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Abidjan, African CEO Forum

Africa CEO Forum 2016

Published on: Mar 21, 2016

Bringing Africa’s leaders together

The Africa CEO Forum which is held annually, will see its fourth edition take place from 21 to 22 March in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The Africa CEO Forum is one of the most important events on the continent, as it provides a platform for participants to address their views and opinions about topical issues directly affecting their business and the environment within which they operate.

The event plays host to over 800 attendees, with 500 of these including CEOs, as well as 200 prominent African leaders and international figures. The improvement of collaboration between Africa’s leaders remains key to address issues that will place Africa as a serious contender in the global business landscape.

This year, representing Africa’s communication and satellite technology industries, Ibrahima Guimba-Saidou, SES Africa Senior Vice President, interacts with participants and engage in meaningful dialogue with other like-minded individuals who will drive Africa to further unlock its potential.

Ibrahima Guimba-Saidou, SES Africa Senior Vice President

“It has always been the vision of SES to make a tangible difference to the daily lives of the people in Africa. This, however, is not something that can be done in silos – it requires the collaboration of various captains of industry and a thorough understanding of the African landscape including – challenges faced which need to be addressed by business in order to thrive,” – Ibrahima Guimba-Saidou, SES Africa Senior Vice President of Commercial Africa.

Through the commitment and dedication of leaders like Ibrahima and the teams at SES Africa, the issues facing the continent can be turned into opportunities.

Connecting the Continent

Increased collaboration among Africa’s business leaders is another step toward our goal – connecting Africa and increasing communication among its people.

With the aid of our clients and new partners emerging from the Africa CEO Forum, our service offerings have the potential to truly inter-connect Africa.

To talk to us about the broadband and communications offerings from SES, please follow this link.


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