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Friday, June 23 • 18:00 - 19:00
Winning in Africa: From Trading Posts to Ecosystems - BCG

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Mostly ignored by multinationals since the 1980s, Africa is now receiving their attention and investment. Awareness of the Africa opportunity is one thing. Winning in Africa is another. The continent remains a dizzying collection of emerging markets, each with its own unique business environment, risk profile, and potential. Many companies have been operating in Africa for decades and have learned the hard lessons that await newcomers. BCG conducted an extensive case study of those successful companies in Africa and identified key success factors. The BCG author team, Stefano Niavas and Takeshi Oikawa will introduce these key success factors with lively case examples and exchange views with the participants from ALC.

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Stefano Niavas

Partner & Managing Director, The Boston Consulting Group
Stefano Niavas came to The Boston Consulting Group in 2001 and was based first in the firm’s Paris office and then in its New York office. He is also a member of the firm’s Consumer, Global Advantage and Marketing, Sales & Pricing practices. At BCG, Stefano has worked primarily... Read More →
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Takeshi Oikawa

Principal, The Boston Consulting Group
Takeshi Oikawa began his career with The Boston Consulting Group in Tokyo in 2011 and moved to Johannesburg in 2013. He has significant experience working with clients across Africa in various industries including consumer goods, agribusiness, oil & gasand public sector. Takeshi is... Read More →

Friday June 23, 2017 18:00 - 19:00 GMT+04
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