The Centenary Summit
ASCENT TO THE C-SUITE AND BEYOND
Ascending to the C-Suite and Boards of both private and publicly traded companies requires a mix of talent, timing, ambition, navigation, network and sponsorship. This breakout session explores the elements of leadership ascent considering the constraints of environmental change, economic flux and pace.
Session leaders: Julia Brown, CPO Carnival Corporation, Christine Ramon, CFO AngloAshanti Gold
PURPOSE DRIVEN LEADERSHIP
A business without a purpose is a business without passion. Research shows that tomorrow’s business leaders care less about working for a company and more about working for a compelling cause even if business driven. This breakout session explores the toolkit for purpose driven leadership and employee engagement through the lens of Corporate Social Responsibility and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion but retaining a focus on baseline business value.
Session Leaders: Arlene Isaacs-Lowe Global Head of CSR & President Moodys Foundation, Faith Khanyile, CEO WDB Holdings Temi Ofong, C0-CEO Investment and Corporate Banking, ABSA, Danyale Price, Chief Inclusion Officer, Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton Garrison LLP.
MANAGING STAKEHOLDERS & EXPATRIATE EXPERIENCES
Access and an increasingly global economy is changing the way that business leaders think about strategy. Effective leadership under this new world order means having the multi-cultural competency to manage international stakeholders, accelerated growth and change. This breakout session explores the opportunity for Africa and methods for gaining global competency including expatriate work assignments and trade.
Session leaders: Peter Crawley, Country Officer, Citi, Kuseni Dlamini, Chairman, Aspen Pharmacare & Board Member, Massmart, India Martin, Founder LFL.
THE CHANGING TECH LANDSCAPE: DATA & TECHNOLOGY DISRUPTION
The technological revolution of the past 30 years has driven evolution from both a customer and business perspective faster than at any point in human history. This break out will explore how access to data is driving the customer experience, the complexity of managing big data and also how data and technology disruption can help Africa fight crime, corruption and some of the very human issues Africa is facing.
Session Leaders: Candice Dott, Head of Market Development Africa, Thomson Reuters, Dr, Mave Houston, Head of Research & UX Design, Amazon Audible, Charmaine Houvet, Public Policy Director, Africa, Cisco Systems.