information, experience and ideas;
  • provide a basis for international cooperation among financial executives toward making financial systems and regulations more uniform, compatible and harmonious worldwide;
  • promote ethical considerations in the practice of financial management throughout the world.

What is IAFEI

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44th IAFEI WORLD CONGRESS, MANILA PHILIPPINES 15-17 OCTOBER 2014

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IAFEI held it's 44th IAFEI World Congress in Manila, Philippines on 15-17 October 2014. This year's congress was hosted by the Philippine institute, the Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (FINEX).

Watch this exciting video covering the activities from Day 0 (Oct 15) and Day 1 (Oct 16). CLICK HERE Photos: CLICK HERE

The Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (FINEX) hosted the IAFEI World Congress for the 4th time at the Makati Shangri-la Hotel, Manila Philippines. The congress was well attended with about 300 delegates from FINEX and 34 foreign delegates from Canada, Chinese Taiwan, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia and Vietnam.

OCTOBER 15 - IAFEI MEETINGS, TOUR OF COCONUT PALACE AND WELCOME COCKTAILS

The IAFEI Executive Committee meeting was held in the morning of October 15 and this was followed by the Board of Directors Meeting during lunch and onwards. After the meeting, the foreign delegates together with some members of the FINEX Board and organizing committee went to the Coconut Palace, the official residence of the Vice President of the Philippines, Jejomar Binay. Read more...

OCTOBER 16 - DAY 1 - OPENING CEREMONIES, KEYNOTE SPEECH AND TECHNICAL SESSIONS

The 44th IAFEI World Congress was officially opened with the presentation of colors which was a parade of the IAFEI member institutes' banners and the flags of FINEX, IAFEI and the Philippines. After the invocation and the Philippine National Anthem, FINEX President Edmundo Soriano and Chairman Luis Ortiz-Hidalgo welcomed the delegates to the IAFEI World Congress. Ms. Carmen Seriña, the Chairperson of the Organizing Committee, gave an overview of the congress. Read more...

OCTOBER 17 - DAY 2 - BREAKFAST WITH ASIAN LEADERS AND MORE TECHNICAL SESSIONS

Asian IAFEI leaders from Chinese Taiwan, Japan, the Philippines and Vietnam met during breakfast on the 2nd day of the World Congress to exchange updates and views on IAFEI matters and to discuss initiatives that will strengthen IAFEI in Asia. Read more...

PRESENTATION MATERIALS: CLICK HERE

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ASSOCIAZIONE NAZIONALE DIRETTORI AMMINISTRATIVI E FINANZIARI (ANDAF) XXXVIII NATIONAL CONGRESS, 24-25 OCT. 2014, FLORENCE, ITALY

ANDAF, the Italian institute, concluded on October 25th its two day national congress in Florence. ANDAF is currently chaired by Fausto Cosi, Vice-Chairman, IAFEI. These two days were filled with keynote speeches and round table discussions on the issues faced by the local CFO’s in Italy and Europe, and also with social and cultural events. Read more

 

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CONGRATULATIONS TO MR. KENICHI OHTA FOR HIS ELECTION AS AREA PRESIDENT FOR ASIA FOR THE REST OF 2014

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Mr. Kenichi Ohta of the Japan Association for CFOs (JACFO) was elected as the new Area President for Asia. He will be replacing Mr. Yoshiyuki Hijikata and will serve for the rest of 2014. For more information about Mr. Ohta, click here.

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WELCOME TO THE NEWEST MEMBERS OF IAFEI

The IAFEI Board of Directors recently approved the application for IAFEI membership of the financial executives institutes from:

  • Greece: Hellenic Institute of Financial Management (EIOD)
  • Russia: Russian Club of Financial Directors (RCFD)

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