Meet Jean-Marc Ricca at the 14th Edition of the CFA’s Startups Hangout

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L-R: John Obaro, MD, SystemSpecs (Remita) and one of the speakers, Victor Tams, Founder/CEO of Wokkaholic.com, Gabriel Eze, Founder/UX Designer, Touchabl.com, both winners of the Pitch session, Jane Egerton-Idehen, Country Manager, Two Portharcourt-Based Startups Win at CFA's Startups Hangout Pitch Session
L-R: John Obaro, MD, SystemSpecs (Remita) and one of the speakers, Victor Tams, Founder/CEO of Wokkaholic.com, Gabriel Eze, Founder/UX Designer, Touchabl.com, both winners of the Pitch session, Jane Egerton-Idehen, Country Manager, Avanti Satellite Communications, another speaker at the Hangout, Ehi Braimah, Chairman of Neo Media & Marketing Limited and Chukwuemeka Fred Agbata Jnr, CFA, Convener of the CFA’s Startups Hangout and Presenter of Tech Trends on Channels Television.

Themed “Disrupt or Be Disrupted,” the 14th CFA Startups Hangout (CSH) is slated to hold next Friday, 31st May, 2018. The CFA’s Startups Hangout is a monthly strategic forum, where startups can get to meet and connect with each other.

These startups will also learn from successful Entrepreneurs who come over to speak to them about their successes and pitfalls, as well as how they overcame challenges in their organisations.

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This time, Jean-Marc Ricca, the Managing Director of BASF West Africa, would be having an interactive session with the attendees.

Jean-Marc Ricca PhD holds a master’s in biochemistry from the University of Lyon and a PhD in organic chemistry from Warwick University. He started his career in Rhone-Poulenc in 1990 before moving to Rhodia Inc in 1998 as a global marketing innovation manager and rose to the rank of director. Before becoming the Managing Director of BASF West Africa, he was the Global Key Account Manager of Home & Personal Care at BASF Asia Pacific and Germany. He is co-founder of the German Business Council and Board Member of Nigeria-German Business Association.

Entrepreneurs at the CFA Startups Hangout.

Jean, who believes that Nigeria is blessed with highly intelligent (young) human resources, would be at this interactive session to get startups to re-think their strategy, enterprise, goals and hopefully, help them move to the next level.

Past editions of the hangout had featured prominent successful Nigerian Entrepreneurs, including Austin Okere, Founder, CWG; Banke Alawaye, Country Manager, Praekelt; Chinenye Mba-Uzoukwu, CEO, InfoGraphics; Afolabi Abiodun, CEO, SB Telecoms and Devices; Bolaji Finnih, CEO, TechPreneur Africa; and Ommo Clark, CEO, iBez Solutions. Others include Jane Egerton-Idehen, Country Manager, Avanti Satellite communications; John Obaro, Managing Director, SystemSpecs (Remita);  and Wale Ajisebutu, Vice Chairman/CEO, 21st Century Technologies.

This edition of CFA’s Startups Hangout will be partnered by TAMS, Remita, The Guardian, Nigerian Communications Week, and Connect Nigeria. It will hold at No. 53 Oladipo Bateye Street, GRA, Ikeja.

The event is free but registration is compulsory for everyone interested in attending. Also, limited seats are available, therefore, you need to register here to get a seat.


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