The 4th industrial revolution and e-commerce: Sim Shagaya, Chairman, Konga

Sim Shagaya, Chairman, Konga

As has recently been reported in the news, I have taken up the new position of Chairman of the Board for

We looked ahead into 2016 and beyond, and saw the challenges coming with the slower Nigerian economy, given the drop in the price of oil and other commodities, and the expected “knock on” effect for consumer retail in the country.

I came to the realization that I had a difficult choice to make: Continue to manage the day-to-day affairs for as CEO; or prepare the company for the implications of the coming 4th Industrial Revolution, the slower overall economy and help identify the new opportunities that all these changes present as Chairman of the Board.

Well, given those two options the choice was easy for me to make.

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