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Dr. Henry Azzam is the Chairman of Deutsche Bank for the Middle East and North Africa. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the international financial crisis, the intra-bank market, sukuk issuance and the need to create a more robust secondary market, and the current state of project finance in the UAE. Copyright 2011 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/henry-azzam-chairman-middle-east-and-north-africa-deutsche-bank-8344/
In this episode of In Focus we explore urbanization in Africa with Prof. Ivan Turok, the Executive Director of the Economic Performance and Development, Human Sciences Research Council (EPD-HSRC). Prof. Turok is a Honorary Professor at the Universities of Cape Town and Glasgow, and has a PhD in Economics, MSc in Planning and BSc in Geography. Before returning to South Africa and joining the HSRC in 2010 he was Professor and Research Director of the Department of Urban Studies at Glasgow University. Prof. Turok's fields of expertise include the spatial economy (regions, cities and neighbourhoods), local labour markets and economic development. His research on unemployment, regional development, city competitiveness, urban regeneration and spatial inequalities is highly cited international...
In this episode of In Focus, we discuss how African businesses can collaborate with governments to drive sustainable development across Africa with Mr. Ali Mufuruki, Chairman and CEO of the Info-Tech Investment Group. Mr. Ali Mufuruki is a Tanzanian entrepreneur, philanthropist, public speaker and leadership coach. He is the co-founder and chairman of the CEO Round table of Tanzania, a policy dialogue forum that brings together more than 100 CEOs of leading companies in Tanzania. This group engages regularly with the senior government leadership of Tanzania to find solutions for the country's economy. Mr. Mufuruki is also the owner, Chairman & CEO of Info-Tech Investment Group LTD, a family business that has interests in ICT, media, telecoms, private equity, retail and real estate across...
Muhammad Mumuni is the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration of Ghana. He spoke with The Prospect Group about foreign direct investment, developing trade relationships, and Ghana's political role in West Africa. Copyright 2012 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/muhammad-mumuni-minister-of-foreign-affairs-regional-integration-ghana-8788/
From the creators of Radi-Aid; Meet Michael and donate your stereotypes at http://www.rustyradiator.com https://twitter.com/AfricaForNorway https://www.facebook.com/pages/Africa-for-Norway/512874142058207 We're messing with you. There's no such thing as charity actors. But in our video, did you recognize stereotypes frequently used in fundraising campaigns? Hunger and poverty is ugly, and it calls for action. However, we need to create engagement built on knowledge, not stereotypes. Why? http://www.rustyradiator.com/#why We need to change the way fundraising campaigns are communicating issues of poverty and development. This is why we are awarding creative fundraising campaigns with the Golden Radiator Award, and stereotypical campaigns with the Rusty Radiator Award. An international ju...
Raja Azlan Shah Raja Azwa is the Managing Director of Sime Darby Healthcare Group, which is wholly owned by Sime Darby, one of Malaysia's oldest and largest diversified companies. He spoke with The Prospect Group about Sime Darby Healthcare's new initiatives, the dynamics between the private and the public sector, and the challenges ahead. Copyright 2012 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/raja-azlan-managing-director-sime-darby-healthcare-group-8916/
Patricia Francis is the Executive Director of the International Trade Centre, a joint agency of the World Trade Organization and the United Nations. She spoke with The Prospect Group about the new dynamics of international trade, their influence on emerging markets, and the challenges facing exporters. Copyright 2012 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/patricia-francis-executive-director-international-trade-centre-8785/
Hamdi Osman is the Senior Vice President of FedEx Express Middle East, Indian Subcontinent & Africa. He spoke with The Prospect Group about how the logistics industry in the region is developing and the role Dubai will play in the industry and in the region. Copyright 2011 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/hamdi-osman-senior-vice-president-fedex-8264/
Guy Mehula is the President (Middle East, North Africa, and the northern Mediterranean Sea border countries) of Parsons, a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, environmental, and defense/security. He spoke with The Prospect Group about new infrastructure development initiatives, working with the different governments in the UAE, and what is important to foreign companies deciding to come and do business in the UAE. Copyright 2011 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/guy-mehula-president-mena-parsons-8414/
Strive Masiyiwa battles corruption to empower young Africans, and is spearheading a mobile revolution. Read more here http://www.egonzehnder.com/the-focus-magazine/topics/the-focus-on-identity/interview/always-be-conscious-that-you-are-setting-a-tone-and-a-value-system.html
Sobhi A. Batterjee is the President and CEO of Saudi German Hospitals Group (SGH Group), the largest private healthcare company in the MENA region. He spoke with The Prospect Group about addressing structural deficits, the role of private healthcare providers in the UAE, and medical tourism in the Middle East. Copyright 2011 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/sobhi-a-batterjee-president-and-ceo-saudi-german-hospitals-group-8317/
Mohammed Abdulmagied Seddiqi is the Vice President - Sales & Retail at Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the appetite for luxury goods in the UAE today and running a family business in a globalized economy. Copyright 2011 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/mohammed-a-m-seddiqi-vp-sales-and-retail-ahmed-seddiqi-and-sons-8218/
Dr. Hage G. Geingob is the Minister of Trade and Industry of the Republic of Namibia. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the new initiatives that the Ministry of Trade and Industry is involved in, the recent change in the country's investment inflows, and the role that Namibia's natural resources play in attracting foreign investments. Copyright 2012 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/hage-g-geingob-minister-of-trade-and-industry-republic-of-namibia-8893/
Previewing Issue 2 of Executive Focus Business Magazine as seen on http://www.executivefocusmagazine.com Featuring business and leisure articles on KPI insanity, interim management, discounting cause and effect, Africa, Scalectric and fitness training video, just to name a few. The magazine that inspires business focus and lifestyle balance. Available on iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/executive-focus-business-mag/id617601832?mt=8
Ari Kesisoglu is the Managing Director for MENA at Google. He spoke with The Prospect Group about Google's activities in the region, the economic impact of the internet, and opportunities for investment in ICT. Copyright 2012 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/ari-kesisoglu-managing-director-mena-google-8649/
As a Director, you would be interested in USB-ED’s Africa Directors Programme, presented in association with the Old Mutual Investment Group, the Institute of Directors and INSEAD. The focus is on the director as person, the governance processes of boards and board dynamics, further equipping you to govern with purpose, confidence and skill. Furthermore, you will be able to include the successful completion thereof into a portfolio of evidence for the Chartered Director Designation. More info at http://www.usb-ed.com/Courses/Pages/Course-details.aspx?Course=Africa-Directors-Programme&CID=99®ion=South%20Africa
The world's economic landscape is changing fast, demanding fresh thinking & swift responses; This is why Africa's CEO's descended on Abidjan in Cote d' Ivoire for the fourth annual Africa CEO forum. Under the theme of New Reality, New priorities, discussions at this summit hope to be at the forefront in shaping the continent's growth. In this episode of Talk Africa,Beatrice Marshall brings you insights from some of the continent's top business and policy leaders.
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http://www.weforum.org/ African frontier markets attract about 1% of global private equity flows. How can the region’s capital markets deepen and broaden? Dimensions to be addressed: - Integrating and harmonizing cross-border market regulation - Increasing long-term corporate and government bonds - Advancing initial public offering activity •Raymond McGuire, Head, Global Banking, Citi, USA. •Maria Ramos, Chief Executive Officer, Barclays Africa Group, South Africa; Global Agenda Council on Africa. •John Rwangombwa, Governor of the National Bank of Rwanda; Global Agenda Council on the Future of Banking. •Hendrik du Toit, Chief Executive Officer, Investec Asset Management, United Kingdom. Moderated by •Matina Stevis, Africa Business Correspondent, The Wall Street Journal.
Osama Abdeen is the chief executive officer of Abu Dhabi National Takaful, an Abu Dhabi based company offering Takaful products and services. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the growth of the Takaful industry, convergence, and keeping pace with economic growth. Copyright 2011 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/osama-abdeen-ceo-abu-dhabi-national-takaful-8206/
Osman Sultan is the CEO of Emirates Integrated Telecommunication Company, also known as Du, the Dubai based telecommunications operator that created a duopoly in the UAE's telecommunications sector. He spoke with The Prospect Group about network connection within the UAE, infrastructure development, and local content creation. Copyright 2011 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/osman-sultan-ceo-du-2-8555/
Higher incomes, improved communications technology and growing aspirational are all changing the consumer landscape for international brands operating in Africa. Frank Braeken, Unilever's executive vice president for the region, discusses the company's approach to consumer research and market development in Africa
William E. Heinecke is the Chairman & CEO of Minor International, one of the largest hospitality and leisure companies in the Asia Pacific region. He spoke with The Prospect Group about Minor's businesses, how the Chinese market is changing the landscape of the hospitality industry, and why Thailand remains an attractive investment destination. Copyright 2012 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/william-e-heinecke-chairman-ceo-minor-international-81106/