Davos deconstructed

Davos deconstructed

Start Date: Friday, 03 February, 2017
Time: 7:30 for 8:00
Contact Person: thembeka.hlatshwayo@wits.ac.za
Venue: Donald Gordon Auditorium, Wits Business School, 2 St David's Place, Parktown


Davos 2017 saw a powerful delegation from 'Team South Africa' join leaders and peers from around the globe to engage on the theme of 'Responsive and Responsible Leadership'.

This week the WEF team from Geneva will be in Johannebsurg in the build up to WEF Africa 2017, to be held in Durban in May this year. The Wits Business School is proud to invite you to a breakfast panel discussion hosted by some of South Africa's key leaders from across sectors to discuss the findings of the recent World Economic Forum that took place in Davos as well as share thoughts in the build up to WEF Africa, as Durban gets prepared to host leaders from across the globe.

Panellists (all Davos attendees) will share their insights from across sectors and include:

  • Siyabonga Gama - Transnet CEO - keynote speaker and panellist to share opening remarks
  • Mokena Makeka - Chief Imagineer and Creative Designer, Makeka Design Lab, Young Global Leader, World Economic Forum - keynote panellist
  • Zamantungwa Khumalo - Executive Producer at Power FM, Global Shaper at World Economic Forum - keynote panellist
  • Sid Wahi - President, CMA Investment Holdings - keynote panellist

BrandSA team will attend to add insights into the discussion on the planning and outcomes from Davos and the upcoming thoughts for the upcoming WEF Africa Durban.

The panel discussion will be moderated by WBS Executive in Residence, Euvin Naidoo, who is a member of WEF's Global Expert Panel and a Young Global Leader Alumnus. Euvin serves as Partner and Managing Director in  BCG's Johannesburg office, in his capacity as Head of BCG Africa's Financial Institutions (Banking and Insurance) Practice. 
Click here for speaker bios

WBS is also fortunate to welcome Elsie Kanza,  Director and Head of Africa at the World Economic Forum, to share direct insights from the WEF including thoughts on WEF Africa 2017 and the ‘Road to Durban’.

We look forward to hosting you.


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