ABANA 2023 Achievement Award Dinner


November 8, 2023
5:15pm - 9:15pm


The Plaza
768 Fifth Avenue
New York NY

ABANA was delighted to announce last year’s Achievement Award Recipient, Chuck Davis, Chairman and CEO of Stone Point Capital. The event took place on November 8th at the Plaza Hotel, New York City. In accepting the award, Chuck Davis joined a fireside chat with Lloyd Blankfein, former Chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs. He was introduced by Dina Powell McCormick, Vice Chairman and President of Global Client Services and a Partner of BDT & MSD. She was a former partner at Goldman Sachs and former US Deputy National Security Advisor. Ms. Powell McCormick was currently the Chair of the Robin Hood Foundation.

The award recognized an individual who exemplified outstanding leadership in banking and finance and who had displayed a proven commitment to positive professional cooperation between the US and the Middle East and North Africa. The ABANA Achievement Award Dinner had long been the premier U.S. event for the Arab and international finance industry. Held in New York City, the event brought together over 400 guests to celebrate an exemplary business leader. Past recipients of ABANA’s Achievement Award included: H.E. Yasir O. Al-Rumayyan, Stephen A. Schwarzman, Farouk A. Bastaki, David M. Rubenstein, Laurence Fink, Hutham S. Olayan, Mohammed Ali Alabbar, Bader Al Sa’ad, Muhammed Al-Jasser, Mohammed El-Erian, Faisal Al-Ayyar, Lubna Olayan, Richard Debs, and Abdul Majeed Shoman.

*ABANA 2023 Achievement Award Dinner payments were non-refundable after October 31, 2023.


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Online registrations are now closed for this event. Contact ABANA at 1 212 599 3030 or rsvp@abana.co for last-minute registrations or questions.


Chuck Davis

Chairman and the Chief Executive Officer of Stone Point Capital

Moderated by:

Dina Powell McCormick

Vice Chairman & President of Global Client Services and a Partner of BDT-MSD

Lloyd Blankfein

Former Chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs