Mr Neemalen Gopal appointed as Chairman of the MIoD
The new board of the MIoD met on 13 December 2017 in Ebene to elect its new Chairperson, Mr Neemalen Gopal, IT Cluster Director of Leal Group. He replaces Mrs Heba Capdevila-Jangeerkhan whose mandate ended on 5 December 2017. On the same occasion, Mr Guillaume Hugnin, Group Export Manager of Eclosia has been appointed as Vice-Chairperson.
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Panel Discussion on the Practical Concerns Regarding the Implementation of the National Code of Corporate Governance
The Annual Members Meeting of the MIoD was held on 5 December 2017 at La Potinière in Ebene and for the occasion the MIoD took the opportunity to continue the debate on the practical concerns regarding the National Code of Corporate Governance. A panel consisting of Mr Christian Angseesing, Managing Director of Executive Services, Matthew Lamport, Lecturer in Financial Reporting at the University of Mauritius, Ms Aruna Radhakeesoon, Chairman of the National Committee for Corporate Governance and Mrs Aisha Timol, CEO of the Mauritius Bankers Association. The panel was moderated by Mr Pierre Dinan, Economist and Business Consultant.
During the debate the panellists emphasised on the essential role of the Company Secretary in its implementation but also on the methodology to be used.
Launch of McKinsey Research for Mauritius on "Women Matter" and Women Directors Forum Peer-to-Peer Support Group
The Women Directors Forum ("WDF") of the MIoD has launched on Monday 20 November 2017 at MCB Auditorium in St Jean the McKinsey Research for Mauritius on "Women Matter" which is done by the latter for Africa and other parts of the world. The event was also aimed at identifying the challengers and enablers that women face in leadership positions. The Support Group of the WDF for that purpose did a small survey amongst MIoD women members to get their opinion on various aspects such as the benefits women bring at higher job positions. A panel discussion had then been set up to discuss more on the subject matter and the panel comprised of Mrs Nousrath Bhugeloo, Partner at ABAX, Mrs Catherine McIlraith, Chartered Accountant & Independent Director, Stephanie Ng Tseug, Head of Cards at the MCB, Aruna Radhakeesoon, Executive Director and Chief Legal Executive at Rogers and Mrs Aisha Timol, CEO of the Mauritius Bankers Association.
The new board of the MIoD met on 13 December 2017 in Ebene to elect its new Chairperson, Mr Neemalen Gopal and its Vice-Chairperson, Mr Guillaume Hugnin.
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MIoD's 2017 Annual Report
MIoD's 2017 Annual Report has been published this 22 November. The report gives an overview of the major milestones in the development of the MIoD during the financial year 2016/17 as well as the application of the National Code of Corporate Governance 2016 in its Corporate Governance Report.
A soft copy can be downloaded here.
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