The presentation ceremony took place in The Landmark London Hotel on November 27
December 8, 2015: The International Finance Magazine 2015 Awards were presented to the winners at a glittering ceremony in London on November 27. Trophies and certificates were handed over to the winners at a gala dinner hosted at The Landmark London Hotel.
Peter Meyer, CEO, the Middle East Association (MEA), was the chief guest at the awards ceremony.
The awards were presented by Peter Meyer, Dr. Cigdem Kogar, Chief Representative of Central Bank of Turkey in London; Kofi Addo, Head of Trade and Investment, Ghana High Commission; and Thomas Mbun, Head of Treasury and Finance, Ghana High Commission.
The awards recognise excellence in banking, finance, Islamic finance, insurance, brokerage, CSR and other fields. The aim is to turn the spotlight on people who are making a difference in the industry and nation, and companies that are blazing a trail, with the focus on emerging markets and opportunities.
Meyer had worked in MENA for 15 years before joining the MEA as its CEO. He is familiar with many of the companies and award winners from the region. The MEA is the UK’s leading business forum for promoting trade and investment.
Dr. Kogar, an economic counsellor at the Turkish Embassy, has worked in the research department as an economist in her 25 years at the Central Bank of Turkey. At the awards ceremony, she took the opportunity to interact with the winners.
Attendees were treated to a performance by Dominic Holland, one of the UK’s best and most respected stand-up comedians.