Since 2012, the Africa CEO Forum has brought together more than 5000 business leaders, investors, and high-level policymakers from across the continent and around the world. This year, the Africa CEO Forum is taking it further still by launching the Africa CEO Network, the first community of influential business leaders on the continent.
The Africa CEO Network aims to strengthen networking among influential decision makers in Africa via a digital platform and regular regional networking events. This conference will be held in Lagos, among many other hubs in Africa, on the 27th of June and will be led by Toyin Sanni, CEO of Emerging Africa capital Group and Maher Jarmakani, CEO of Jagal.
Abidjan, Casablanca, Lagos, Nairobi, Kinshasa, Accra, Addis Ababa, Douala, Dakar, Johannesburg: in all four corners of the continent, the Africa CEO Network is represented in each of its hubs by a duo of ambassadors, acting as spokespersons for the network and first local contact points for future members.
Toyin Sanni, CEO of Emerging Africa Capital Group and Maher Jarmakani, CEO of Jagal, will have as primary missions to co-build the event which will mark the beginning of the Lagos hub around key themes for local and regional economic development and work towards the network’s growth by participating in the recruitment of new members. Experts will also share insights about possible solutions that can be implemented to tackle Nigeria’s power deficit at the event. The maiden edition of Lagos’ Africa CEO Network in June will be exploring “Sustainable Solutions to Nigeria’s Power Deficit”.
At a time when the Free Trade Area is being put in place, the Africa CEO Network is giving substance to the Africa CEO Forum’s vocation of reinforcing regional integration by promoting business relationships between decision-makers from every part of the continent. The maiden edition of the Lagos hub will set the tone for what will surely be a boon for business networks in Nigeria.