CEO FORUM 2022
FOUR SEASONS HOTEL, ISTANBUL, TURKEY
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12
14.00 
Welcome
Serif Kaynar
Advisor to business founders, Chairmen and CEOs on leadership and CEO and board member appointments. Honorary Chairman of Korn Ferry Turkey.
14.15
What makes the outperforming CEO

What it takes to become an outperforming CEO:
skills, traits, experience and how to obtain them

Manfred Kets de Vries
Global authority and most reputable expert in leadership development and CEO coaching. Distinguished and award winning clinical professor of leadership development at INSEAD. Financial Times and the Economist rated Manfred as one of the world's top-50 most influential contributors to the development of leadership.
14.50
Entering multi emerging markets 
New ideas and insights for CEOs aimed at global expansion
Kaan Terzioglu
CEO of VEON Group, a global digital operator that serves almost 220 million customers in some of the world's fastest-growing emerging markets. 
Received the “Outstanding Contribution to the Industry” award for his leadership in defining a digital transformation model for the telecoms industry.

15.35 
Power of the soft skills
How to influence people and lead them using effective communication
Tom Blackwell
CEO of EM, an international financial communications consultancy focused on emerging markets, with offices in New York, London, Moscow and Hong Kong. Expert in IPO, M&A and crisis communications.

16.20 
BREAK
16.35
Transformational leadership
Leading in a time of change
Manfred Kets de Vries
INSEAD
17.25
Self-care for CEOs
How to stay engaged and productive under pressure
TBC
18.15
COCKTAILS
19.00
DINNER

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13
8.15 
BREAKFAST
8.45 
Current macroeconomic trends
What is going with global economy, how business reacts to changes 
and what to expect in the future
Charlie Robertson
Leading emerging markets specialist covering the global economic themes having the greatest impact on emerging markets. 
Global Chief Economist and Head of Macro-Strategy at Renaissance Capital, an investment bank with operations in Africa, Central and Eastern Europe, North America, and the Middle East.

9:30
Managing talents / panel discussion
How to discover and engage creative potential of the executive teams
Manfred Kets de Vries,
INSEAD 
Margarita Koshman
Korn Ferry
10.15
BREAK
10.30
Growth strategies
Turning your company into a business leader
Ozgur Tanrikulu
Member of the global leadership team of McKinsey and the Head of the EEMA region (Africa, CIS, the Middle East, and Turkey).

11.15
CEO and Board interaction
Management insights from CEO’s and board members’ perspectives
Tom Blackwell (moderator), Kaan Terzioglu, Ozgur Tanrikulu

Sir Julian Horn-Smith 
One of the founding members of The Vodafone Group Plc, a $45 bln mobile operator. Architect in the development of Vodafone’s international strategy.
Received a knighthood in the Queen's Birthday Honours for his services to international telecommunications.

12.00 
LUNCH
13.00
What do institutional investors want from CEO
Neil Harper
Chairman of Turkey’s largest private equity firm Turkven. 
Former Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of the Private Equity Fund of Funds at Morgan Stanley. Before that he was a Partner at McKinsey & Co.

13.45
Government relations / panel discussion
How to build a productive relationship
Tom Blackwell (moderator), Kaan Terzioglu
Sir Julian Horn-Smith, Ozgur Tanrikulu
14.30
Leading Digital transformation
Ideas, strategies and insights from leaders 
Tom Blackwell (moderator), Kaan Terzioglu
Sir Julian Horn-Smith, Ozgur Tanrikulu
15.15
BREAK
15.30
Performance management
How get the most of your team and build an outperforming company
Ozgur Tanrikulu
McKinsey
16.15
Reputation management: perils of digital age
CEO’s online dos and don’ts
Tom Blackwell
EM
17.15
Why succession planning is important 
How to turn your impact into a lasting success
Margarita Koshman
Korn Ferry
18.00
What have you learned? Key takeaways and conclusion
Serif Kaynar
Korn Ferry Turkey
18.15 
COCKTAILS
19.00
DINNER
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