On October 18, 2016 Credit Agricole Bank conducted its traditional event for corporate clients «Credit Agricole Group – economic outlook for Ukraine in 2016–2017». This year a special focus was made on agro sector. The event took place in InterContinental Hotel and was attended by more than 170 corporate and VIP clients.
«Last year we had a premier of such event and promised to have it on a regular basis. This is a good opportunity to meet together in a more unformal environment and to share with you the expertise of Credit Agricole», - mentioned Jean-Paul Piotrowski, CEO of Credit Agricole Bank during his welcoming speech.
Jean-Paul Piotrowski presented the key priorities of Credit Agricole Bank’s strategy in the frameworks of the global strategy of Credit Agricole Group «Ambition 2020». A special part of the event was dedicated to the presentation to the guests a new Credit Agricole signature. So the guests of the event were the first to know about the new signature of the Credit Agricole Group which will be launched in Ukraine soon.
Four speakers form Credit Agricole Group (France), Agritel and Credit Agricole Bank (Ukraine) presented their insights on Ukraine, Europe and world in general.
A regular guest at the event Jean-Louis Martin from Credit Agricole Group delivered a general macroeconomic presentation «World Outlook: 2016-2017».
Jean-Baptiste Clavel from Credit Agricole S.A. made the presentation on the world grain sector «Cereals production and trading. Update and challenges» with a specific focus on EU and Ukraine.
Olivier Bouillet from Agritel paid more attention to grain market and prices evolution in his report «Which opportunities for Ukrainian farmers on the international scene for 2016-2017?».
Vadim Ganah, member of the Management Board of Credit Agricole Bank in charge of financial market presented «Macroeconomic forecast for Ukraine 2017» and made a zoom on the financial and banking sector landscape in Ukraine.
The conference was also attended by the representatives of Credit Agricole Group from Germany, France, United Kingdom, namely Karsten Hitzbleck, Raphael Donnevert, David Renouvel, Masayuki Mori. The guests from business communities also attended the event. Among them there were Nicolas Perrin, counsellor on agricultural matters at the French Embassy in Ukraine and Alexis Struve, Director Business France Ukraine.
During the event a new infographic report «Ukrainian Agribusiness» was presented to the bank’s customers.
«We received many positive feedbacks from our clients. Many of them mentioned the great expertise of our speakers and the valuable information presented during the event. Clients really highly appreciated the presentations. In general, guests estimated the event as a good possibility to speak and share information with colleagues about market, changes, mentioning a good consolidation of useful structured information in the frameworks of one conference», - commented Larysa Bondarieva, member of the Management Board of Credit Agricole Bank.
About Credit Agricole:
PJSC «CREDIT AGRICOLE BANK» is a modern universal bank owned by the leading financial group in Europe – Credit Agricole Group (France). The Group is a major partner of the French economy and one of the largest banking groups in Europe. It is a leading retail bank in Europe, having the largest portfolio of assets under management, being first in the field of bank insurance and third - in project financing in Europe. Credit Agricole has been operating in the financial market of Ukraine since 1993 and renders the entire range of banking services to private individuals, including VIP clients, and business. The Bank pays special attention to cooperation with agricultural enterprises. Reliability and business reputation of CREDIT AGRICOLE in Ukraine is confirmed by the highest possible FITCH ratings, leading positions in bank sustainability, bank deposit reliability and bank profitability rankings, as well as by 460 000 private and 26 000 corporate customers, including representatives of small and medium business, large Ukrainian companies and international corporations.
Viktoriia Torianyk, Head of PR and corporate communications Credit Agricole Bank.
Phone. +38 044 581 07 45, e-mail: Viktoriia.Torianyk@credit-agricole.ua