Africa CEO Forum 2017: Anta Babacar Ngom Bathily winner of the “Young CEO Of The Year” award
Senegal is in the spotlight in Geneva, where the Africa CEO Forum was held. Indeed, Anta Babacar Ngom Bathily, Director of Sedima Group won the “Young CEO Of The Year” award for her leadership qualities.
The SEDIMA Group considered as a success story, occupies an important part in the poultry sector in Senegal. The group started from the initiative of a young Senegalese promoter (Babacar Ngom) who started his activities in 1976 with an informal breeding of 120 broiler chicks and an investment of 60,000 CFA francs (just under 100 euros). Today, the structure generates more than 20 billion in turnover. What to receive a distinction.
AFRICA CEO FORUM is a major international meeting for decision-makers and financiers from the African private sector which brought together, for two days, more than 1,000 participants from more than 63 countries. Several leaders of large African and international companies, financiers active on the continent and public decision-makers enrich their strategic visions and discuss with the economic and financial community on their development and investment objectives
This year, the Africa CEO Forum highlighted debates on the nature of the economic boom of the 2000s, the reality of growth in Africa and the decisions needed to return to a high and sustainable rate of growth.