ICAI Abu Dhabi announces new managing committee

Abu Dhabi - The chapter has been in existence for the past 36 years and currently comprises more than 600 members.


A Staff Reporter

Published: Wed 17 Mar 2021, 6:28 PM

Last updated: Wed 17 Mar 2021, 6:29 PM

At its recently-held 36th annual general meeting, the ICAI Abu Dhabi chapter re-elected CA Neeraj Ritolia as Chairman, CA John George as Vice Chairman, CA Krishnan N V as General Secretary, and CA Rohit Dayma as Treasurer.

Other members elected to lead the Main Committees are CA Ajay Singhvi (Social), CA Anand Gupta (Membership), CA Priyanka Birla (Communication), CA Mohammed Shafeek (Professional Development Committee) and CA Rajiv Datar (Media and Student Affairs).

In addition, the members elected are CA Anu Thomas, CA Monish Mohan, CA Ramesh Dave, CA Shafeekh Neelayil and CA Swati Gupta as sub-committee members to support the main committees.

The chairman of the Abu Dhabi Chapter of ICAI, CA Neeraj Ritolia acknowledged the immense contribution made by past chairmen and all dedicated committee members for their efforts during the difficult year of 2020.

Neeraj congratulated the entire team including current committee, past chairmen, sponsors, speakers, supporters, well-wishers and chapter members for winning 1st Prize for the Best Overseas Chapter for 2020 (Category 1). He expressed sincere gratitude to all chapter members for their continued support and commitment to take the chapter to greater heights.

During the AGM, the chapter’s activity report for the year 2020 was presented by the General Secretary CA Krishnan NV.

The Vice Chairman, CA John George, highlighted the plan for the next year, which includes providing continual professional education, employment opportunities, promoting CA as a career, organising social responsibility initiatives, empowering women members, mutual cooperation with the other GCC and International Chapters, and engaging with Emirati nationals in the accountancy profession.

The ICAI is the second largest accounting body in the world and currently has over 300,000 members. The Abu Dhabi Chapter of ICAI is a very active body among the overseas chapters of the institute.

It has been in existence for the past 36 years and currently comprises more than 600 members. The chapter is actively involved in enhancing and updating the professional knowledge of its members through organising professional seminars.

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