ABANA CEO Series: A View from the Top with Chris Flowers, Chairman & CEO of J.C. Flowers & Company


April 23, 2024
6:30pm - 8:30pm


Harvard Club of New York City
35 West 44th Street
New York NY

ABANA is delighted to invite its community to join an exclusive conversation with Chris Flowers, the Chairman and CEO of J.C. Flowers and Company. Mr. Flowers is a legendary advisor, investor, and philanthropist who has been at the forefront of some of the most challenging and innovative transactions in the financial services industry, and whose views on markets and the economy are always thoughtful and prescient. In 1998, Mr. Flowers established J.C. Flowers and Company, a private investment firm dedicated to investing globally in the financial services sector. Since then, the firm has invested nearly $17 billion, including co-investment, in 65 portfolio companies across 18 countries.

The event will be moderated by Professor Costis Maglaras, whose leadership as the 16th Dean of Columbia Business School has turned it into one of the top graduate business school programs in the world. Outside of this, his experience has been focused on financial technology, asset management, markets, and digital technology. Professor Maglaras is a first-class intellectual with a pragmatic understanding of the marketplace.

The introduction will be made by Joud Abdel Majeid, ABANA Vice-Chair and Senior Managing Director, Global Head of Investment Stewardship at Blackrock.

6:30pm Welcome by ABANA President, Khalid Azim
6:31pm Introduction by Joud Abdel Majeid
6:35pm Fireside Chat with Chris Flowers and Professor Costis Maglaras
7:45pm Networking Reception with hors d’œuvres and open bar
8:30pm End

*This event is part of ABANA’s CEO Series, offering an exclusive look at how top executives and CEOs are envisioning the future of business, finance, tech industries and more. Since its introduction, it has featured David Rubenstein, Hutham Olayan, Larry Fink, Mohamed El-Erian, and Dara Khosrowshahi.


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.