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IMA Event at Al-Jazeera Network

posted Nov 21, 2012, 12:42 AM by IMA Qatar Chapter   [ updated Jun 29, 2016, 2:53 AM ]

In an effort to support and develop their finance and accounting staff, Al-Jazeera Network embarked on establishing a strategic partnership with the IMA. Mr. Muhannad Abu Gazaleh, Finance Director at Al-Jazeera, explained the importance of the IMA membership and value of the CMA certification.

Mr. John Macauly, IMA’s Chairman provided a presentation on “Bridging The Skills Gap On The CFO Team”. The presentation was well received by the attendees, which included the majority of Al-Jazeera finance team. Mr. Macauly was accompanied by Mr. Jim Gurowka, IMA’s Vice President for International Development.

The event was organized by Mr. Loai El Meqati, a member of Al-Jazeera finace team whereby the attendees appreciated his efforts in successfully organizing this event.

During the event, Mr. Macauly highlighted the value of the CMA certification and commended Al-Jazeera’s efforts in supporting and motivating their staff to work towards attaining this prestigious professional certification.

The event was also attended by Mr. Ez Tabra, President of the IMA Qatar Chapter and Richard Ali, Secretary of the IMA Qatar Chapter. Mr. Tabra thanked Al-Jazeera for hosting the event and their support to the IMA and CMA.

It is hoped that the event marks the start of a long term and mutually beneficial collaboration between Al-Jazeera and IMA.

The IMA delegates were given a tour of the studios and facilities of Al-Jazeera Channels (Arabic and English).

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