KSM presents at FINEX-SAP webinar

SGV Consulting Markets Co-Leader and EY ASEAN Finance Fields of Play Leader Kathrina S. Macaisa (KSM) was one of the speakers at a webinar titled Transform to Agile by Leveraging Emerging Technologies hosted by the Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (FINEX) and SAP on 28 July. Other speakers included executives from the banking and technology solutions industries. SGV Chairman and Country Managing Partner and FINEX Professional Development Committee Co-Chair Wilson Tan delivered the opening remarks.

KSM with other speakers at the FINEX-SAP webinar

KSM led a session titled Finance of the Future and discussed the challenges that CFOs face caused by disruptive forces such as digital transformation and COVID-19. She shared that transforming to agile goes beyond embracing tools and technology. Emphasizing the need to embrace technological innovations available in the market, KSM explained that companies also need to equip their finance functions and teams with the right tools to increase efficiency and enhance agility. She also discussed the importance of anchoring transformation programs on a vision that is aligned with the company’s overall vision and strategy. She added that companies should consider the dynamic value drivers shaping the future of finance to protect and enhance their finance functions.