Future of Finance Transformation with
RPA + Automation anywhere
Middle East Edition

Virtual Boardroom - 30th Aug 2021
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM (Gulf Standard Time)


With finance functions being under significant pressure, CFOs plan to prepare their teams for the future challenges. During these unprecedented times, delivering fast results is the key; for which transforming and optimizing your finance processes has become a necessity. However, in Middle East entrenched legacy infrastructure don’t always match correctly with the modern analytics technologies.

RPA can add value to your finance functions by bridging the gap between legacy technologies and modern analytic technologies, in return to accelerate insights, automate finances workflows and deliver immediate business outcomes. So, how do you maximize your ROI and digitally transform your finance department with the implementation of Robotic Process Automation?

Join this virtual boardroom session to discover the use of both RPA and key collaboration points between an organization finance function and a solution provider. Learn new ways to accelerate your time-to-value for your digital transformation efforts in finance.

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Automation Anywhere is a global leader in Robotic Process Automation (RPA), empowering customers to automate end-to-end business processes with intelligent software bots – AI-powered digital workers that perform repetitive and manual tasks, resulting in dramatic productivity gains, optimized customer experience and more engaged employees. The company offers the world's only web-based and cloud-native intelligent automation platform combining RPA, artificial intelligence, machine learning and analytics to help organizations rapidly start and scale their automation journey from the front office to the back office to every office. Its Bot Store is the world's first and largest marketplace with more than 1,100 pre-built, intelligent automation solutions. Automation Anywhere has deployed over 2.6 million bots to support some of the world's largest enterprises across all industries in more than 90 countries. For additional information, visit www.automationanywhere.com.


Founded in 1981, Oman Computer Services LLC (OCS Infotech), the ICT division of The Zubair Corporation (Z-Corp) is a leading future-focused IT company based in the Sultanate of Oman. As part of the Z-Corp group, OCS Infotech practices a dynamic blend of integrating innovative technology with an uncompromising dedication to clients and pioneer in bringing the latest technology to the IT industry in Oman.

OCS Infotech is an ISO 9001:2008 certified organization with nearly four decades of experience in the IT industry. OCS Infotech helps clients to achieve better, faster and more sustainable results through its partnership with leading global technology vendors using collaborative methods and tools.

OCS Infotech offers wide range of IT Solutions such as storage and virtualization, networking and security solutions, data center and infrastructure management, disaster recovery and business continuity, managed services and future technologies among others.

Through OCS Infotech, clients can have access to multi-level experts who offer and create complete solutions for organizations of all sizes and scale. From front-end consulting and planning, to integrating and managing any technology solutions, OCS Infotech has the depth and experience to respond to unique challenges and opportunities.


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Stefan Rueter
Chief Financial Officer
Oman Airport Management Company

Stefan J. Rüter, born 1972, is Chief Financial Officer at Oman Airports. The national airport operator of the Sultanate of Oman just recently opened its new terminal at the Muscat International Airport in March 2018. Beside Muscat, Oman Airports operates three additional civil as well as three oil field airports of the local oil producing company. In addition to the airport business, Oman Airports owns and operates Oman Groundhandling as well as Transom SATS Cargo, a premiere cargo operation handler. Within the airport group, Stefan is in charge of all Finance related matters and was before also responsible for Contracts and Procurement as well as the Stores. Before joining the company in August 2017, Stefan was Senior Vice President Finance and Investor Relations at Fraport AG, one of the biggest airport operators worldwide, based in Frankfurt - Germany. From the very beginning of his career Stefan completed a bank training and graduated as Master in International Finance and Law. After his study, Stefan started in 1999 at Continental AG, a German blue chip automotive supplier, first in Corporate Finance and later in Investor Relations.

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Abdul Razzaq Al-Balushi
Chief Financial Officer
Ooredoo Telecom, Oman

Abdul Razzaq joined Ooredoo Oman in January 2016 and brings over 24 years of multi-discipline work experience, which has earned him the position of Chief Financial Officer at Ooredoo. Before joining Ooredoo, Abdul Razzaq held a number of important leadership positions in various fields related to matters of senior management, finance, contracts & procurement, banking, strategy & corporate planning, risk management, board and several executive management committee secretary and consultancy. Abdul Razzaq spent his 24 years at HSBC, Oman LNG LLC, Oman Shipping Company SAOG, Aldersgate Partners and Oman Trading International. Abdul Razzaq obtained his Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Strathclyde UK. He is a Certified Treasury & Finance Professional (CTFP), Accredited Financial Analyst (AFA) and Chartered Economist (ChE), as well as a holder of a Certificate in Accounts, Banking & Trade. Abdul Razzaq is also an Independent Board Director of Musaf Muscat Funds. Formerly, he also served the Board of Oman Shipping Company SAOG as an Independent Board of Director and the Chairman of the Audit Committee.

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Fatick Hussain Al Balushi
Chief Financial Officer
Oman Cement Company

Experienced C-level Financial groomed professional with a demonstrated track of boards integration, leading high performing teams and delivering outstanding projects against stretched targets working in the oil & energy industry. Skilled in financial and commercial strategy stetting and drive. Well known for improving the overall organization performance. Skilled at Negotiation, Gas, Petroleum, Enterprise Risk Management, and Business Planning, IT, Governance, compliance.

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Dinesh Chandra
Regional Vice President
Automation Anywhere

Dinesh is the regional VP (Middle east & Turkey) at Automation Anywhere and an industry veteran, best known for his client centric market development approach. He previously worked with companies such as BMC, and SAP and is now in charge of delivering growth for Automation Anywhere in the region.

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Anu Cherian Philip
General Manager
OCS Infotech

Anu Cherian Philip is a General Manger at OCS Infotech , he has more than 15 + years of industry experience in the region . Before taking up the role of GM, he was in heading the sales and operation at OCS Infotech. Anu enjoys reading books and going on a long drive

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Mr. Abderahim Lakehal
Senior Sales Engineer
Automation Anywhere

Abderahim Lakehal is a Senior Sales Engineer with Automation Anywhere. With more than 10 Years of Experience under his belt, Abderahim brings with him a wealth of industrial, multi-functional experience in Pre-Sales, Value engineering, and Technical expertise.

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Ramesh Rajagopal
General Manager
Infocomm Group LLC

Ramesh Rajagopal is a Chartered Accountant by profession and a Fellow Member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, (ACCA), UK. Ramesh is also an associate member of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, (CIMA), UK. Ramesh is an MBA graduate in International Business from Annamalai University, India and also holds a certification from Project Management Institute.

Ramesh is responsible for Oman operations and overall finance of Infocomm since 2005. Ramesh is also part of the strategy team in Infocomm. Prior to joining Infocomm, Ramesh was working in various positions at the Zubair Corporation for more than 15 years.

Event Schedule

Monday, 30th August 2021

Keynote Speaker: Dinesh Chandra, Regional VP, Middle East & Turkey, Automation Anywhere
▪ Introduction to OCS group
▪ OCS partnership with Automation Anywhere

Speaker: Anu Cherian Philip, General Manager, OCS Infotech
▪ Major challenges faced by finance teams
▪ Expectations of finance team from RPA
▪ What are the primary processes in the finance department which needs to be automated?
▪ Considerations for When to Use RPA in Finance and Accounting
▪ How can RPA help finance team to improve the cash flow?
▪ How can RPA strengthen governance and controls?
▪ What is holding back CFO’s from adopting RPA?
▪ How top financial services company successfully piloted finance robotics?
▪ Robotic Process Automation Strategies, Trends and Future In UAE
▪ Which industries are adopting RPA rapidly & which industries is left behind?
▪ How will RPA help organizations to build business resiliency?

Panel Speakers:
1. Stefan Rueter - Chief Financial Officer, Oman Airport Management Company
2. Abdul Razzaq Al-Balushi - Chief Financial Officer, Ooredoo Telecom, Oman
3. Fatick Hussain Al Balushi, Head of Finance and IT - Salalah Methanol Company, Oman(Subsidiary of Oman Oil Company)
4. Ramesh Rajagopal - General Manager for Infocomm Group LLC
Speaker : Abderahim Lakehal, Senior Sales Engineer, Automation Anywhere

Who Should Attend

    Job titles:

  • CIOs, CTOs, CDOs,
    CFOs, CEOs, COOs,

  • Head of Digital
    Head of IT


  • Banking

  • Insurance

  • Retail

  • Manufacturing

  • Healthcare

  • Energy & Utilities

  • Telecom

  • Logistics

    Region Focus:

  • Saudi Arabia

  • United Arab Emirates

  • Qatar

  • Bahrain

  • Oman

  • Kuwait

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