The Palestine Chapter of the Middle East Investor Relations Society Holds a workshop on Crisis Communication

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

The work shop was held on 29th of September in cooperation with the Middle East Investor Relations Society in Dubai, UAE and attended by Investor relation officers of Palestinian companies, members of the Palestine chapter.

The speakers were Ms. Nicola Hooper associate partner at Bell Pottinger Consulting, Dubai and Mr. Omar Darwazah investor relations director at Orascom Construction Industries OCI New York, the event was hosted via Skype Technique.

Both speakers stressed on the need to be prepared for any crisis by setting suitable messages based on anticipated risks, and to have transparent communication with shareholders and the investment community. Practical Cases were discussed especially that of OCI during the Egyptian revolution in 2011.