3 reasons why CEOs succeed in Africa today: Tyra Malzy, Chief Learning Officer, Mazars University

Tyra Malzy, Chief Learning Officer, Mazars University

Africa is the fastest growing region in the world. Even for those already in the know, Bloomberg shares some eye-opening stats: over the past 10 years, Sub-Saharan Africa’s GDP has grown by 51% compared to 23% world average or 13% for the US.

Furthermore, contrary to popular belief, the African growth story is not only one of  natural resources.

The Continent is home to the fastest-growing consumer market, so even with plunging oil prices, Africa has outperformed its emerging market peers in several industries, including financial services (by 11%) and discretionary FMCG (by 18%). 

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