Join our Moving into Africa event about knowledge & talent on 16 March

People and knowledge are at the centre of attention during this year’s CFO event Moving into Africa, on Wednesday 16 March at the Standard Bank office in Rosebank on 35 Baker Street. CFOs who will their experiences on the continent will include Alexander Visser (Philips Africa), Mohammed Abdool-Samad (Illovo) and Greg Davis (Standard Bank Africa). Experts from knowledge company Thomson Reuters and executive recruiter Spencer Stuart are also at hand to provide insight.

"In 2016 your competitive advantage in Africa will be defined by whether you have clear and simple strategies for people and knowledge," says CFO South Africa MD Graham Fehrsen, who will start the program at 17h30. Local know-how and insights are key on the continent, something Illovo CFO Mohammed Abdool-Samad stressed in a recent interview on CFO.co.za. Mohammed will be part of our panel of CFOs, who have all learned many fundamental lessons on their way to building successful businesses in Africa.

The event will see the presentation of some fascinating data by Moula Mokhbo-Amegashie (Partner sub-Saharan Africa Spencer Stuart) and Kamal Patel (Head of Corporates & Partnerships, Thomson Reuters). Of course the informal knowledge sharing and networking is also a pivotal part again of the CFO event.

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