Africa’s consumer-facing industries are expected to grow by $400 billion by 2020, representing the continent’s largest business opportunity. North Africa has one of the highest urbanization rates in Africa, and the GDP per capita in urban areas tend to be higher than the country average. This represents an attractive consumer market in North African cities. In this session, the speakers will share their expertise on the current state of the consumer market in North Africa, and where they think the market is headed.
Room: Stockholm 3, from 13:30 -15:15
Speakers in this session will include:
- Mr. Jacek Roznowicz, Director Africa and Development EMEA, Yves Rocher
- Mr. Hichem Elloumi, Chairman & CEO Coficab/Vice President UTICA
- Mr. Svein Stolpestad, Group Vice President, Strategy & Business Development, Jotun AS
- Mr. Mohamed Kandil, CEO, El Rashidy Al Asly
Moderator: Mr. Lanre Akinola, Editor, African Business magazine