FDE Breakfast Briefing Munich


Executive Breakfast Briefings Q2 Date: Thursday 9th May, 2019
Time: 8.00 – 10.30 am
Venue: Mandarin Oriental, Munich
Moderator: Brian Montgomery, Finance Director, EMEA, APJ & Canada, Workday
Event Partner: Workday
Delegates: 20-25 Senior finance executives cross industry
Cost: Complimentary

Embracing digital technology to transform finance

Exclusive FDE roundtable breakfast on Finance Transformation Success, and the increasingly influential role being played by digital technologies

As we all know, we are living in exciting and challenging times, where technology fuelled by data is creating new opportunities to unlock value through speed, control and insight, as well as creating opportunities to completely reimagine business models.

Therefore, at this exclusive FDE breakfast briefing, we will be hearing from finance leaders across different industries that will be sharing their experiences on the key enablers, as well as pitfalls to avoid, when undertaking any kind of finance transformation journey.


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The session will be moderated by Brian Montgomery, Finance Director EMEA, APJ & Canada at Workday. Brian is responsible for the accounting and controllership functions for Workday in EMEA, APJ and Canada. He joined Workday in 2008 as part of the Cape Clear acquisition and will, during this exclusive roundtable, be exploring areas such as:

  • Do we have the right People with the right skill set?
  • Do we challenge our processes and invest enough in automation?
  • And ultimately, does Technology truly enable Finance to be disruptive?

This VIP invitation-only event, which includes complimentary breakfast and drinks for the duration, will enable you to network with like-minded finance professionals who are at various stages of their own transformation journeys and developing their functions to be more cost and time efficient.

FDE will be hosting this breakfast and discussion at the Mandarin Oriental in Munich on Thursday 9th May, 2019.


Mandarin Oriental, Munich

Neuturmstraße 1, 80331 München, Germany

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  • 08.00 – Registration and coffee networking
  • 08.30 – Breakfast served
  • 09.00 – Welcome by FDE
  • 09.05 – Introductory speech by Workday 
  • 09.20 – Brian Montgomery, Finance Director, EMEA, APJ & Canada, Workday
  • 09.35 – Q&A
  • 10.20 – End of briefing and additional networking

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Our Aims:

Since 1992 FDE magazine has delivered informative and authoritative coverage of the finance function, bringing you comment and analysis from the world’s most powerful business leaders. The objective of FDE briefings is to gather a community of leading Finance Directors / CFOs at world class venues to gain valuable insight from distinguished speakers. Participants have the opportunity to meet, network and discuss relevant issues and trends at a 5 star venue.