MSC is to be an official sponsor of the 2017 Africa CEO Forum, which takes place in Geneva for two days this March.
The prestigious event is now in its fifth year, and is designed as a significant platform for leaders from across the world to discuss the African private sector, and the country’s wider economical issues and opportunities.
MSC is proud to have added its name to the list of global corporations who will participate in the occasion, and has confirmed the attendance of a number of senior staff from the company’s Geneva headquarters.
Taking place on Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st March, the Forum is expected to see more than 1000 attendees from over 60 countries, and will be staged at Geneva’s Intercontinental Hotel.
“MSC is very pleased to be participating in the Africa CEO Forum this year, and sees it as an extremely important event at which leaders and decision makers can discuss the most pertinent opportunities affecting the continent,” said MSC President and CEO, Diego Aponte.
“As a company, we enjoy strong connections with Africa, providing a global transport network which significantly contributes to the country’s future trade ambitions, and which provides employment to thousands of people.”
High profile personalities confirmed within the schedule of discussions and debates, include Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank; Tewolde Gebre Mariam, CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, and Oba Otudeko, Founder and Chairman of Honeywell Group.