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africon CEO Mr. Marc Zander Interview ” Investors Lack Information”

CT Executive Search Specializes in senior recruitment in the emerging markets, leveraging its proprietary research capacities in Moscow ad a network of partners in Asia, Africa and Eurasian Economic Union. CT Executive interviewed africon GmbH CEO and Partner Mr. Zander last October to share insights about Investors lack information and relations in Africa. The interview […]

Automotive projects Conducted by africon

Over the past years, more and more automotive firms have shown increasing interest in Sub Sahara Africa. Even though OEMs like VW and Nissan have dominated the news with their announcement of establishing assembly plants in Africa, the largest immediate automotive business potential lies elsewhere: in the automotive aftermarket. With more than 12 million vehicles […]

africon continuously active in training and education in the African context

Beside the longstanding partnership with the Hochschule Bonn Rhein Sieg, the engagement in the TVET initiative in Kenya and the permanent supervision of student’s thesis, africon continues its engagement in the field of training and education also in the city of its new headquarter Bremen. In November 2018, Sonja Mattfeld was invited to speak in […]

africon CEO was invited to moderate the African Investment Day in Erkrath

Marc-Peter Zander, CEO and Partner of africon GmbH has been invited to moderate the African Investment Day which was held on the 29th of November 2018 to discuss the opportunities and challenges for investment in Africa. The platform of distinguished African speakers gave a platform to the audience to discuss the first-hand access to investment, […]

africon GmbH is named official foreign representative for the BVMW

Since October 2018 africon GmbH is the official foreign representative for the BVMW “Bundesverband der Mittelständischen Wirtschaft” (German Association for the SMEs) for the countries of Nigeria, Ghana, Tanzania, Kenya and Ethiopia. The BVMW has 18.000 direct company members in Germany and 700.000 indirect contacts within Germany. At the moment the BVMW is strengthening their […]

SOTM October. Trade Fairs in East Africa

As official representative of Messe Dusseldorf in East Africa we are today taking a closer look at the trade fair market in East Africa. Especially, Kenya has developed as hub for exhibitions and conferences during the past years and serves as gateway to a vital region. But also the neighbouring country are hosting various types […]

SOTM September. Fish Waste In Ghana

For this slide of the month our West Africa team has done in-depth research on the fish sector in Ghana. The value chain analysis shows that despite partly very modern and efficient fish production there is still a huge food loss during processing, packaging and logistics. This challenge means also a great potential for investments […]

Write Your Thesis With africon

As a company and employer, we know of the importance of well trained, educated and skilled staff. Since our mission is “Bridging potentials”, we clearly see our own obligation in not only asking for such qualities in our own staff members but also to help build them up in the employees of tomorrow. Therefore, we […]

Business in Africa 2.0 – IHK Saarland

After the success of the first event, IHK Saarland has invited africon GmbH for the 2nd time to the topic Africa. This time the theme of the event was “Business in Africa 2.0” to which companies from Saarland were invited. Mr. Zander, Partner and CEO of africon GmbH was invited as a speaker and presented […]