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IMA’s Annual Corporate Recognition Event

17:00 - 20:00
World Trade Center Amsterdam route

IMA’s Annual Corporate Recognition Event – Recognizing the Dutch top Accounting and Finance leaders, the evening is comprised of a networking reception, award ceremony and a business case presentation about innovation. Join attendees from the Dutch finance world. The event is open for non-IMA members and IMA members. There is no registration cost for attendance but registration is required. Registrations are screened in order to make sure only senior finance professionals attend.

Date:      November 8th

Time:      17:00 – 20:00

Meeting Venue:

Conference Center World Trade Center Amsterdam Zuidas, Strawinskylaan 1, 1077 XW Amsterdam


17:00       Reception

17:30       Opening by Alain Mulder –Regional Director IMA Europe

17:35       Business Controllers’ role in fostering disruptive innovations presentation by:

Murat Tarakci: Associate Professor of Innovation Management at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University.

Murat’s research aims at creating innovative organizations and takes a behavioral approach. In particular, he examines what motivates managers’ search for new strategic initiatives, and how managerial power and leadership affect generating novel ideas. His research has been published or accepted for publication in Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, and Journal of Operations Management. Murat’s research has also been featured in popular media outlets including Financial Times and Harvard Business Review. He is currently serving as the academic director of MSc in Management of Innovation.”

Marc Morgenland:  Business Manager at ConQuaestor

Marc has more than 20 years’ experience in finance. At ConQuaestor, a financial consulting and interim firm, he is responsible for the competence center ‘Business Control & Partnering’. He started his career at PwC and specialized in the field of Business Control by fulfilling several senior business control roles within such companies as KPN, Essent, T-Systems, and Nuon. He is providing the advice on business control improvement. Marc is also responsible for setting up the program and giving lessons on Post-Bachelor “Business Controller” education at The Hague Executive Campus (Avans).